Thanks so much for the tutorial! I am so going to try this on m lawn chairs! I might even use the same colors as you did!
Yes, you can follow my technique but use a Rustoleum spray paint specifically formulated for vinyl. Happy painting, Rosemary! .
Nailess Sawtooth Hangers 2" by 5/16" for hardwood frames - Zinc Yellow Steel (Per 100 Sawtooth Hangers)
Update: we decided to order 3 more of these chairs for $229.00 amd we sat in it and now the plastic is hot or something and its bowing down amd the material feels really soft and flimsy. I will definitely be contacting the company or the seller for a partial refund. These are not worth $229.00 dont waste your hard earned money. These are going to be way too small and too low to the ground. Assembly is fairly easy but they only include a picture. They don't include the wrench (use a socket bit and ratchet it'll be 80 times easier by the way) and it's easy to put the bolt facing inward accidentally when attaching the arm. I ripped my pants figuring it out that the pointy part needs to go under the arm. Most importantly NO WEIGHT CAPACITY is provided. And if you read the notes from the manufacturer they say things like. "We are trying to test all of our furniture" or, "we are only required to test it to 250lbs". Just weird stuff that leads me to believe that it's definitely not substantial enough to hold a lot of adults. If you have an extra few daysto figure out how to put this horrible thing together then go for it! The directions are ridiculous. It’s only pictures. The “poly wood” pieces have plastic shavings all over them. It comes in several pieces and includes an an Allen wrench but not the other 8/17 specific wrench that you need. So after I looked through my garage and finally had to go to Home Depot to get the size wrench I needed I ended up spending several hours putting it together only to finally give up and go to bed. I’ll attempt putting the rest of it together today. Not worth it at all. I’d return it if it wasn’t such a pain to do so. Ordered the chair thinking it was a full size Adirondack chair. It's not--about 3" too short in every direction. Ordered 4 chairs for $219/each. In the details and features it states they fold flat. They do not fold. It is a mistake in the description. I assume you have to pay $253 to get the folding one but it was a “copy and paste” description. I analyzed the info in detail before ordering as I thought to good to be true. Sure enough
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You post came at the perfect time, Kelly. We just had a new patio installed and I am in need of a few Adirondack chairs to go around my new fire pit! I will certainly look into Polywood! recycled furniture love: polywood - the handmade homethe handmade home says:
It features stain resistant, which makes it easy to clean.Made of durable and all-weather materialsSuitable for outdoor useComes with a side table that can be used as a stool alsoUltraviolent protected will not crack, fade, rust or peel.
Kelly, I love your new chairs and table! We close on our new home tomorrow and these are just what I have been looking for….perfect for our pool area.
Love this idea and my chairs look great–except there are chips in the paint after only one week. Did you have this problem? Any ideas of how to keep them from chipping again after I re-paint.
Whenever your doing a paint project, always buy twice the amount you think you will need. Better to have too much than run out. You can return what you don’t use.
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But it’s good old kick back relaxation that’s on the mind of Floyd Miller. He’s in search of the perfect rocking chair. RON: While he’s got the perfect westward view for a Florida sunset, he’s convinced there’s still one thing that would make his sunsets all the more enjoyable, a couple of rocking chairs. RON: Now building a chair from scratch, any chair, can be a challenging project. But one way to make it a whole lot easier is to purchase a set of plans. And that’s exactly what Floyd’s done. RON: So there’s the sort of assembly process right there, and these are all of our patterns here. RON: The plans include full size patterns for each chair part, a feature that eliminates a lot of guess work. RON: Each piece of chairs will be cut from a block of wood. The plans give us the rough dimensions for each block, so we set about making up a cut list. RON: List in hand we set about cutting our wood. In this case cedar, to the proper width, using the table saw. And then to the correct length using the sliding compound miter saw. Back over at the work table we use a utility knife to cut out the paper templates. I could tell by the way Floyd handled that knife that he was an engineer all right. Ron: Now this is the template for the rocker- this is the one that Floyd cut out. Nice job, huh? And see how we’re using this the straight edge of the template along the edge of the board right here? This will save us having to cut these lines. So we’ll put this in place, hold it in position with some small pieces of tape right here. Now, we could try to trace the outline of this with a pencil, but, I’m not going to do that. I’m going to use a felt tip marker. We’re going to make a series of lines across the paper to the wood like this. There we go, now we just peel off the pattern and there’s the shape that we want to cut out. RON: We’ll clamp the piece of wood to the table. This will keep it stable while we cut. Floyd takes first dibs at the jig saw, with two chairs to build there’s a lot of wood to cut. RON: Now we’ve used the paper template to cut this first rocker. But now for the rest of the pieces we’ll use this rocker for the template. All we have to do is lay it on top of the wood and trace the outline with a pencil. RON: So… using our paper and wood templates… Floyd and I trace and then cut all the pieces for our two matching chairs. FLOYD: Well you get to achieve something. You get to finish a project that is your project- you did it. RON: To make sure matching chair parts… like these rockers… are exactly the same, we clamp similar parts together… remove the high spots with a wood rasp and small hand plane…then smooth the surface with a power sander. RON: Well, that just about finishes up all the pieces that we have to cut out. Everything is laid over the table. Actually what you’re looking at here are all the parts necessary to build two chairs. What do you think Floyd? RON: We start assembling the sides of the chairs. It helps to have a large flat surface where we can lay everything out. We temporarily tack the parts together with galvanized finish nails… just to make sure everything fits properly. Then we bore clearance holes and install three eighths-inch carriage bolts. On the ends go washers then nuts, which we tighten snugly. RON: Well Floyd had to go teach his computer class and now I’m really in need of an extra pair of hands as I try to clamp the first seat board in place. RON: Sylvia, Floyd’s girlfriend, stopped by and jumps right in. We clamp one seat board in position to hold the two rocker sides upright. Then, we begin drilling pilot holes in the ends of the remaining seat boards. The boards are then attached to the frame sides with rust resistant deck screws. This extension bit in our cordless drill is exactly what we need for those hard to reach spots. RON: We’re gonna drop the screw in first. Alright now take the screw driver. Now pull the trigger very slowly on this. Now keep this perfectly straight and pull the trigger very slowly. OK. Alright. RON: Now we can start attaching the back slats, again using the rust resistant screws. RON: It was fun talking to Sylvia and once I hear she goes to aerobics class I have to give her another chance to put her muscle into the drill. All she needs is a little coaching. RON: Now I want to give you the other secret with using this drill. This has to be perfectly lined up with the drill shaft. Just a quick tap- bump bump. RON: With the slats in place, I remove the sharp edges with a block plane and rasp, then go over the entire chair with an orbital sander, paying special attention to the seat, back and arms. I’d say we’re just about ready to rock. RON: Well. I’d like you to be the first. Ok, see how this sits. How is it? Does it have a good rock to it? You know rockers have gotta have the right they don’t want to be pitching you forward or back. RON: Floyd returns from class just in time to sit back with Sylvia in their new chairs and enjoy the sunset. Have your project done by a local, qualified professional. CLICK HERE FOR A FREE QUOTE
What about vinyl lawn chairs. Still strong but look weathered any idea if I could paint these?
This chair features a stylish cup holder for holding your cup or drink while you watch the sky and enjoy the evening with your loved ones. This is made of pure woods; don’t forget to take them in when not in use.
Traditional Adirondack chairs were made from one long plank of wood cut into eleven pieces and assembled in a certain way to create a comfortable chair for an outdoor space. The chair back was tilted backward for comfort, and the armrests were quite wide. The early models were very simple structures without a lot of aesthetic flare, though more modern designs feature more elaborate cuts to create a look that is more visually appealing. Modern chairs are also larger than the original models for comfort. Adirondack chair kits mostly feature the more modern styles, though some traditional kits may be available.
Lots of small everyday household products, such as milk jugs, are made with HDPE. When you put those HDPE products in your recycling container, they’re often recycled into bigger everyday household products, such as trashcans, or — you guessed it — outdoor furniture. In the case of HDPE, the recycling process is sometimes referred to as “downcycling” because the original HDPE experiences some changes to its basic property types during the recycling process, and can’t be recycled a second time (when it’s in its outdoor furniture form).
This is another great example of the wonders of spray paint! Excellent! (Love the colors too!).