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Adirondack Garden Bench
Lake George, NY
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 2×4 clear WRC.
The legs and back slat supports use the 2×4 – 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..:>)
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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!
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