Adirondack Chair

Cupholder Hack

Our Adirondack chair plan makes a beautiful chair for your patio, porch, deck, or garden that will look great and be a comfortable place to sit and enjoy the outdoors.

There are many variations of the classic Adirondack chair. The signature piece of our Adirondack furniture suite, this version features classic lines and angles that uses straightforward construction and common materials.

Building an Adirondack chair is a fairly simple project. It doesn't demand a lot of time and is easy on the budget. This satisfying project can be built and finished in one weekend and can provide years of comfortable seating.

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Adirondack Chair Plan

COST:

TIME: 5 Hrs

SKILL:

Adirondack Chair

Materials

  • (4) 1 x 4 x 8' YellaWood® brand pressure treated pine
  • (2) 1 x 8 x 8' YellaWood® brand pressure treated pine
  • (1) 2 x 4 x 10' YellaWood® brand pressure treated pine
  • 1 1/4" deck screws
  • 2" deck screws
  • 3" deck screws
  • Waterproof wood glue

Cut List

  • A. (2) 3/4 x 7 1/4 x 36"
  • B. (2) 1 1/2 x 3 1/2 x 21 1/2"
  • C. (6) 3/4 x 3 x 23"
  • D. (1) 3/4 x 6 x 36"
  • E. (2) 3/4 x 3 x 34"
  • F. (2) 3/4 x 3 x 32"
  • G. (2) 3/4 x 3 x 17"
  • H. (2) 1 1/2 x 3 1/2 x 21"
  • I. (2) 3/4 x 7 1/4 x 30"
  • J. (1) 1 1/2 x 3 1/2 x 26"
  • K. (2) 3/4 x 2 x 5"

Tools

  • Miter saw
  • Table saw
  • Jig saw (or hand or circular saw)
  • Drill/driver
  • Clamps
  • 1/6" drill bit
  • Damp rag to wipe up excess glue

Cupholder Hack

Hack Materials

  • (1) 1 x 2 x 8' YellaWood® pressure treated pine
  • 15/8" wood screws ~ ½ lb. box
  • Preferred wood finish

Hack Tools

  • Miter saw
  • Drill/driver
  • Combination countersink bit (with 2" long 1/8" bit)
  • 3 1/4" hole saw
  • Radial sander
  • Measuring tape
  • Carpenter framing square
  • Pencil
  • Damp rag to wipe up excess glue
  • Waterproof wood glue