Patio Chair Plans, free PDF download, DIY project.

Patio Chair Plans | Free PDF Download | DIY

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Patio chair plans, DIY project. Plans include a free PDF download (link at bottom of blog post), shopping list, cutting list, drawings, and measurements.

DIY Patio Chair Assembly | Video


Material List

Patio chair plans, exploded view, material list.

Shopping List

Cutting List

  • (A) – 3 – 1×4 – 22 1/2 in.
  • (B) – 2 – 1×4 – 24 in.
  • (C) – 2 – 1×4 – 24 in.
  • (D) – 2 – 1×6 – 36 in.
  • (E) – 14 – 1×2 – 24 in.
  • (F) – 6 – 1×2 – 24 in.
  • (G) – 2 – 1×2 – 22 1/2 in.
  • (H) – 2 – 1×4 – 23 1/2 in.
  • (I) – 2 – 1×2 – 24 in.

Patio Chair Plans – Overview



Seat frame cutting details and assembly.
  • (A) – 3 – 1×4 – 22 1/2 in.
  • (B) – 2 – 1×4 – 24 in.

Assemble the seat frame as shown on drawing above. Use exterior wood glue, pre- drill holes, screw 1 1/4 in. deck screws through (B) and into (A).


Front leg installation details.
  • (C) – 2 – 1×4 – 24 in.

Install the front legs (C) as shown on drawing above. Use exterior wood glue, pre-drill holes, screw 1 1/4 in. deck screws through (C) and into (A).


Back leg cutting details.
  • (D) – 2 – 1×6 – 36 in.

Using a 36 inch 1×6 board draw out the pattern for the back legs and cut out as shown on drawing above.


Patio chair back leg installation details.

Install the back chair legs as shown on drawing above. Use exterior wood glue, pre-drill holes, screw 1 1/4 in. deck screws through back leg (D) and into the seat frame (A).


Patio chair plans, seat slats.
  • (E) – 14 – 1×2 – 24 in.

Install the seat slats (E) as shown on drawing above. Use exterior wood glue, pre-drill holes, screw 1 1/4 in. deck screws through the seat slats (E) and into the seat frame.


Chair back rest slat installation.
  • (F) – 6 – 1×2 – 24 in.

Install the chair back rest slats as shown on drawing above. Gap the slats 1/4 inch between each slat. Use exterior wood glue, pre-drill holes, screw 1 1/4 in. deck screws through (D) and into (F).


Patio chair plans, arm rest support.
  • (G) – 2 – 1×2 – 22 1/2 in.

Install the arm rest support (G) as shown on drawing above. Use exterior wood glue, pre-drill holes, screw 1 1/4 in. deck screws through (G) and into (C) and (D).


Chair arm rest cutting details.
  • (H) – 2 – 1×4 – 23 1/2 in.

Notch out the arm rest (H) as shown on drawing above.


Patio chair plans, arm rest installation details.

Install the arm rest as shown on drawing above. Use exterior wood glue, pre-drill holes, screw 1 1/4 in. deck screws through (H) and into (G).


Patio chair plans, leg brace (I).
  • (I) – 2 – 1×2 – 24 in.

Install the leg brace (I) as shown on drawing above. Use exterior wood glue, pre-drill holes, screw 1 1/4 in. deck screws through (C) and (D) and into (I).


Patio chair plans, DIY projects.

Sand, paint or stain and seal chair.



One comment

  1. looks great can’t wait to make one or two maybe four

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