Curved Back Adirondack Chair
Inch-thick mahogany will weather well with or without a finish
Synopsis: Scott Masi share his plans for an Adirondack chair that’s not only comfortable to sit in but also easy to get in and out of. This chair has a curved back and a flat seat and is built using patterns and several jigs. A detailed project plan shows the overall dimensions and parts. All of the curved pieces on this chair are traced from patterns and cut on a bandsaw. Masi routs and sands the pieces carefully. He trusts his eyes and hands during assembly, more than layout lines, and he builds the chair from the ground up. Also find tips on finishing outdoor furniture.
My grandfather, who is almost 90 and not as spry as he used to be, pointed out to me that the comfort of a chair isn’t just based on how good it feels when you sit in it but also on how easy…