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What is "Adirondack chair" - Definition & Explanation

This is usually an outdoor chair made of wood slats. The back and seat are slanted as it was orginally designed to sit on a steep mountain incline. It was invented by Thomas Lee in 1903. For free plans, see http://www.internetwoodworking.com/w5/chair.html

Some other terms

Some more terms:

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A type of fiber variant that takes deep and brilliant colors. When mixed or blended with conventional fibers various multi-color and cross-dye effects are possible in a fabric from one dye bath or...

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