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Caden's Library Chair #2: Stain, Lacquer, and Leather Upholstery

451 days ago by pintodeluxe | 1 comment »

First a plywood base was cut to shape. It has (4) 1” holes to let air escape from the foam quickly. Then 2” thick medium density foam is cut 1/2” oversized in all directions. The foam is cut to shape on the bandsaw, and held in place with spray foam. Here, high-loft Dacron is stretched over the foam and stapled in place. -----Next, goat leather is stretched over the Dacron, and stapled in place. Caden did a nice job with the pneumatic stapler. -----Here Caden is ins...

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Caden's Library Chair #1: Glueup and Dye

451 days ago by pintodeluxe | 0 comments »

The seat rails are notched as they intersect in the rear legs.-----Backrest glueup…-----Parts waiting to be assembled.-----Front leg assembly glued up. ----- Seat rail glueup.-----Wiping on the Transtint brown mohogany dye makes the white oak pop. Next up will be stain, lacquer, and leather upholstery.

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In the wood shop today #20: Project update - chair rail,chairs,stools,coffee table oh my!

501 days ago by Canadian Woodworks | 5 comments »

SORRY ABOUT THE SOUND YOU WILL HAVE TO TURN UP WHEN MY VOICE GOES QUIET Walk through the wood shop talking about the various projects I’m currently working on. I have been working on a home bar that is made from Bubinga and Walnut I’m almost finished just the live edge Bubinga chair rail to be installed and some wall panels. I then show my most recent dining chair design that has a different shaped headrest, legs and an inlay of Gabon ebony. The chair is built from Canadian ...

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Time lapse Woodworking #16: Bubinga live edge chair rail & sculpting a bar stool

510 days ago by Canadian Woodworks | 6 comments »

Hi everyone, I’ve finally put together a small bit of footage from my daily activities in my wood working shop. I’ve been working on a Walnut and Bubinga home bar which is all done now, but still finishing up the live edge chair rail and wall paneling. At the same time I have 9 bar stools on the go needing to get shipped and deilvered soon. So there’s been some long hours in the shop this past month. In this video I’m making a rabbit on the chair rail to sit on top ...

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Jalen's Maloof Inspired Low-Back Chair #1: Getting Started

528 days ago by Jeff Waggoner | 4 comments »

The Journey to extreme chair making begins as Jalen chooses his wood and lays it out in anticipation. in preparation for an ambitious project and wanting to really know what he was doing jalen chose to make the more crucial parts of the chair out of poplar. The actual techniques and process will be covered with the start of the real chair.

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In the wood shop today #15: Re-sawing some beautiful Walnut for seats

620 days ago by Canadian Woodworks | 2 comments »

Using a band saw I’m going to re-saw a solid Walnut board and 12’’ tall and 1.5’’ thick into 2 boards that will feature a beautiful grain book match. This board is to be used as the underside of a custom rocking chair seat. Check it out! Thanks for having a look always fun to share. (-:

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In the wood shop today #13: Projects tour in under 1 minute

627 days ago by Canadian Woodworks | 3 comments »

This is a really quick video of what I’m working on in my custom one person wood working shop, I specialize in sculpted furniture but lately have started to get into some other types of woodworking. Thanks for having a look and I promise i’ll have some better videos soon, little more detail and longer.

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Backyard Woodworking #1: Mahogany Adirondack Chair

656 days ago by SandMan90 | 2 comments »

This was my second attempt to make a chair. What made this all unique for me was that I used templates, a router table and mahogany for the first time!The wood is from reclaimed church pews that I got off of Craigslist for almost nothing.Best part is that I can make another one with all the templates that were made – so we’ll see about the second one.The wood is 1 1/2 inch thick and I used Teak Oil.I am not happy with what I am calling the ‘cloudy ends’ wh...

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In the wood shop today #9: shaping chair legs on router table

697 days ago by Canadian Woodworks | 3 comments »

Here I’m shaping the legs to my musicians chair, using a router table with a 1/2’’ round over bit mounted in it.

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In the wood shop today #8: Project updates

700 days ago by Canadian Woodworks | 4 comments »

In this update of what I’m working on in my wood shop I give a quick walk through with a little discussion of the pieces. I start by showing my most recent finished coffee table which has a book matched live edge curly walnut top with my maloof inspired trestle table base, all from solid 2’’ walnut. I’m also working on a pair of my musicians chair, I’ve built a prototype and after lot’s of time sitting and playing guitar I’ve become satisfied wi...

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