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.
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. (-:
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.
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...
Here I’m shaping the legs to my musicians chair, using a router table with a 1/2’’ round over bit mounted in it.
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...
No I didn’t spell it incorrectly. This is a chair completely made from rubber tyres.Saw it on a recent holiday in Lombok Indonesia, outside a pearl shop.I thought the craft skill alone was good enough to qualify for a post on LJ’s even though it’s not made from wood.
Hey all, I’ve made another video this time I’ve just glued up the headrest of the current rocking chair I’m working on, I also discuss a little bit about the back braces. Hope you like it and again thanks for stopping by to have a look.
Here is another short video of what I’m up to, trying to stay busy which doesn’t seem to be a hard aspect in my life.Thanks for having a look. Paul
Hi all! Here’s a short video of what I’m currently working on in my wood shop.
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