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Forum topic by BigMig posted 08-24-2015 07:32 PM 671 views 0 times favorited 5 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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08-24-2015 07:32 PM

Topic tags/keywords: adirondack ergonomic ergonomical s-curve

Team,
Most people love the basic Adirondack chair, myself included. However the straight back of an A. C. doesn’t feel good to me for very long. I’m wondering how to build in some curvature that makes a bit of an “S-curve” for one’s lower back.

Anyone ever seen such a thing/build or designed one?

Thanks in advance.

-- Mike from Lansdowne, PA


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#1 posted 08-24-2015 07:45 PM

You mean something like this:

Bent wood using a pattern/form/

-- Respectfully, Paul

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#2 posted 08-24-2015 08:48 PM

Michael Fortune designed one he called a garden chair. It was published in FWW.

-- "The only limits to our realization of tomorrow will be our doubts of today." - FDR

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#3 posted 08-25-2015 12:28 PM

thanks for the ideas.

-- Mike from Lansdowne, PA

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#4 posted 08-25-2015 03:50 PM

Adirondacks are so darn hard to get out of could they really be made ergonomic ? :)

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#5 posted 08-25-2015 05:16 PM

@Yonak

Craft them slightly higher in the front, raise the back of the seat along with a slightly more upright back, which should make them much easier to stand up yet retaining the comfort.

-- Respectfully, Paul

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