Have just aquired several sleepers and would like to make a 2-3 seater large
scale chair for in the garden.
Is there a site where I can get some ideas or plans on how to do this?
All the sites I've seen cut the sleepers down and use them as a source of
wood but I want to use them as they are so they will become a giant piece of
Appreciate any help,
How much space have you got ?
There's a cycle path near me with a nice bench done in railway
sleeprs. Think Adirondack, on a large scale. The sleepers are in two
groups, with halved joints cut into the sides of each. Half of them
are at a shallow angle to the horizontal, to form the seat at the
front and resting on the ground at the back. The seat back is formed
from a fan of them near vertically, interspersed with the seats.
I'll try to find a picture of it.
I think this is less of a problem in Oz, but I'd be wary of using
sleepers for seating in the UK. Ours are disgusting with preservative
and they ooze like crazy on a hot day.
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