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In the wood shop today #24: Dining chairs and a 24'' Jointer

387 days ago by Canadian Woodworks | 2 comments »

Just a quick walk through of my shop talking about the stuff I make and the stuff I use to make

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

499 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

499 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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Mission Chair Build

1083 days ago by pintodeluxe | 3 comments »

I am now midway through a project to build a mission dining set. It will include 6 side chairs and two end chairs. I started with the chair construction using quartersawn white Oregon oak that I kiln dried myself. The chair design is a modern version of the arts and crafts style that is also very comfortable. The style was inspired by Kevin Rodel, Gustav Stickley, and Elbert Hubbard. I had fun designing them on Google Sketchup. It is surprising how many hours it ta...

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