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Project by Boris posted 03-15-2014 06:28 PM 2006 views 0 times favorited 13 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Hi guys
Here are my first chairs, I made them from a plan I purchased from The Massachusetts furniture Institute.
The plan is for a full size chair but I reduced it by 20%. It was a great project and a great learning process, to the point that I feel confident to build a full size set. The wood is mostly Pilipino mahogany that I got from the guild, the finish is Danish oil, wipe on poly and wax, I started working on the table that goes with them.
Thank you for watching, any comments or question are welcome .
Regards





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patron

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#1 posted 03-15-2014 06:33 PM

some nice fancy dancing for a first
(or even a 20th)

great work all around
from smooth lines
to a nice finish

well done

-- david - only thru kindness can this world be whole . If we don't succeed we run the risk of failure. Dan Quayle

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Joe Lyddon

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#2 posted 03-15-2014 06:47 PM

Very NICE!

COOL chairs!

Very good job!

Your children will really ENJOY them!

-- Have Fun! Joe Lyddon - Alta Loma, CA USA - Home: http://www.WoodworkStuff.net ... My Small Gallery: https://www.ncwoodworker.net/forums/index.php?media/albums/users/joe-lyddon.1389/

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#3 posted 03-15-2014 06:50 PM

Awesome job!

-- Nature created it, I just assemble it.

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a1Jim

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#4 posted 03-15-2014 07:14 PM

Wow these are great very nice work.

-- https://www.artisticwoodstudio.com/videos

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a1Jim

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#5 posted 03-15-2014 07:15 PM

Wow these are great very nice work.

-- https://www.artisticwoodstudio.com/videos

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oldrivers

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#6 posted 03-15-2014 07:21 PM

Outstanding! You did a Beautiful work, something you can be Proud a real family Heirloom, thanks for sharing, I am looking forward to seeimg the matching Table.

-- Soli Deo gloria!

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RogerBean

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#7 posted 03-15-2014 07:56 PM

Nicely done.
Roger

-- "Everybody makes mistakes. A craftsman always fixes them." (Monty Kennedy, "The Checkering and Carving of Gunstocks", 1952)

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Richard

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#8 posted 03-15-2014 09:03 PM

Very Nice Project. Well Executed. Thanks For Sharing.

Rick

-- Richard (Ontario, CANADA)

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Boris

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#9 posted 03-15-2014 11:02 PM

Thank you guys, I appreciate your comments
Regards

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kiefer

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#10 posted 03-16-2014 12:27 AM

Very nicely done and you should be proud to produce this quality on your first chair build.
Love the legs .

-- Kiefer https://www.youtube.com/user/woodkiefer1/videos

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#11 posted 03-16-2014 04:37 AM

Great looking chairs Boris.

You did great!

-- Abbas, Castro Valley, CA

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#12 posted 03-16-2014 06:17 PM

Two beautiful chairs Boris, you did an amazing job on them…thanks for sharing.

-- Dave.......If at first you don’t succeed redefine success....

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lightweightladylefty

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#13 posted 03-18-2014 06:07 AM

Boris,

Those turned out fabulous! Can’t wait to see the full-sized set!

L/W

-- “Those who would give up essential Liberty, to purchase a little temporary Safety, deserve neither Liberty nor Safety.” Benjamin Franklin -- Jesus is the ONLY reason for ANY season.

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