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DIY Folding Wood and Leather Slingback Chair

Flding adult sized wood sling chair, also known as wood beach chairs or deck chairs. Folds flat for storage, opens up for easy relaxation!Adjusts to three positions for customized reclining. Features removable slings.This project was a ton of fun. The walnut and brass combo is really great. Not to mention the oil tanned leather really elevates the design.

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The strength and durability of this chair is highly Dependant on what type of materials you use and how you build your chair.For light colored fabrics with high contrast prints, you may consider lining the slings with canvas duck fabric.

Take all necessary precautions to build safely and smartly. Work on a clean level surface, free of imperfections or debris. Always use straight boards. Check for square after each step.


Always predrill holes before attaching with screws. Use glue with finish nails for a stronger hold. Wipe excess glue off bare wood for stained projects, as dried glue will not take stain. Be safe, have fun.