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Project by Fleamo posted 07-13-2020 01:06 AM 485 views 3 times favorited 4 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I have never made a chair before this one. I have a new respect for those who make them. All the curves and angles made it more complex than I had expected. What a great learning experience! The next one will be much easier to do. I used quarter sawn and regular red oak for everything except the skinny slats on the curved area which are ambrosia maple from a friend’s back yard blowdown. Finished it with English chestnut stain and satin varnish.

-- Visit the forest and appreciate the source of our craft’s raw material.





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swirt

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#1 posted 07-13-2020 02:36 AM

That is a nice looking chair. The water-ski curve on the front of the arms is interesting.

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

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#2 posted 07-13-2020 11:14 PM

Looks comfortable. I like it. Well done.

-- Dan, Naperville IL, I.G.N.

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#3 posted 07-13-2020 11:47 PM

Thanks. The arm tips are cut on the bandsaw from an 8/4 piece glued up to a 3/4. If you look close, you’ll notice the change in the grain pattern. It is very comfortable!

-- Visit the forest and appreciate the source of our craft’s raw material.

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#4 posted 07-14-2020 01:12 AM

Definitely comfortable! You did a great job.

-- AJ

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