Adirondack Chairs: 10 New Classics for Today

A New England creation turned countrywide deck favorite, this American standard is as popular as ever.

  1. Folding Classic

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    Folding Adirondack Chair

    These Rustic Natural Cedar Adirondack Chairs are stylish and durable, being naturally resistant to weather, insects, and decay. Built to last with traditional mortise-and-tenon joinery, the chairs fold for easy storage and can be ordered with matching ottoman and table. At Classic Adirondack Chairs, $290

    Classic Adirondack Chairs

  2. Adirondack with Ottoman

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    Adirondack with Ottoman

    In addition to being made of recycled plastic and weather-resistant, this Big Daddy Adirondack Chair with Pull-Out Ottoman offers the added benefit of becoming a lounger. Simply pull it out when you're ready to settle in and push it back when you need space. It is made of recycled plastic and resistant to weather. At Adirondackchairs.com, $330

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  3. Kid's Chair

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    Kid's Adirondack Chairs

    Cute, miniature Adirondack chairs, like this one from Lohasrus, are perfect for the lounging tot. Constructed of fir and finished in a dual, non-toxic water-based green paint with a silk-screen giraffe, the chair is playful and fun and perfect for ages 3 to 8. At The Home Depot, $54

    Home Depot

  4. Double Seater

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    Lawn Chair

    Conversation just got cozier with this Double Adirondack Chair (Tête-a-Tête). Constructed of weather-resistant Western red cedar, the chairs are separated by a table that can be ordered with a hole for an umbrella. Best of all, it folds for off-season storage. At The Best Adirondack Chair, $775

    The Best Adirondack Chair

  5. Reclining Variation

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    Outdoor Recliner

    Made in the Adirondack region of New York State from sustainably harvested wood, this chair is as authentic as it gets. It does, however, offer two updated options: it reclines in three positions and folds for easy storage. Outfitted with rust-resistant hardware, it's available in six colors. At L.L. Bean, $209

    l.l. Bean

  6. Modern Refresher

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    Red Chairs

    This 4-Slat Adirondack Rocker offers a modern update on the classic with its thin profile and exaggerated rocker. Made of recycled plastic and available in eight beautiful colors, the contoured seat and back are comfortable enough for hours of lounging. From Loll, $669

    Loll Designs

  7. Rustic Lounge Adirondack

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    Rustic Chair

    With its contoured seat slats and natural log frame construction, this Rustic Lounge Adirondack Chair offers comfort and rugged good looks. The chair—resistant to insects and rot—can be treated with a penetrating oil finish or left to weather naturally. At Bob Vila Shops, $106

    Bob Vila Shop

  8. Teak Loveseat

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    Teak

    This Adirondack Loveseat is made from solid teak and constructed with traditional mortise-and-tenon joinery held together with wooden dowels and stainless steel hardware. The wood can be treated with oil or left to weather naturally. Matching teak chairs, tables, and ottomans are also available. At Country Casual, $795

    Country Casual

  9. Wing-Back Update

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    Wing-Back Chair

    This Siesta Left Wave Adirondack Chair is made from durable, maintenance-free poly lumber (recycled plastic). Featuring a unique wingback design, it comes in 20 vibrant colors and is naturally resistant to mold and mildew. At Terra Bound Solutions, $398

    Terra Bound Solutions

  10. Refined Lounger

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    Outdoor Lounge Chair

    What would make an Adirondack chair even more comfortable? An attached footrest. This model is made from solid Acacia hardwood and sealed in a high-gloss finish. The beautiful wood tone and enhanced design make it a worthy offspring of the original. At Overstock.com, $159.99

    Overstock.com

  11. The Adirondack Chair

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    Adirondack Chair

    From one man's personal quest to design the most comfortable outdoor lounge chair for his family to a mass-manufactured classic for all times, learn more about the design and history in Anatomy of an Adirondack Chair.  

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