|Project by robscastle||posted 08-23-2014 11:27 PM||1413 views||3 times favorited||11 comments|
Here are two kids chairs I made.
The original post by SPalm motivated me to research Sam Maloof’s style of furniture making.
I found the whole story of Sam’s life fascinating along with the sculptured construction of his chairs.
So after studying both of the construction processes of Steve and Sam I made a prototype joint.
Hey it worked! and its posted as a blog.
Now the challenge begins I initially started back in June with some of Degoose’s European Walnut but had a confidence lapse and switched to some Camphor Laurel as a prototype.
I blogged the whole process in a series of parts if its of an interest.
The prototype had a few clinkers in it but was reasonable enough to convince me to do a “real” one.
I didn’t have any plans just a prototype to check with as I went, well at least I thought I was checking it, see the blog content for some Opps’s .
Eventually after studying more Internet videos and construction details the chair was finished.
Both chairs were sanded and only coated with clear satin lacquer as a finish so the features are as per CL and EW.
I also need to recognise the following as contributors to this project for their input.
Degoose for the supply of the timber
SPalm for posting the table and blog which triggered it all
and also importantly the late Sam Maloof for his amazing talents, and the legacy he left.
If he was watching me he was possibly shaking his head in disbelief as I bumbled along !!
-- Regards Robert