Folding Adirondack chairs

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Project by ChrisMc45 posted 105 days ago 1753 views 13 times favorited 6 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Not as fast as I first thought, finally done! One point for all pattern-routers, Masonite did NOT work as a template. Too thin to register against bearings for routing, go for 1/2-3/4 MDF as I did after first failures.
I made mine from rot-resistant cypress leftover from the deck project, with a fat coat of furniture wax. I hope they just grey out and not need too much care.
The ever-patient SWMBO likes them, loves the feel of the wood and the comfy seating, so I have a win.

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#1 posted 104 days ago

Looks great Chris,of course the folding aspect makes these chairs much more functional as far as storage and transport,nice work.

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#2 posted 104 days ago

I just got the Veritas plans for these, going to attempt to knock two of them out this weekend! Beautiful job, and great choice in the cypress!

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#3 posted 104 days ago

Looks great and folding feature is outstanding.

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Mainiac Matt

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#4 posted 104 days ago

Did you use their $17.50 hardware kit? Or did you substitute standard hardware?

-- Pine is fine, but Oak's no joke!

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#5 posted 104 days ago

that is really cool, great job

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#6 posted 104 days ago

Very nice work

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