My first project- Art Deco styled Adirondack chair in cedar

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My first project- Art Deco styled Adirondack chair in cedar
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My first wood project was this art deco styled Adirondack chair finished in Jan, 2014. I started with no equipment except a power drill and that’s it. I used a plan from Minwax and adjusted it for style, I made it wider by 6 inches and added the stylized legs, back and arms. This was a gift to a friend who’s wanted one for her deck so it’s off to a good home.

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#1 posted 03-07-2014 04:12 AM

For a first project that looks great!!

-- --- Richard Jackson

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#2 posted 03-07-2014 05:13 AM

Great job

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#3 posted 03-07-2014 06:31 AM

Very Nice Indeed Josh!

-- Richard (Ontario, CANADA)

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#4 posted 03-07-2014 11:04 AM

Great first post. Hoping to see many more.

-- Nature created it, I just assemble it.

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#5 posted 03-07-2014 11:26 AM

For a first project you have done an excellent job. It looks great and nice design changes, You have to be very happy with that chair. Well done.

-- Dave.......If at first you don’t succeed redefine success....

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#6 posted 03-07-2014 07:32 PM

Thanks everyone!

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#7 posted 03-08-2014 01:44 AM

I am sure she will be using it often, looks wonderful

-- Norman - I never never make a mistake, I just change the design.

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#8 posted 03-08-2014 06:56 AM

I really like the Art Deco twist. Well done.

-- Thor and Odin are still the greatest of Gods.

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#9 posted 03-08-2014 09:20 AM

Very Nice Indeed. Art Deco is GOOD!!


-- Richard (Ontario, CANADA)

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#10 posted 03-13-2014 02:10 PM

Beautiful and well designed chair, looks really comfy and sturdy. I’m sure she loves it. Great job!

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#11 posted 04-03-2014 12:28 AM

First project??? What what?! I like it!

-- Tree, wood, and box lover from Pennsylvania

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#12 posted 08-10-2014 09:52 PM

Great style!!! Nice different look!!!

-- (the only thing in there she says is....tap on head..........tap..........tap..... saw dust) - James

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