Building Adirondack Chairs In Shop Class
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Editor's note: This article was submitted by Tavish, a Technology Education instructor in Central New York.He shares how he led his class in building 10 Adirondack chairs.- David Lyell Introduction to our process I spent quite a bit of time reading up on Adirondack chairs in an attempt to find out what issues the typical ADK designs have.
Most of the ones that I'd sat in over the years were relatively comfortable (although some not so,) but almost all had one common theme that bothered me; low slung seats that are difficult to get out of, even for those in their early years.
That needed to be remedied.Many of the designs, while functional, were lacking in elegance, and some were overbuilt to the point of appearing clunky and awkward.Second sticking point.I did run across some images of gorgeous ADK's during my search.
Most of them had curved seats and elaborate fan backs - I loved their appearance and they certainly looked as though comfort would not be an issue.My biggest concern with those chairs was the number of parts, 25-30 in some cases, and the complex parts (non-universal) that made up their design.
I had to keep in mind...