DIY Pool Lounge Chairs with The Awesome Orange

DIY Pool Lounge Chairs with The Awesome Orange

What better way to enjoy the summer than by lounging poolside? Sadie Mae John, aka The Awesome Orange, upgraded her backyard with a floating deck and furnished it with these DIY pool loungers using  Deck-Drive™ DSV Wood screws.  

Cut Back Rest Supports and Install
Cut Back Rest Supports and Install

So… do you want to get ready for summer and make yourself some awesome lounge chairs? After building a floating deck in my backyard, I made it better by adding these pool loungers. This is the perfect chair for getting some sunshine and enjoying the pool. Even better, this is an easy beginner DIY project that can be completed in one day.

Simpson Strong-Tie Deck-Drive Wood screws
Simpson Strong-Tie Deck-Drive Wood screws

All you need is a saw, a drill, and Simpson Strong-Tie Deck-Drive Wood screws. I love using these Simpson Strong-Tie screws for all my outdoor projects. They come with a Quik Guard® coating for corrosion resistance. The coating enhances the longevity of the screws in the outdoor elements and makes them safe to use with pressure-treated lumber. Plus, predrilling isn’t necessary! I would also recommend using a few EZ-Hold clamps for the assembly of the chairs too.

Attaching the interrior seat slates using the completed lounger as a guide
Attaching the interrior seat slates using the completed lounger as a guide

Here is an easy breakdown of the steps I took for building pool lounge chairs. You can also watch the full video below where I walk viewers through all the steps of the pool lounger project. Additionally, you can get the project plan, dimensions, cut list, shopping list, tool list and step-by-step instructions with 2D diagrams here.

Completed Pool Lounger Chairs
Completed Pool Lounger Chairs

DIY Pool Lounger Steps

Step 1: Cut base pieces and assemble them

Step 2: Add base supports

Step 3: Add base cross supports

Step 4: Cut back rest supports and install them

Step 5: Attach lounger seat slats

Step 6: Sand and apply finish

Step 7: Add feet and wheels 

Close up of the back rest support in action
Close up of the back rest support in action

Learn how to build these DIY outdoor pool lounge chairs!

DIY Outdoor Lounge Chairs 

 

Tell me, how will you be enjoying your weekend? 

Author: Sadie Mae Johns The Awesome Orange

Sadie Mae Johns aka The Awesome Orange is a brand ambassador with Simpson Strong-Tie. She DIYs all types of awesome projects with the help of our hardware.