Rodell dining chairs

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Project by Mark posted 07-13-2014 02:23 PM 1470 views 5 times favorited 7 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I built a set of 8 Kevin Rodell dining chairs. Solid Cherry with Walnut high lights. I wanted 2 captains chairs so I made 2 -2”wider and deeper and added arms. They’re about 2” taller, a bit more would have been better. Finish sanded with 320 G, a coat of Minwax Teak Oil and 3 coats water born Varathne (400G buff in between coats). I think I could have done the seats my self, but with the coast of the leather being what it was, I went to a professional. All in all a great project. I did a blog if any one’s interested. Thanks fer lookin’

-- Mark

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#1 posted 07-13-2014 03:44 PM

As I said on the blog, Well done!

-- Every cloud has a silver lining

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#2 posted 07-13-2014 10:26 PM

They look great! I’m sure you’ll many happy meals in them!

-- Dean -- "Don't give up the ship -- fight her 'till she sinks!" Capt James Lawrence USN

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#3 posted 07-14-2014 12:15 AM

A set of chairs is a challenging project. You’ve built some great looking chairs.

-- Peter, Woodbridge, Ontario

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#4 posted 07-14-2014 12:25 AM

Mark, the chairs are incredible! Very well done. Will a matching table be your next major project?

-- Art

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#5 posted 07-14-2014 12:49 AM

Very nicely done, I admire your ability to pull this project off so well.

-- Love thy neighbour as thyself

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#6 posted 07-14-2014 01:19 AM

Thank you gents. A&C Yup. Pretty much have to. :)

-- Mark

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#7 posted 07-14-2014 09:45 AM

beautiful set of chairs, particularly like the Carver version.
Chairs are always a challenging proposition,
but no doubt that you have pulled it off.
Cheers, Jinky (James).

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