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Project by UncleBendy posted 11-23-2007 07:35 PM 1761 views 0 times favorited 13 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Made this earlier this year…





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jockmike2

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#1 posted 11-23-2007 07:38 PM

Nice job, welcome to LJAs. mike

-- (You just have to please the man in the Mirror) Mike from Michigan -

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Dick, & Barb Cain

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#2 posted 11-23-2007 07:40 PM

Beautiful craftsmanship! I’ve made two of them myself. They’re fun to build.

-- -** You are never to old to set another goal or to dream a new dream ****************** Dick, & Barb Cain, Hibbing, MN. http://www.woodcarvingillustrated.com/gallery/member.php?uid=3627&protype=1

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Thos. Angle

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#3 posted 11-23-2007 07:47 PM

Looks like fun. Giood job, Austin.

-- Thos. Angle, Jordan Valley, Oregon

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Todd A. Clippinger

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#4 posted 11-23-2007 08:47 PM

Great craftsmanship! I love the action photo.

-- Todd A. Clippinger, Montana, http://americancraftsmanworkshop.com

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Dan'um Style

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#5 posted 11-23-2007 08:48 PM

very nice. hope to make one like this someday ! good job

I like the color. What finish did you use?

What wood ?

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

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UncleBendy

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#6 posted 11-24-2007 07:26 AM

I used milk paint. The “mustard” yellow was actually just the first coat. This was followed by “salem” red and then “pitch” black. It’s currently being re-finished. My first paint job didn’t turn out a well as I hoped (first time mistakes). I will paint it these three colors again, followed with a linseed oil/mineral spirits blend.

Thanks for all the affirming comments!

Austin Benedict

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cajunpen

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#7 posted 11-24-2007 11:34 AM

Great looking chair – looks very delicate, yet sturdy – if that makes sense.

-- Bill - "Suit yourself and let the rest be pleased." http://www.cajunpen.com/

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MsDebbieP

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#8 posted 11-24-2007 01:36 PM

sweet.
love the pix “in progress”

-- ~ Debbie, Canada (https://www.facebook.com/DebbiePribele, Young Living Wellness )

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Bob A in NJ

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#9 posted 11-27-2007 06:09 AM

Fine accomplishment! Great work.

-- Bob A in NJ

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dennis mitchell

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#10 posted 11-27-2007 06:12 AM

These chairs amaze me.

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#11 posted 11-27-2007 11:01 PM

Delightful! I love Windsor chairs. It’s rare to see a painted one in the UK. The very early ones were painted but most have been stripped of and polished over the years.

-- Res severa verum gaudium - True pleasure is a serious business. http://www.folksy.com/shops/TreeGems

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Kevin Violette

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#12 posted 12-14-2007 02:05 PM

Excellent work! I am with YorkshireStewart I love the look of windsor chairs and making them too.

-- Kevin

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Dick, & Barb Cain

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#13 posted 08-18-2008 06:58 PM

Check these out.
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-- -** You are never to old to set another goal or to dream a new dream ****************** Dick, & Barb Cain, Hibbing, MN. http://www.woodcarvingillustrated.com/gallery/member.php?uid=3627&protype=1

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