How To Make A Plywood Lounge Chair

by | Jan 26, 2022 | DIY, Wood Work

Introduction

Lounge chairs are always relaxing, but there is no doubt that they are very expensive. So, to resolve this issue today, we will learn how to make a plywood lounge chair. So, let us begin the process.

Supplies

Let us now list down the requirements that are required to make a plywood lounge chair. They are as follows:

Tools

  • Marker
  • Kiwi Knife or Cutter
  • Glue
  • Drill Machine
  • Nails
  • Jigsaw

Materials

  • Cardboard
  • Wooden Sheet
  • Wooden Scraps
  • Plywood

Steps To Make A Plywood Lounge Chair

Step 1: The first step is to sketch the outline of the lounge chair on the cardboard.

Sketching the Outline

Sketching the Outline

Step 2: Now, slowly start cutting the cardboard by using Kiwi Knife.

Cutting the Cardboard

Cutting the Cardboard

Step 3: Now, cut two 18 inch wide wooden strips.

Cutting Wooden Strips

Cutting Wooden Strips

Step 4: Place the cardboard pieces on the wooden board and trace the outline on it.

Placing Cardboard Pieces on Wooden Board

Placing Cardboard Pieces on Wooden Board

Step 5: The next step is to cut the traced design with the help of a jigsaw.

Tracing the Design

Tracing the Design

Step 6:  Use the old wooden pieces and make a square structure.

Making Square Structure

Making Square Structure

Step 7: Trace the outline of it with the help marker.

Tracing the Outline

Tracing the Outline

Step 8: Now, arrange the wooden plywood in the following manner and tight it with the help of nails.

Arranging the Plywood

Arranging the Plywood

Step 9: Now, attach the scrap wood pieces to the wood and tighten it by using nails and a drill machine. Make sure to do this process on both sides.

Attaching Scrap Wood Piece

Attaching Scrap Wood Piece

Step 10: Now, we will cover the chair by cutting the wooden sheet. Place it on the table and start cutting it.

Cutting Wooden Sheet

Cutting Wooden Sheet

Step 11: You should now stack multiple layers of the wooden sheet and let it dry for some hours. You can add some clips and rods to make sure everything is strongly placed.

Sticking Woods and Let it Dry

Sticking Woods and Let it Dry

Step 12: Now, open the cover and stick the other wooden sheets layers, which will be the support of the chair.

Sticking Wooden Sheets

Sticking Wooden Sheets

Step 13: In the next step, open the covering and stick multiple wooden sheets.

Sticking Wooden Sheets

Sticking Wooden Sheets

Step 14: Now, take the chair out of the mold and start trimming the edges, as it will give an appropriate angle.

Molding and Trimming the Edges

Molding and Trimming the Edges

Step 15: In this step, we will use Sandpaper to soften the edges.

Soft the Edges

Soft the Edges

Plywood Lounge Chair

Plywood Lounge Chair

Things To Remember

  • Make sure you remember your body structure while outlining the chair.

 

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