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Adirondack Garden Bench

comments (1) April 13th, 2010 in Reader's Gallery

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Adirondack Garden Bench

Adirondack Garden Bench

Lake George, NY

Adirondack Garden Bench

Huletts Landing, NY (Lake George)

This bench is a follow up to a number of more conventional Adirondack chairs. Wife found the chairs hard to get out of - as do others. So basically using the same rough carpentry, I designed and built this bench using 5/4 Western Red Cedar Decking, and a bit of 2x4 clear WRC.

The legs and back slat supports use the 2x4 - everything else is 5/4. 'Joinery' is screws and carriage bolts.

Seat and back have a gentle curve - easily done on bandsaw and spindle sander. The back was originally designed for multiple positions - like a Morris Chair - but wife said she wanted it fixed - so the support bar behind the back is fixed at the angle she preferred. Large Adk arms great for drinks and snacks..

Now she wants 2 more..:>)

Chris Hudson

cahudson42 (Knots)


Design or Plan used: My own design

posted in: Reader's Gallery, bench, outdoor furniture

Comments (1)

alsupra alsupra writes: Nice job! As we get older, the traditional Adirondack chair is very tough....too low. I plan to build similar for my home on Hague! Hi neighbor!
Posted: 4:57 pm on October 28th

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