I never trust plastic chairs. I've seen too many of them crumble under people. The plastic chairs in Costa Rica are even thinner than our US standard. Practically every chair here is either cracked or
I was feeling the urge to sit on something that would set me apart from the smelly dogs on the porch and noticed a wealth of good sized saplings laying around from Miguel clearing the underbrush.
The machete works well for peeling the bark. Bugs will infest any wood with the bark left on.
Priya helped by carving down the ends.
Make a square end to drive into a round hole. As the large piece shrinks, the hole will also shrink, making the construction tight.Best practice is to use dry wood for the horizontal railings.
Empty rice hulls in a feed sack make a nice cushion.
Total cost, about 3 hours of pleasant labor and a couple nails.