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adirondack chair
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How to build an Adirondack Chair     By Les Kenny
1: Materials and cutting list
2: Cutting the chair frames
3: Cutting the back-slats and arms  you are on this page
4: Assembling it all together
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Step 5.
Cut four back slats (e) out of 1" x 6" stock to the shapes and dimensions as shown in the illustration below. The top shape (rounding) can be changed to reflect your own imagination or artistic flair.
Adirondack chair back slats

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Step 6.
Cut the two arms (h) and the two arm braces (f) to the shape and dimensions as shown in the illustration below.
adirondack chair arms