Time lapse Woodworking #19: Sculpting wood chair parts with Kutzall carbide

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« Part 18: Natural edge walnut bowl Part 19 of Time lapse Woodworking series Part 20: making a sculpted chair seat »

I’ve been working on a set of dining chairs so I took some time to show how I sculpt some of this chair. The underside of the seat and round over on the legs needed to be sculpted to match the original chair I’ve been commissioned to build.

I use Kutzall brand shaping wheels and grinding burrs for the die grinder. I love there carbide shaping tools, they never wear out and are extremely safe because there are hundreds of little cutting burrs that seem to be very easy to control while removing wood where you want to remove it.

Check out the video here on my Canadian Woodworks Youtube Channel

-- Paul Lemiski, Ontario Canada, Custom Wooden Rocking chairs and tables

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#1 posted 333 days ago

thanks for sharing this video. The sculpting looks great. Those are beautifully smooth transitions from the seat to the legs.

-- Peter, Woodbridge, Ontario

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#2 posted 333 days ago

Good video. Great work.

-- Mother Nature created it, I just assemble it. - It's not ability that we often lack, but the patience to use our ability

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#3 posted 333 days ago

Great looking chairs!

-- Coach Mancuso

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#4 posted 333 days ago

Another grateful viewer. Your work is great and your pieces are beautiful. I’ve watched your previous videos and your generous sharing of knowledge is appreciated more than you probably know.

-- Rod - Oregon

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#5 posted 333 days ago

Thanks for sharing.

-- Scott Smith, Southern Illinois

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