Simple DIY chair perfect for outdoor living

DIY, Furniture, Outdoor

I built this outdoor chair right on the dining room table of my small apartment, using just a few hand tools – if I can do it, so can you!

Here’s a list of all the tools and materials I used to build this chair below:


Rockler Dowel Jig Kit


Drill bits

Combination Square

Speed Square

Mini clamps

Ratchet Straps

Rubber Mallet


2 x 2”x3” x 8ft

2 x 1”x 6” x 8ft

1 x 1”x 6” x 6ft

SPAX Exterior Screws I used that don’t require pre-drilling

Behr Solid Weatherproofing Stain (Pewter)