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They are offered in only two color options, which is a bit of a downer, but given the price, is reasonable.
Oak is a high-quality hardwood and is one of the most sought-after woods for premium furniture. It is tough, durable, and elegantly smooth after sanding.
Today Green Acres Outdoor Living has expanded their products to include: aluminum, wicker, poly and wooden patio furniture, storage sheds, garages, gazebos, pavilions, sunrooms, pool houses, pergolas, playsets, lawn décor, foot bridges, grills, Amish made indoor furniture, and much more.
42 x95 prince dining table with four farmhouse dining chairs and two farmhouse dining swivel chairs. shown in white and driftwood
Off to Lowes we go and return with a truck full of wood. Make sure to get treated wood for this project since your DIY Adirondack chairs will be used outdoors.
The Eucalyptus wood Adirondack Chair with Built-in Ottoman is made from plantation-grown eucalyptus wood and finished with a beautiful brown umber stain for long-lasting outdoor use and outstanding durability in every climate.
Opt for wood with very little infrequent maintenance needs once you’ve completed the project. Then you can sit back, enjoy, and not have to worry about retreating, revarnishing, or repainting it over and over.
Many popular, plastic outdoor furniture pieces are made from recycled high-density polyethylene (HDPE/RIC #2). Though recycled HDPE may not be represented by a number, you might be able to tell a piece of outdoor furniture is made with recycled HDPE by the way it looks: It often has a vague wood-grain texture, but is shinier than untreated wood. Many current styles of Adirondack chairs are made with recycled HDPE.
“If I were a geneticist, I would say they would be different species of the same family,” says Craig Gilborn, former director at the Adirondack Museum, now known as the Adirondack Experience, in Blue Mountain Lake. Gilborn pointed out the similarity between the cure chair and the Lee-Bunnell “Westport chair” in his book, Adirondack Furniture and the Rustic Tradition.
Generation Line Adirondack Chair by C.R. Plastic Products at Furniture Fair - North Carolina
This DIY Adirondack chair project is also part of the monthly Power Tool Challenge. Make sure to stick around through to the end to find all of my Power Tool Challenge team friends’ creative spring related projects.
Traditionally, Adirondack chairs were made of wood. Today, there are more woods to choose from, as well as plastic and polywood.
Its color can range from reddish-brown to white when fresh and grows even more beautiful with age, turning a silverish gray color. It stains and paints well too.
The Trex line of chairs are great, they are just like our top choice the Polywood chairs! However, the color palette is staid, and you are paying a bit of a premium for the Trex brand name. They have the same 20-year warranty that Polywood does.
Just make sure it is not too soft. Go for a species that is fairly strong, stable, and durable. You may also want to consider treating your wood for resistance to UV, water, weather, rot, and bugs.