Chair with Wooden Textile apholstry

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Project by Simeond posted 09-13-2014 11:14 PM 2054 views 3 times favorited 8 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This started started with the legs. Each “pair” of legs was originally 2 angled table legs made by a friend of mine. They were in a “7” shape. When my friend passed away, he donated his tools to my community Woodshop and these table legs came with them. I decided to turn the table legs into geometric chair legs.

The legs are reclaimed maple. The back is walnut and is on a swivel which adjusts to your posture.

The seat is apholstered with a wooden textile I created. I took hundreds of tiny wood triangles and adhered them to leather.

-- "...a band of small discoveries, strung like pearls on a thread of curiosity, lending richness to our work...." - James Krenov.......

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#1 posted 09-14-2014 01:10 AM

This really is a great chair. Extreme creativity. Excellent craftsmanship. The photos do not do it justice. I’m thinking it’s a WOW piece.

-- Cau Haus Designs, Thomas J. Tieffenbacher

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#2 posted 09-14-2014 01:32 AM

It is very creative and looks well done and sturdy, reminds you of the letter “N”

-- Norman - I never never make a mistake, I just change the design.

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#3 posted 09-14-2014 02:42 AM

I love different looking and creative chairs and yours certainly fits the bill. Wonderful work.

-- Peter, Woodbridge, Ontario

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#4 posted 09-14-2014 04:56 AM

Has a mid-century modern studio feel, I like it. Very creative.

-- Rick M,

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#5 posted 09-14-2014 08:48 AM

I like everything about this project. Very unique and interesting to look at. The seat fabric is awesome also. I like how your ingenuity was put to use. How did you come to your design idea?

-- "The notes I handle no better than many pianists. But the pauses between the notes - ah, that is where the art resides!" --Artur Schnabel

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#6 posted 09-14-2014 01:57 PM

The wooden textile is defiantly outside the box of traditional thinking. I like the extreme creativity and excellent craftsmanship.

-- Soli Deo gloria!

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#7 posted 09-14-2014 02:20 PM

Genius in design. Would love to hear how you were inspired to it all.

-- VR, Richard "Fear is nothing more than a feeling. You feel hot. You feel hungry. You feel angry. You feel afraid. Fear can never kill you"--Remo Williams

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#8 posted 09-14-2014 11:12 PM

That wooden textile leather is supremely cool. Going on the favorites list

-- The Wood Is Your Oyster

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