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You throwing out those old shelves? I'll take'em !

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Project by Eric in Florida. posted 05-31-2014 09:42 PM 3059 views 11 times favorited 20 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Old shelving from one pal.
A plan borrowed from another.
And bang, some nice collapsible beach or back yard chairs !
They are lightweight.
They nest for compact storage.
They are super comfortable.

Oak, with linseed oil and polyurethane finish.

Thanks for looking and have a great day.

-- Nothing is particularly hard if you divide it into small jobs ~ Henry Ford





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Sodabowski

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#1 posted 05-31-2014 10:02 PM

Way to go!

-- Thomas - Pondering the inclusion of woodworking into physics and chemistry classes...

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woodshaver

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#2 posted 05-31-2014 10:06 PM

Nothing like a comfortable place to rest a spell! I guess the saying goes .. “One mans trash is another mans treasure”. You did well with that project Woodwrecker! Great looking chairs!

-- Tony C St Augustine FL, My high school shop teacher said "You can do it"... Now I can't stop!

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ellen35

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#3 posted 05-31-2014 10:14 PM

Nice… and inexpensive!

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

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geekwoodworker

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#4 posted 05-31-2014 10:21 PM

Very nice indeed. Nothing better than making something new from something being thrown out.

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#5 posted 05-31-2014 11:04 PM

You are the master of reclaimed wood projects…........super duper.

-- Jim, Anchorage Alaska

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#6 posted 05-31-2014 11:08 PM

yes sir, most of my pieces are made from salvaged wood, these turned out great.

-- GRIZZMAN ...[''''']

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doitforfun

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#7 posted 05-31-2014 11:10 PM

Awesome beach chairs and free lumber to boot? Can’t beat it with a stick!

-- Brian in Wantagh, NY

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luv2learn

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#8 posted 05-31-2014 11:45 PM

Free lumber turned into awesome chairs now that is cool. Great looking chairs!!

-- Lee - Northern idaho~"If the women don't find you handsome, at least they ought to find you handy"~ Red Green

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lew

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#9 posted 06-01-2014 12:16 AM

Love that design and the wood repurpose!

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

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Cliff

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#10 posted 06-01-2014 01:16 AM

Beautiful design and beautiful chairs!!!!

Great to see recycled wood turned into a work of art. Well Done!!!!!

Regards,

Cliff.

-- Cliff Australia : Snoring is good. It blows away all the Sawdust.

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#11 posted 06-01-2014 01:27 AM

Sweet chair. I like that fold up design!!.................Jim

-- Jim Jakosh.....Practical Wood Products...........Learn something new every day!! Variety is the Spice of Life!!

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#12 posted 06-01-2014 02:54 AM

The one who reclaims most wood before he dies wins! Great chairs, impressive indeed!

-- I'm a lumberjack, and I'm okay, I sleep all night and I work all day.

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#13 posted 06-01-2014 01:59 PM

They look great.

-- Bondo Gaposis

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#14 posted 06-01-2014 06:59 PM

Looks great. Thanks for sharing!

-- "Do or Do not. There is no try." - Yoda

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#15 posted 06-01-2014 08:56 PM

Great looking chairs!

-- All this sawdust.......wait........ what happened to my board???

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