Which do you prefer? Adirondack or Muskoka Chair?

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Forum topic by Mark posted 07-11-2010 11:02 PM 1334 views 0 times favorited 14 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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07-11-2010 11:02 PM

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Which one and why?

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#1 posted 07-11-2010 11:47 PM

Sure look very close. I’m guessing that they were not designed without someone seeing the other.

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#2 posted 07-11-2010 11:53 PM

far as i can tell ,

the muscoka ,

has a round seat front .
so i would go with it .

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#3 posted 07-12-2010 12:48 AM

I give….what’s the difference? The term looks to be interchangeable from the pics I see. Some are even called “Adirondack Muskoka”.

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#4 posted 07-12-2010 02:21 AM

like patron said, the muskoka chairs are curvier in design and are better fitting with your comfort. Adirondack chairs are simpler and flatter in design.

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#5 posted 07-12-2010 01:08 PM

Muskoka because I am Canadian eh!

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#6 posted 07-12-2010 02:01 PM

OK, eh, I think Muskoka is the one I like too, eh. Probably because I am from the great white north too eh. Although I think both came into being about the same time.

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#7 posted 07-12-2010 10:07 PM

ditto to that one cdn brothers….i love it up in muskoka

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#8 posted 07-12-2010 10:08 PM

theres nothing like sitting in a muskoka chair on the dock of a calm lake in muskoka…best way to watch the sunsets

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#9 posted 07-12-2010 10:13 PM

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#10 posted 07-12-2010 11:18 PM

then wikipedia should have a woodworker rephrase them

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#11 posted 07-12-2010 11:25 PM

I always thought they were the same thing.. just a matter of preference in the way you build them.. eh..

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#12 posted 07-12-2010 11:30 PM

I like adirondack chairs.

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#13 posted 07-12-2010 11:46 PM

Personally I don’t like the heavy flat look of the Andirondack chair. They may be more comfortable than they look but I want to see more shaping. They remind me of picket fences made into a chair.

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#14 posted 07-12-2010 11:54 PM

mmmh….way to put it…now that u mention it, it does look like a fence

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