Chair for Sewing Center

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Project by bhack posted 04-10-2008 06:47 PM 1689 views 0 times favorited 9 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I got this plan from a woodworking magazine. The joinery they used was pocket screws. I decided to use mortise and tenon instead( skill learning for me). The seat is shaker tape. The design in the back splat is done using a template made by Milescrafter (spirocrafter). Wood is white oak and finish is wipe on poly.

-- Bill - If I knew GRANDKIDS were so much fun I would have had them first.

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Callum Kendall

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#1 posted 04-10-2008 07:02 PM

Nice job Bill

It is nice to take a plan and change it to learn new skills

Thanks for the post


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#2 posted 04-10-2008 07:07 PM

Nice looking chair.

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#3 posted 04-10-2008 07:16 PM

Excellent job.

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#4 posted 04-10-2008 10:40 PM

Hi Bill,

This is a nice job. You did a good job with altering it to M&T joinery. The design looks good and I like the finish as well.

Thanks for the post.

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#5 posted 04-10-2008 10:46 PM

Nice chair, I’ve made a couple chairs and learned a lot and enjoyed doing it. It’s really quite a uniqe experience and you have such artistic license to make whatever you want, its fun and I think I’ll do it again. Good work. mike

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#6 posted 04-10-2008 10:46 PM

looks good.

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#7 posted 04-11-2008 02:53 AM

A great sturdy looking chair!

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#8 posted 04-11-2008 07:16 AM

Hi Bill

Nice looking chair. You did a good job on it. Thanks for posting

God Bless

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#9 posted 08-12-2009 01:03 AM

Nice looking chair, Bill.

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