How to Make an Adirondack Chair and Love Seat

Finally, outdoor furniture that's easy to get in and out of.

Required Tools for this Project

Have the necessary tools for this DIY project lined up before you start—you’ll save time and frustration.

  • Circular saw
  • Tape measure
  • Handsaw
  • Glue
  • Drill/driver, cordless
  • Drill bit set
  • Countersink drill bit
  • One-handed bar clamps
  • Caulk gun
  • Jigsaw
  • Framing square
  • Wood chisel
  • File
  • Rasp
  • Combination square

Required Materials for this Project

Avoid last-minute shopping trips by having all your materials ready ahead of time. Here's a list.

  • Lumber (see Cutting Lists)
  • Construction adhesive
  • Deck screws, 1-1/4-in. and 1-5/8-in.
  • Sandpaper, 100 grit
  • Exterior stain