Lounge Chair

Side Tray Hack

A lounge chair offers an ideal spot to rest after a long day. Or an ideal spot to rest for the entire day. Sturdy and comfortable, it’s likely to become the ultimate relaxation destination for years to come.

This chair fits a 26" cushion and features an adjustable backrest with multiple angles as well as storage when not in use.

Start building the frame and integrated storage, then clad the seat portion, and complete it with the backrest and support. After a light sanding and coat of protectant, this project is ready for some serious relaxation.

Note: Lounge cushion not included.

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COST:

TIME: 5 Hrs

SKILL:

Lounge Chair

Materials

  • (2) 2 x 4 x 10' YellaWood® brand pressure treated pine
  • (3) 2 x 2 x 10' YellaWood® brand pressure treated pine
  • (16) 1 x 4 x 10' YellaWood® brand pressure treated pine
  • 1/2 lb. box of 1 1/4" wood screws + appropriate bit
  • 1/2 lb. box of 1 5/8" wood screws + appropriate bit
  • 1/2 lb. box of 2" wood screws + appropriate bit
  • 1/2 lb. box of 2 1/2" wood screws + appropriate bit
  • (1) 30" x 1 1/2" continuous hinge
  • (2) 1/4" x 4" galvanized carriage bolts and nuts
  • (4) 1/4" galvanized washers
  • Preferred wood finish

Cut List

  • A: (6) 1 x 4 x 75 1/4"
  • C: (6) 1 x 4 x 31 1/2"
  • E: (4) 1 x 4 x 27 1/4"
  • F: (3) 1 x 4 x 72 1/2"
  • H*: (20) 1 x 4 x 30"
  • B: (12) 2 x 4 x 12 1/4"
  • L*: (2) 2 x 4 x 16"
  • D: (2) 2 x 2 x 72 1/2"
  • G: (2) 2 x 2 x 46"
  • I: (2) 2 x 2 x 23 ½"
  • J: (1) 2 x 2 x 29"
  • K*: (2) 2 x 2 x 14"

Requires detail cuts.

Tools

  • Pencil
  • Measuring tape
  • Miter saw (or chop saw)
  • Table saw
  • Drill/driver
  • Jig saw
  • Carpenter square
  • Combination countersink bit (with 3" long 1/8" bit)
  • 1/4" drill bit
  • Clamps (two at least 5' long)
  • Adjustable wrench
  • Radial sander (or sanding block)
  • Waterproof wood glue (optional)
  • Damp cloth (optional)

Side Tray Hack

Lounge Chair Hack

Hack Materials

  • (3) 1 x 4 x 10' YellaWood® brand pressure treated pine
  • (1) 2 x 2 x 8' YellaWood® brand pressure treated pine
  • ½ lb. box of 1 ¼" wood screws + appropriate bit
  • ½ lb. box of 3" wood screws + appropriate bit
  • Preferred wood finish

Hack Tools

  • Pencil
  • Measuring tape
  • Miter saw (or chop saw)
  • Table saw
  • Drill/driver
  • Jig saw
  • Clamps
  • Combination countersink bit
  • Carpenter square
  • Radial sander (or sanding block)