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Adirondack Style Mahi Chair - Reclaimed Wood

  • December 1, 2015

Scamanda2
Scamanda2
Scamanda2
Scamanda2

I found a bunch of pallets and wood scraps in the trash where they are building new homes. I decided to try to make a chair for my son as a Christmas gift; he loves to fish so I wanted to try to make it look a Mahi. Since the wood was free I figured it wouldn’t matter if it came out looking like a hot mess. First I cut out the base using 2x4s and a 2x6. Next I cut out the head and tail then trimmed down the slats, used the router on all the edges and screwed it together. Painting the chair took me a little while but it came out great. This is my first chair I am very happy with it. I plan to make one for myself next.

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  • I love your Mahi Chair! What a great idea; it turned out really cute.
    By Tiggu, on December 4, 2015

  • Great job, very original idea. I need a woman like you in my life...
    By Tornadoray, on December 4, 2015

  • I saw one of those once that looked like the liberty bell. That was cool but this one is way better.
    By MightyFinn, on December 14, 2015

  • I would like to hear the sound of the liberty bell.
    By Scamanda2, on December 15, 2015

  • Super Cute - I love the colors!
    By MLGUILE, on December 15, 2015

  • I love it! Place me on your order list!
    By lovey814, on December 15, 2015

  • Looks fantastic!
    By troverton, on December 17, 2015

  • I'll take two!!
    By btaylor13, on December 17, 2015

  • I love it!
    By Stacy1, on December 17, 2015

  • Awesome!!! Good work!
    By TicTac, on December 17, 2015

  • Love it. I want one
    By Magdouidy, on December 21, 2015

  • AWESOME!!!
    By MMiranda, on December 21, 2015

  • Totally awesome!
    By Pia, on December 21, 2015

  • Great job Amanda I love this chair!!!
    By Movenongirl, on December 28, 2015

  • Awesome job you two!!!! Now build me mine!!!!!
    By Cabo12, on December 28, 2015

  • Congrats! :)
    By fEzZ, on January 6, 2016

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Adirondack Style Mahi Chair - Reclaimed Wood

by Scamanda2
Dec 01, 2015

I found a bunch of pallets and wood scraps in the trash where they are building new homes. I decided to try to make a chair for my son as a Christmas gift; he loves to fish so I wanted to try to make it look a Mahi. Since the wood was free I figured it wouldn’t matter if it came out looking like a hot mess. First I cut out the base using 2x4s and a 2x6. Next I cut out the head and tail then trimmed down the slats, used the router on all the edges and screwed it together. Painting the chair took me a little while but it came out great. This is my first chair I am very happy with it. I plan to make one for myself next.