I saw the plans on here and thought it was awesome but I don’t like paying for wood where possible so I decided to make it out of old pallets and a few scrap pieces of wood from various other projects.
Because of the materials used the arm rests seemed a little flimsy so I added a couple of wedges to the front and rear legs just to give a little extra support.
I also added a brace on the front and rear legs just to strenghen up them up.
I used 2 pallets, this gave me most of the timber I needed. It seems pallets are almost all 4×1.
Fot the back rest of the chair i used some left over shiplap from a repair I made to a shed door.
For the top of the Ottoman I used some 6×1 which was originally a gravel board for a fence that got blown down and was too broken to reuse.
Because of the nature of the wood, I didn’t spend too much time sanding and I didn’t fill any of the holes at all as I felt it compliments the timber.
I did think it needed some paint so decided to go with a mixed colour scheme.