25 Ways To Build A DIY Lounge Chair In 2021

Are you thinking of buying a lounge chair? Hold on, before you do that, I have a question for you. Have you considered making one by yourself? If no, you should definitely consider building one. With the simple projects included in this article, anyone can make a DIY lounge chair.

After hours of research, we were able to come up with 25 of the very best DIY lounge chair ideas that you can make from home. The making process might seem complicated, but trust me, you can do it.

25 Ways To Build A DIY Lounge Chair In 2021

1. DIY Plywood Lounge Chair

1. DIY Plywood Lounge Chair

This lounge chair is made of birch plywood,  wood glue, dowels, miter saw, clamps, orbital sander, and screws. First, sketch the design on a sheet of paper then start cutting the pieces one after the other. Take out the bottom side pieces and structure its curves with a scroll saw. After that, make grooves on each side of the pieces for the backrest and seat, then fit them snugly to the frame with glue.

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2. DIY Cardboard Lounge Chair

2. DIY Cardboard Lounge Chair

If you would prefer cardboard to wood for your lounge chair, or you just want to try how amazing a lounge chair made from cardboard can be. Then you’re on the right spot. The materials needed for the cardboard lounge chair include cardboard, duct tape, scissors, meter stick, vinyl, and vinyl cutter. Read further on how to make this amazing DIY from this link below.

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3. Bamboo Chaise Lounge Chair DIY

3. Bamboo Chaise Lounge Chair DIY

This is made from only one piece of bamboo plywood, isn’t that beautiful and fast? The shape of this lounge chair is similar to that of a human being in order to bring maximum comfort to the person sitting down on it.

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4. DIY Zip Tie Lounge Chair

4. DIY Zip Tie Lounge Chair

Design the prototype of this lounge chair using a computer system, after this is done, start cutting the pieces with wood, assemble them and join them together with zip ties.

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5. How To Build An Outdoor Lounge Chair

Cut the pieces for the legs and assemble them. The legs are made from two long pieces joined together with a short and angular piece that makes the two long pieces meet to form something like an obtuse angle. After the leg, attach the backrest and seat.

6. DIY Modern Outdoor Lounge Chair

The shape of this lounge chair is somewhat complicated but once you get the design correctly you’re good to go. Outline the shape on the floor then lay out the pieces of wood on the design. Glue them together and clamp them to dry, once they are dried cut out the shape and use that to cut the second shape.

7. How To Turn TV Boxes Into Lounge Chair

This is made from cardboard boxes, glue, scissors, and a cutter. Outline the shape of the chair on a piece of a cardboard box, trace the shape and cut it out, make 10 of this shape and glue them together. You can make more copies if you’re not satisfied with the durability of the cardboard. Then make a long triangular piece for the seat of the lounge.

8. DIY Outdoor Lounge Chair

Sandwich four pieces of heavy wood together for the legs of the chair, make two pieces of this, and place them at intervals. Then attach cleats to the heavy wood as the seat and the backrest also. Attach support for the backrest.

9. How To Build An Outdoor Lounge Chair

9. How To Build An Outdoor Lounge Chair

The base of the chair is an angular structure made from one long piece for the upper, then a shorter piece for the bottom, and both joined together with a short piece to form an angle. These pieces were prepared with an angle gauge.

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10. DIY Outdoor Chaise Lounge Chair

10. DIY Outdoor Chaise Lounge Chair

The materials needed for this DIY lounge chair include pocket hole jig, thread stopper, platinum patch, pocket hole screws, band saw, table saw, drill, tape measure, primer, cushion, and paint. Assemble the base for the chair then join the seat and the backrest to it using screws.

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11. DIY Modern Single Outdoor Chaise Lounge

11. DIY Modern Single Outdoor Chaise Lounge

Start by making a frame for the seat, then attach the four legs to it. Once the frame and the legs are done, attach cleats to the frame that will serve as the seat and assemble the backrest.

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12. How To Make A Lounge Chair

12. How To Make A Lounge Chair

This is made from cedar, screws, hinges, glue, wood stain, speed square, jigsaw, straight edge, sander, power drill, countersink bits, tape measure, and clamps. Cut the wood to pieces; the side panels, back slat, braces, and seat. Then assemble them and secure them tightly with screws.

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13. DIY Mid-Century Lounge Chair

To make this mid-century lounge chair, you need to first gather the materials required then draw and cut out the template of each piece from cardboard. Use the template to cut the wood into pieces then assemble them.

14. DIY Lounge Chair

The structure of this lounge chair is very unique and somewhat complicated but once a template is ready. The structure is a human-shaped frame for the backrest and seats large wheels for the legs.

15. DIY Chaise Storage Lounge

This chaise lounge is made from two rectangular boxes. Cut the piece for the box, assemble them and secure them with screws then cover each of the boxes with foam and fabric.

16. DIY Lounge Chair

This is made from a wooden seat, backrest, and a metallic stand or base. Join 4-5 pieces of plywood together, stain it and bend it into a semi-circular form. Cut the pieces for the seat and the backrest from the curved plywood. Then move on to prepare the metallic stand.

17. DIY Outdoor Lounge Chair

17. DIY Outdoor Lounge Chair

Get a plan for the lounge and use the plan as a template for building the chair. You can get a free plan for this lounge chair by clicking the link below.

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18. DIY Lounge Chair With Storage

18. DIY Lounge Chair With Storage

The materials needed for this DIY lounge chair include plywood, boards, heavy strap hinges, screws, sandpaper, miter saw, sealer, and drill. Determine the length of the lounge and use the measurement to cut the pieces of wood. Then, assemble the base of the chair and attach braces on it for the seat. After this, attach a support to the back of the chair that will raise the backrest.

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19. DIY Outdoor Chaise Lounge

19. DIY Outdoor Chaise Lounge

Start by making the plan and design of the lounge, then cut all the pieces needed. Assemble the frame and insert legs to it, after this, attach braces to the frame as seats and secure it with screws. Measure where the seat will stop and the backrest will be, then attach a support to the back of the frame to raise the remaining of the braces as the backrest.

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20. DIY Cardboard Lounge Chair

20. DIY Cardboard Lounge Chair

Get the design and dimension of this lounge chair first, in order to make the work less complicated. Though it’s made up of only five pieces, the structure is complex. With the aid of the design and plan, cut out the 5 pieces and assemble them.

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21. How To Build A Lounge Chair

The materials needed for this lounge chair include wood, miter saw, table saw, screws, foam, fabric, and glue. Cut the pieces for the legs and armrest then assemble them. Prepare the frame for the backrest and seat, then cut out the foam and fabrics to cover the seat and backrest.

22. DIY Lounge Chair For $5

This project is inexpensive and can be set up with just $5 and in less than 24hours. The materials needed include sandpaper, wood glue, plywood, tape measure, wood screws, jigsaw, table saw, and wood stain. Start by cutting all the pieces needed for the project then prep them and sand them down. After this, assemble the chair and join them with screws.

23. Chaise Lounge DIY

Get a plan for this lounge chair and gather the materials needed. Then, cut the pieces of wood needed and structure them according to the plan. After this assemble the lounge chair and cut the first and fabric to cover it. The materials used include plywood, wood screws, wood glue, foam, upholstery fabric, miter saw, scroll saw, and tape measure.

24. DIY Outdoor Lounge

Start by making the base for the lounge then one to the backrest. Assemble the two pieces with screws, then place the foam on them for sitting comfort. It’s very simple and inexpensive to set up.

25. DIY Lounge Chairs

25. DIY Lounge Chairs

The materials required to build this include piano hinges, sheets of plywood, drill, jigsaw, and screws. Cut the plywood into 2 pieces and drill holes to the top of the plywood and join the two pieces together with piano hinges.

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Conclusion

We have come to the end of this article on DIY lounge chair projects. We included a variety of ideas to choose from. The ball is now in your court, you need to decide which DIY lounge chair best soothes you and start building. Thanks for stopping by.

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