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Blog entry by dustbunny posted 10-13-2009 01:11 AM 841 reads 0 times favorited 11 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I posted a blog about some chair spindles I turned for a friend. These were to replace the broken spindles on a chair he was working on.

http://lumberjocks.com/dustbunny/blog/9114

Finally, he sent me pictures this morning. Apparently he has put the chair together, but plans on staining and finishing them sometime…..
Even though they are not stained it is still nice to see that the work was used and actually doesn’t look too bad.

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Thanks for looking,

Lisa

-- Imagination rules the world. ~ Napoleon Bonaparte ~ http://quiltedwood.com



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lew

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#1 posted 10-13-2009 01:14 AM

The spindles sure look nice.

If they can match the finish, I don’t believe anyone would be able to tell they were not original.

-- Lew- Time traveler. Purveyor of the Universe's finest custom rolling pins.

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woodbutcher

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#2 posted 10-13-2009 01:34 AM

dustbunny,
The only problem I see is that they all look like clones. I can’t tell the difference from one to another!

-- woodbutcher north carolina

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Loucarb

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#3 posted 10-13-2009 01:45 AM

Nice Job on the spindles.

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huff

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#4 posted 10-13-2009 02:23 AM

Lisa, Great job on those spindles. I had to laugh @ woodbutcher’s comment (that’s because I got to meet him this past week-end and we had a great time talking woodworking. He has that sense of humor that keeps you on your toes). Anyway, when they get your spindles stained and finished, you’ll never know they where replaced. Well done.

-- John @ http://www.thehuffordfurnituregroup.com

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#5 posted 10-13-2009 02:25 AM

Looks great Lisa

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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#6 posted 10-13-2009 11:53 AM

Which spindles were replaced?

-- Drink twice... and don't bother to cut... @ lazylarrywoodworks.com.au For lovers of all things timber...

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janice

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#7 posted 10-13-2009 12:40 PM

I don’t know anything about wood turning, but they look great and I love that chair.

-- Janice

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#8 posted 10-13-2009 12:44 PM

Nice work on the spindles. It is always nice to preserve a nice wooden piece.
Ellen

-- "Don't let the perfect be the enemy of the good." Voltaire

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stefang

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#9 posted 10-13-2009 03:06 PM

Nice work Lisa. As Ellen says, it is nice to preserve nice pieces, and that chair looks rather unique and well worth saving.

-- Mike, an American living in Norway.

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eddy

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#10 posted 10-13-2009 04:25 PM

nice work with duplicating making 1 spindle is hard enough but to make 4 all the same size is a lot of work

-- self proclaimed copycat

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Karson

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#11 posted 01-10-2010 05:32 PM

Lisa some great looking spindles. Nice job

-- I've been blessed with a father who liked to tinker in wood, and a wife who lets me tinker in wood. Southern Delaware karson_morrison@bigfoot.com †

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