Hi Gina. I just used a kitchen sponge with a rough side. Not all of the chalky stuff came off, but they were better than when I started. The paint did just fine without getting all of the chalky stuff off first. I have exactly the same chairs with the same horrible chalky residue on them. Did you have to remove the chalky substance before painting? I went to Home Depot to buy my paint (ironically Satin Lagoon and a Satin Eden). The guy there told me to use TSP and steel wool to scrub off the white chalky residue, then dry then paint 2 coats. So far I have only scrubbed 1 chair (I have 4 lol) and it was exhausting. Just wondering if you scrubbed that off first or am I wasting my time. My friends think I am crazy to waste so much time painting 17.00 chairs lol.
2) Portability and Size— From the other reviews I knew that these were not really portable even though they are called “folding”. I also knew that these weren’t the full size Adirondack chairs. However, I was surprised at how small they really are. My spouse is 6’5” so this is an issue. While he can sit in it, it is more uncomfortable for him. I should have gotten the full size even though it would have been more expensive. .
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I need some Adirondack chairs!!! I think I need to add them to my project list. They turned out great!
You are really going to enjoy using these this summer. We made templates of our Adirondack chair pattern pieces out of luan. Now when we make new ones, it’s easy to trace where to cut on the wood. Our first set, made years and years ago, finally rotted to the point that we had to throw them out, so making a new set is on our spring “to-do” list.
Hi! I live in Bay Area, CA. I’m looking for a couple of these chairs and they are sold out online.
The Furniture Barn USA Poly Lumber wooden folding Adirondack chair is a good quality line of poly resin Adirondack chairs. They are available in a wide variety of colors that go through the resin (shown here in Orange) and include a cup holder, which is a fairly nice feature.
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I've also gone through a lot of these.....haven't found the solution myself other than to head to Home Depot to replace. They are very comfortable and durable, but don't last forever.
Epoxy is good (jamie's suggestion) but if the chair is made of ABS plastic (which is a very common type of plastic) then you can "weld" it using pure acetone. Search "welding ABS with acetone" on YouTube for many examples of this.
They are offered in only two color options, which is a bit of a downer, but given the price, is reasonable.
They feature a slightly-contoured back for great comfort and are an excellent choice for those looking for a fold-up Adirondack chair. Dimensions Length: 34.5″ Width: 30.5″ Height: 28″ Seat Height off the ground (lowest point) 11″ Inside Seat Dimension: 20.5″ x 16″ Weight: 40lbs Weight Capacity: At least 225lbs. The Details Furniture Barn USA Poly Adirondack Chairs
After 20 years of wanting, thinking and dreaming of owning comfy Adirondack chairs, his dream has finally been fulfilled – and on Earth Day too (April 22!) which is perfect since POLYWOOD is made from over 90% plastic bottle waste (keeping it out of landfills).
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