Folding Lawn Chairs – Wooden chairs are more elegant and durable than the plastic garden chairs that are mass produced today. Even if you do not have much experience with woodworking, you can build one of these chairs yourself. There are a lot of free plans available online for those who want to try to make cheap style furniture. Find a free plan to build a chair online. There are some plans listed in the Resources section. Print the plan out. Place a piece of the paper shelf with adhesive backing on your easel. Copy the plan on the paper shelf, making sure you draw the actual size of each piece.
Cut out each shape, and place a piece of hardwood. Use a band saw to cut the pieces of wood. Sand each piece of wood with a belt sander. Be careful to follow the curves exactly when sanding. Look at the original plans again. Find the screw holes folding lawn chairs in each drawing. Mark these holes in the pieces of wood. When you have done this, label each piece. Place each piece of wood on a wooden board. Drill 3/4-inch flat head screws into the screw holes to join the pieces on the board. Follow the ways to cut the wooden boards. Be careful not to cut the pieces of wood.
There should be an extra 1/8 inch of wood on the edges of the wooden boards when finished. With a router, trim the excess wood out of each piece. Set a small rounding radius on the router and round piece edges as needed. On a piece of 1/4 inch plywood, mark the center line. This will be used as a guide to help you lay strips for the back of the folding lawn chairs. Mark the center of each wood lath. Put it in the Design of the plate and clamp it down. Put spacers between the slats.