Tag: Chair

While visiting Millersburg, Ohio, Chris Schwarz ran across a couple of chairs made around 1790-1820 or so. Interestingly enough, it was hard to sit in the chairs, as they were made for smaller people with tinier waists. So a plan to recreate the chairs is being hatched, complete with diy chair plans coming soon. Chris writes: To my eye, they look remarkably modern. I love that the rake of the spindles and legs are in opposition to each other. The…

Wood Projects

Looking at the price of summer wooden lawn chairs, they are indeed pricey. So let’s see if we can get the plans and designs for a summer wood chaise from our favorite wood expert. These beautiful and inexpensive outdoor lounge chairs were designed by Ana White and built by Brook over at Being Brook    We really wanted to make these chaise lounges very affordable, so they are 24″ wide to conserve wood – made of 1x3s which tend to be…

Wood Projects

My Favorite Adirondack Chair Plans Of all the Adirondack chairs I’ve built, this one is my favorite. Because we use 2x4s for the legs (and add the back leg) this decreases the overall cost, but increases the strength and durability.  This also makes the chairs easier to build. But we don’t sacrifice comfort – with the deep recline and optional footstool plans, these chairs won’t disappoint.   Optional Footstool Plans I have also created a matching footstool plan (see below)…

Wood Projects

Here’s an outdoor chair that you can build in a weekend, or if you are willing to take David Thiel’s word for it, in four hours! It’s made of pine and common materials, stuff you can get at the big … Source

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Are you looking for beautiful and sturdy seating for your outdoor space?  Have you considered building your own?  You can save a ton of money and get exactly what you want!   For about $20 a piece, I built these outdoor chairs!   These chairs were so simple and easy to build!!!  All just 2×4 and 2×6 lumber, right off the shelf! Here’s how I built it – I cut all my boards according to the cut list below using a compound miter…

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