Daytripper Chair

Compact and portable, this simple and elegant chair is made up of two interlocking pieces that can be taken apart for easy storage or transport.

When set up, the chair is sturdy, comfortable, and attractive. It easily breaks down for a trip to the beach or a little league game. Plus, it’s simple enough to build to keep several on hand for extra outdoor seating.

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COST:

TIME: 7 Hrs

SKILL:

Materials

  • (2) 2 x 6 x 8' YellaWood® brand pressure treated pine
  • (2) 1 x 6 x 8' YellaWood® brand pressure treated pine
  • 1/8 x 24 x 48" hardboard for templates
  • 2" deck screws
  • Waterproof wood glue

Cut List

  • A: (2) 1 1/2 x 5 1/2 x 36"
  • B: (2) 1 1/2 x 5 x 34"
  • C: (1) 3/4 x 3 1/2 x 23"
  • D: (2) 3/4 x 2 1/2 x 23"
  • E: (11) 3/4 x 2 x 23"

Tools

  • Miter saw or circular saw
  • Table saw
  • Driver
  • 1/8" drill bit
  • Jig saw
  • Damp rag to wipe up excess glue