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Project by CoreyM posted 11-21-2008 02:50 AM 5501 views 2 times favorited 8 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I made 3 of these from a plan in the Woodworker’s Journal.

http://www.woodworkersjournal.com/plans/index.cfm/plan_details/5/83/1896

They are red oak and stained a dark brown. There are 22 mortise and tenons in each chair. It was a lot of work, but i like the results.

Thanks for looking.

-- Corey





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Thos. Angle

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#1 posted 11-21-2008 02:54 AM

A lot of work but worth it. Nice job.

-- Thos. Angle, Jordan Valley, Oregon

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Dan'um Style

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#2 posted 11-21-2008 04:52 AM

Welcome to lumberjocks Cory !

what are your plans for the seats ?

-- keeping myself entertained ... Humor and fun lubricate the brain

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map

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#3 posted 11-21-2008 04:59 AM

Very nice job! Do you have a source for the plan?

Thanks.

-- measure once, cut once, swear, start over

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#4 posted 11-21-2008 03:40 PM

Doing a nice job. You know these chairs were designed for folks that had a butler to pull them out and push them in? They have a tendency to fall over otherwise. I’m sure in these economic times, it won’t be hard to hire a couple. Be sure to post the finished project. Thanks for the post.

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CoreyM

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#5 posted 11-21-2008 04:59 PM

Thanks, tenontim, I’ll keep an eye out for a butler, I’ve always wanted one.
The stools are taking the place of some really ugly upholstered swivel things. I’ll take some shots of them in place when they are complete. I like the design. I’m not under the delusion they will be lounge chairs, but I really think they look cool. Plus, I’ve always like FLW stuff.
Corey

-- Corey

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CoreyM

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#6 posted 11-21-2008 04:59 PM

ok, how do I delete a comment?

-- Corey

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#7 posted 11-22-2008 12:49 AM

Dan, sorry, I didn’t see your question earlier. I plan on following the suggestion of the author. I am making a wood frame, then stretching webbing over it, weaved, then covering the whole works with foam, muslin, and a fabric my wife picked out. I just need to find a few hours to make it happen. I’m hoping this weekend.
Corey

-- Corey

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#8 posted 09-09-2019 01:54 AM

Looks great. I made one dining chair and now mull making four for my counter height eat-in kitchen. The link to the plans dont work. How can i get the basic dimensions from you?

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