A Perfect Match

by Josh on December 3, 2009 · 6 comments

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Just in time for snow flurries, the adirondack chair in my front yard has finally been united with its match. I kept the design the same from the prototype, though I needed to trace some parts directly from the first chair in order to match them. The only other change that I made was to […]


Another Adirondack Underway

by Josh on November 20, 2009 · 0 comments

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The adirondack chair I built last spring spent a lonely summer in the front yard awaiting its mate. With competition for my attention from summertime activities and other house projects, however, the second chair has sat for weeks half-assembled in my garage. But now, with winter’s snow a daily possibility, completing the lawn furniture has moved […]


Some cold weather last weekend kept me from staining the adirondack chair as quickly as I had hoped.  But the temperatures warmed up a bit this week, allowing me to finish the last bit of staining yesterday afternoon.  This morning, the chair moved to my front yard. This was my first furniture-making project and it […]


The first post on my adirondack chair project left off with the cutting and assembly about 3/4 done.  Since then, I have finished the remaining construction items including the back and seat. On these last construction items I also made a few adjustments to the Rockler plans to suit my own taste and standards.  The […]


Building an Adirondack Chair

by Josh on March 24, 2009 · 5 comments

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Since I moved in to this house, I thought it needed a pair of adirondack chairs for the yard.  Recently I decided to activate that project and work on it in the garage in the evenings after the kids are in bed. There are countless sources for adirondack chair plans, but I chose to buy […]