Writing arm Windsor chair

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Project by Dave Nauman posted 10-02-2014 11:20 AM 1427 views 4 times favorited 11 comments Add to Favorites Watch

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#1 posted 10-02-2014 11:30 AM

Looks good. Your linen press is nicely done as well.

-- "Everybody makes mistakes. A craftsman always fixes them." (Monty Kennedy, "The Checkering and Carving of Gunstocks", 1952)

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#2 posted 10-02-2014 11:42 AM

Very nice. It made me think of “The Patroit”.

-- Dan, Naperville IL, I.G.N.

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#3 posted 10-02-2014 02:40 PM

This project is wonderful. It’s so nicely done.

helluvawreck aka Charles

-- 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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#4 posted 10-02-2014 03:20 PM

Very very nice Dave ,a beautiful unique chair,love it. Super video too.

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#5 posted 10-02-2014 04:13 PM

Outstanding! Looks like you’ve passed the test of a true craftsman, since that is one, if not, the hardest project to accomplish from everything I’ve read and heard.

-- John C. -- "Firearms are second only to the Constitution in importance; they are the peoples' liberty's teeth." George Washington

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#6 posted 10-02-2014 06:25 PM

Really good job. I hope to someday try and tackle a job like this. Be proud, my friend…

-- Bob, Indiana, "Well done is better than well said." -Ben Franklin

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#7 posted 10-02-2014 07:22 PM

Beautiful chair Dave! I have always loved the look of the windsor chair. It is on my long list of projects. Nice job!

-- Whenever you find yourself on the side of the majority it is time to pause and reflect. Mark Twain

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#8 posted 10-03-2014 12:56 AM

great looking chair , what did you do for a finish ?

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#9 posted 10-03-2014 04:24 AM

Great chair that’s quite a project. Wonderful workmanship a lot of time and effort in a chair like this.

-- Tom D

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#10 posted 10-03-2014 04:57 AM


Definitely an heirloom!


-- Jesus is the ONLY reason for ANY season.

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#11 posted 10-03-2014 10:01 AM

Thanks to everyone for the comments. The finish is a rubbed through milk paint finish of black over red, then top coated with boiled linseed oil and turpentine.

-- D. C. Nauman

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