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bradnailer 11-17-2008 01:16 PM

Patio Furniture
My first attempt at patio furniture. I built these over the past couple of weeks.

shumakerscott 11-17-2008 01:29 PM

They look very sturdy. How is the angle with the back? Many plans don't take the natural comfort into consideration. Good work! Dorf Dude

DangerMouse 11-17-2008 01:30 PM

i really like that rocker.... are these your own designs or plans from elsewhere?


bradnailer 11-17-2008 02:35 PM

Mostly I just looked at pictures and figured them out. I built the chairs first as they were a little more straight forward then built the rocker. The back angle on the rocker isn't quite as much as the chairs. The footstools will sit three different ways, depending on how you want your legs to sit. In the photos, they are just sitting on a block that is attached to the front brace.

They are a little lumber intensive, mostly milled 2*6 dimensional, but then my family always accuses me of building stuff "hell for stout".

I cut templates for all the curved pieces so I could reproduce them if I wanted to build some more.

DangerMouse 11-17-2008 02:40 PM

well, stout or otherwise, i like the no-gap slat look. =o)


SKINNY 11-20-2008 01:34 AM

Very cool.. I too really like the rocker.. send me the plans please :yes::wink::no:

bradnailer 11-20-2008 09:27 AM


Originally Posted by SKINNY (Post 187591)
Very cool.. I too really like the rocker.. send me the plans please :yes::wink::no:

If you are interested, PM me your mailing address and I'll mail you paper versions of the templates for the curved pieces, the material list and cutting diagram.

DangerMouse 11-20-2008 09:34 AM

"whatta pal, whatta pal!" that's pretty cool of you dude. when do we get more pics of other projects? Po)
(oh, and i finished my dining room ceiling yesterday, just posted finished-pics in that thread if you wanna see.)


DangerMouse 02-05-2009 05:52 AM


Good job buddy, the color use used on your patio furniture looks cool, match your furniture with elegant patio furniture accessories and create magic in your sitting area.


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