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Sculpted Chair - Mark 1

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Project by Gruen posted 12-16-2019 12:06 PM 707 views 0 times favorited 10 comments Add to Favorites Watch

For my second project, I was crazy enough to go for a sculptured chair with just pure joinery. Meet Mark 1. I wanted to get a feel of an advanced project. To my surprise, it is really very comfortable because of the lumbar support and the carved seat. This piece has a special location in my workshop … to remind me of a very very very long list of lessons learned:) I’m all fired-up for Mark 2! ... and hopefully I can give it already a real name.





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PPK

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#1 posted 12-16-2019 02:04 PM

Super!
Sometimes the only way to get ready is to do it!
Looks really comfortable!

-- Pete

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swirt

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#2 posted 12-16-2019 02:24 PM

That is a great looking design. I look forward to seeing it with a finish on it.

-- Galootish log blog, http://www.timberframe-tools.com

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MrWolfe

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#3 posted 12-16-2019 04:12 PM

That is looking fantastic!
Great build. I love the curves in the seat.
Can’t wait to see the finish too.
Jon

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Lazyman

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#4 posted 12-16-2019 04:13 PM

Nice work. What kind(s) of wood did you use?

-- Nathan, TX -- Hire the lazy man. He may not do as much work but that's because he will find a better way.

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wildwoodbybrianjohns

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#5 posted 12-16-2019 04:15 PM

A brave venture and a very stylish chair. Kudos.

-- Wildwood by Brian Johns: If you tell the truth, you dont have to remember anything (S. Clemens) Edit: Now where is that darn pencil/ tape measure!

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tynewman

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#6 posted 12-16-2019 07:22 PM

I have a very comfortable shop rocker for that same reason!

-- Ty

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#7 posted 12-16-2019 08:00 PM

That is well done!

-- Petey

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recycle1943

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#8 posted 12-16-2019 10:06 PM

beautiful chair

-- Dick, Malvern Ohio - my biggest fear is that when I die, my wife sells my toys for what I told her I paid for them

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MUST58GT

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#9 posted 12-20-2019 10:09 AM

In the workshop? What? Why not in the living room, and displayed proudly?

Excellent job!

PS – Are those backrests laminated? I can’t tell from the pictures …

-- Richard, Austin TX - "Every repair job is really just an upgrade oppty in disguise!"

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Gruen

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#10 posted 01-22-2020 11:32 AM



In the workshop? What? Why not in the living room, and displayed proudly?

Excellent job!

PS – Are those backrests laminated? I can t tell from the pictures …

- MUST58GT

Yes it is laminated. I kept it in the workshop to remind me of all the mistakes I made.

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