Afromosia deck chairs

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Project by vanisle posted 01-03-2012 01:56 AM 4434 views 12 times favorited 8 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Made from Afromosia, these deck chairs use friction to hold them together. The seat part slides out for easy storage. The legs were laminated together with thin strips and expoxied. Next time I’ll make the legs a little thicker…they have a little bounce to them. There is a matching table…pic coming soon!

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#1 posted 01-03-2012 02:08 AM

Great looking chairs, I think a little bounce would be good. Care to share the dimensions?

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#2 posted 01-03-2012 02:26 AM

Beautiful deck chairs .nice work.


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#3 posted 01-03-2012 12:54 PM

Beautiful chars!
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#4 posted 01-03-2012 03:33 PM

Very nice job, what is the cross section of the legs at the moment and what would you beef them up to?

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#5 posted 01-03-2012 10:29 PM

Very elegant lines!

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#6 posted 01-03-2012 10:37 PM

An outdoor Barcelona chair! Fantastic!

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#7 posted 01-03-2012 10:39 PM

these look great!

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#8 posted 01-04-2012 03:40 AM

Sorry no plans, it was trial and error until I felt they felt right. The chair is about 20”’s wide, 36” tall, the tip of the seat is about 13” off the ground. Currently the cross section of the legs is 1’ wide by 1.5 deep. I would make them about 1.5 wide and 1.5 deep for more support and probably widen the chair up to 30” if possible. Thanks for all the comments.

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