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How to build an Adirondack Chair     By Les Kenny
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PAGE CONTENTS
1: Materials and cutting list  you are on this page
2: Cutting the chair frames
3: Cutting the back-slats and arms
4: Assembling it all together
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Materials and Cutting List Adirondack Chair

This Adirondack chair is constructed from 1" x 6" and 1" x 4" rough-sawn treated pine, all except the chair arms which are from 2" x 6" dressed or surfaced treated pine lumber (finished, actual size of 2" x 6" when dressed is 1 1/2" x 5 1/2").

Part No. Description Size No. req'd
A Chair frame 1" x 6" x 39" 2
B Back spacer 1" x 4" x 22 1/4" 1
C Leg 1" x 6" x 22 1/2" 2
D Lower back frame 1" x 4" x 24 1/4" 1
E Back slats 1" x 6" x 40" 4
F Arm brace 1" x 4" x 7" 2
G Seat slats 1" x 1 3/8" x 24 1/4" 13
H Arm 1 1/2" x 5 1/2" x 31 1/2" 2
I Upper back frame 1" x 6" x 30 1/4" 1
J Front spacer 1" x 4" x 24 1/4" 1
You will also need an exterior type glue, exterior 2" long screws and four 3/8" x 2 1/2" galvanized carriage bolts and washers

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Instructions

Step 1.
Cut all the members as per materials and cutting list above.
The 13 seat slats (g) 1" x 1 3/8 x 24 1/4" will have to be ripped (cut) from 1" x 6" using a power saw or bench saw.

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