Vital Statistics Woven Wood Deck Chair

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TYPE: Woven wood deck chair

OVERALL SIZE: 32H x 32D x 25W

MATERIAL: Exterior plywood, bending plywood

JOINERY: Butt joints reinforced with galvanized screws or threaded inserts and brass machine screws


- Threaded inserts allow the chair to be disassembled for storage

- Seat and back are woven from thin, bending plywood strips captured in rabbeted frames

■ Frame parts laminated from two layers of 3/4-in. plywood for strength FINISHING OPTIONS: Exterior latex primer and paint, exterior spar varnish

Building time

Tools you'll use ft i>


Table saw

0 hours

■ Jigsaw

Router table with V2-in. flush-


trimming bit, V2-in. straight bit,

4-5 hours

3/8-in. roundover bit


■ Right-angle drilling guide

2-4 hours

■ Drill/driver

■ Compass


■ Clamps

6-8 hours

■ Drum sander

■ Combination square


- Fine-tooth backsaw

2-3 hours

14-20 hours

[ ] (4) 1/4 x 4-in. fiathead brass machine screws, washers, nuts

D #& galvanized fiathead wood screws (Vz-, 11/4-in.)

□ Moisture-resistant wood glue

□ Exterior spar varnish

□ Exterior latex primer, paint

1V4" flathea d wood screws, typ.

brass flathead machine screws

Brass threaded inserts, typ.

5ee Detail: Frame rabbets

1/2" flathead wood screws, 2 per weave strip end

1/4" x 2" brass flathead machine screws, typ.

Brass nuts & washers, typ.

11/4" flathead wood screws, typ.

Woven Wood Deck Chair Cutting List i


A. Legs

3/4 x 13 x 32 in. Exterior ply


Exterior ply

B. Leg stretchers


3/4 x 3 x 19 in. "

F. Back weave


Va x 1 x 21 in.

Bending ply

C. Seat frames


3/4 x 22 x 181/4 in. "

G. Seat weave


Vs. x 1 x 21 in.


D. Back frames


3/4 x 22 x 23V2 in. "

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Va x 1 x 171/4 in.

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