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Project by B posted 04-30-2014 06:49 PM 900 views 5 times favorited 7 comments Add to Favorites Watch
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Construction grade pine from the home depot.(2×4,2×6 etc)Leather I upholstered for the first time with a foam cushion.Joined with dowels and corner blocks because I wanted to get it done quickly, and there were a lot of students using the mortising machines :) Spray lacquered finish.Sits in my sisters new apartment

-- A poor workman blames his tools. Mr.B, Ontario Canada





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calisdad

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#1 posted 04-30-2014 10:30 PM

Looks familiar. I used 3” foam and a leather like cloth with a lizard skin pattern about the same color as yours.

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B

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#2 posted 04-30-2014 10:43 PM

Nicely done.I was told when you screw in corner blocks the screws should be 90 degrees to the longest face of the block, and this helps to pull everything into the leg,rather than pulling the joint apart.3” foam sounds like sitting on a cloud.Looks like cedar?cherry?

-- A poor workman blames his tools. Mr.B, Ontario Canada

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calisdad

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#3 posted 05-01-2014 03:29 AM

It is like a cloud. You just float down. Yes, western red cedar. All the rails have deep tenons, the blocks are more for fastening the seat. Hard to see from the pic but the arc you have below your seat I used on the lower stretcher. You did a nice job.
thanks

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B

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#4 posted 05-01-2014 02:07 PM

I think it makes more sense visually that the curved stretcher is on the bottom.Keep up the good work!

-- A poor workman blames his tools. Mr.B, Ontario Canada

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helluvawreck

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#5 posted 05-01-2014 03:34 PM

It’s a nice clean chair. You did a fine job on it.

helluvawreck aka Charles
http://woodworkingexpo.wordpress.com

-- If a man does not keep pace with his companions, perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer. Let him step to the music which he hears, however measured or far away. Henry David Thoreau

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B

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#6 posted 05-01-2014 03:47 PM

Thanks Charles, it’s not the best but I did my best, and my sister likes it.That’s what counts!

-- A poor workman blames his tools. Mr.B, Ontario Canada

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NormG

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#7 posted 05-02-2014 02:19 AM

Great chair, love the lines

-- Norman

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