Basic Adirondack Chair

No piece of outdoor furniture conjures up an image of elegance and rugged outdoor comfort quite like the Adirondack chair. There are many variations of this American classic. This design features a straightforward concept and easy-to-work materials for a satisfying project that can be built in a day, yet provide years of enjoyment.

Vital Statistics: Basic Adirondack Chair

TYPE: Adirondack chair

OVERALL SIZE: 36^W by 37D by 37^H

MATERIAL: Cedar

JOINERY: Butt joints reinforced with galvanized deck screws

CONSTRUCTION DETAILS:

- Largely square, straight cuts can be made with simple hand or power toois

* Chair made entirely from dimension lumber

- Exposed screws throughout to enhance rustic appearance

FINISHING OPTIONS: Penetrating UV protectant sealer, exterior paint or leave unfinished to weather naturaily to gray

Shopping list

□ Finishing materials

Adirondack Chair Materials List

Building time

Tools you'll use m

PREPARING STOCK 0 hours

■ Jig saw or circular saw • Driii/driver

LAYOUT 1-2 hours

■ Combination square

CUTTING PARTS 2-4 hours

■ damps

ASSEMBLY 2-4 hours

FINISHING 2-4 hours

7-14 hours

Basic Adirondack Chair

Adirondack Chair Materials List

1W galvanized deck screws, typ,

Basic Adirondack Chair Cutting List

Part Mo. Size Material

2" galvanized deck screws, typ.

Basic Adirondack Chair Cutting List

Part Mo. Size Material

B. Beat stretchers 2 lVv.x 3V2 x 23Va in.

2" galvanized deck screws, typ.

1W galvanized deck screws, typ,

Adirondack Chair Materials List

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