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Irish Rock'n Chair

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Project by Farragher posted 05-02-2014 09:51 AM 1126 views 4 times favorited 8 comments Add to Favorites Watch
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Previous Project I made: More pics here
http://lumberjocks.com/projects/100703

This is a project I designed and made for University. The brief was a reading chair with any theme. Music is my passion but my taste in music collides! I love Irish Traditional Music but I also love Rock music.

I decided to mash the two genres together and came up with the design. The chair ‘Rocks’ and the legs are in the shape of the ‘Irish Harp’. Hence ‘Irish Rock’n Chair’

It is made from Mohogany and locally sourced Spalted Beech with steel bars sprayed gold as the harp’s ‘strings’, also holding the suspended seat in place. Finished in clear varnish.

There is a Celtic carving there in the back rest also which is the symbol for ‘everlasting’ which refers back to the reading chair theme; a good book will have an everlasting effect on the reader.

Can you spot the secret compartment?





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#1 posted 05-02-2014 12:02 PM

Very eye-catching chair.

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#2 posted 05-02-2014 01:12 PM

Very unique chair! Well dine!

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#3 posted 05-02-2014 03:05 PM

nice.

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#4 posted 05-02-2014 03:16 PM

Cool design. I’ve never seen one like it.

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#5 posted 05-02-2014 06:18 PM

5* I like the design, It is original. You should be proud of your workmanship.

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#6 posted 05-03-2014 03:51 AM

The secret compartment is in the back rest. turn the carving to open it?

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#7 posted 05-03-2014 05:25 AM

You should only post a project once.

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#8 posted 05-04-2014 03:00 AM

That is a great looking chair!

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