Woodworking blog entries tagged with 'chair'

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methods of work #18: Chair prototype #2 - steam bent dining chair

09-18-2013 12:53 AM by Loren | 7 comments »

A couple of previous blog entries showed the steam bending setups I used to bend the rail and legs. Mortises were cut with a slot mortiser and tenons were doneon a Wirth Machine (Matchmaker).

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Kids Stools #1: Kids step stool and chair - Prototype

09-03-2013 08:09 AM by Donovanjns | 1 comment »

I have seen this design around for a while, and I wanted to make one for my niece. I decided to make a prototype out of low cost wood to see if the geometry worked out. My biggest concern was fingers getting pinched when moving the step up and down. The stool came out pretty good, I think I will add another dowel to the front of the stool so that the back doesn’t swing all the way down when you pick it up.

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My Journey As A Scroll Saw Pattern Designer #1096: A Woodworking Video to Go With Your Coffee

08-04-2013 11:25 AM by Sheila Landry (scrollgirl) | 15 comments »

I was going to skip writing today, as I am in the drawing stages of new designs and they isn’t really anything exciting to show you. But I was sent a link to a really cool video that I thought you may like so I am sharing it here for your Sunday morning coffee. Have a wonderful Sunday!

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In the wood shop today #22: Build your own rocking chair course

07-05-2013 08:40 PM by Canadian Woodworks | 7 comments »

While my last student went through my 6 day build your own rocking chair course, I took many pictures, time lapse and real time footage. Starting after the boring milling stage we run through a few steps in my build your own rocking chair course.

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Twins give Retiring Yankee Pitcher Rocking Chair made of bats he broke

07-03-2013 05:17 PM by BarryW | 5 comments »

Twins give Retiring Yankee Pitcher Rocking Chair made of bats he broke

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05-30-2013 06:26 PM by Walther von Einik | 2 comments »

The idea of making the chair for our beloved daughter was originated a long time ago, but wanted to make something special for her. She likes the old fairy tailes and beautiful cartoons about prince and princess very much, also, our love to rare mighty things – pushed us to make this «von Einik family style» creation.I used turned old pine legs from old balasters and rest of was new lumber. Only hand tools were used, I didn’t used electrical tools for reason -i like to use hand tools....

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In the wood shop today #21: Dining chairs, rocking chairs and bar stools oh my!

05-09-2013 10:43 PM by Canadian Woodworks | 5 comments »

Just a quick video I filmed the other day walking through my shop discussing the projects I have on the go as well as future projects. As always thanks for having a look.Paul

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Can anyone help me find this chair project?

05-09-2013 04:50 PM by reymundo42 | 1 comment »

I have seen this chair project in one of the major wood magazines. Now I have a need to build 6 chairs and want to try this design. The only problem is that I can’t remember where I saw this project featured.Can anyone help?The back is steam bent (I think) the arms are curved but may be steam bent as well. I think the seat is sculpted but that isn’t important at the moment.Does anyone remember seeing the article that describes how to build this chair?I’ve included a hand ske...

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Much better tutorial for my 2x4 outdoor furniture

04-24-2013 07:44 PM by JSB | 2 comments »

A few people have pointed out that my outdoor arm chair video tutorial is extremely boring. After watching it again, I couldn’t agree more. So for those who would like to build a set of these I have updated my site with a step by step tutorial with SketchUp diagrams for each step. This way you can build one without being bored out of your mind watching me! For those who are interested click here

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

04-19-2013 12:14 AM 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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