Honey I shrunk the Chairs!

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Project by EMagic posted 01-02-2015 10:27 PM 1035 views 3 times favorited 5 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Was raining today and since my shop is the “Little Shop that Could” I made a miniature set of chairs so I wouldn’t have to move anything outside! IT WAS FUN!

I put a 15T/Inch by 1/8 blade in the band saw and re-sawed the planks. Each part (except for the gussets) are exactly 1/8 scale. I used scrap cypress from a set of chairs I built last week. It only took a couple of small sticks to build these. I’m thinking they would make great business card holders, decorative ornaments on or under the tree, or a great reminder at the office of why we work! The sky is the limit right?

To fasten the parts, I used Testors Cement for metal and wood projects – the green tube. The stuff worked great once it set up.

It was a great way to spend a cloudy, rainy day!

-- Eddie, Irmo, SC

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BigFoot Products Canada

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#1 posted 01-02-2015 11:29 PM

Those look really cool.. Where did you find the plans?

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#2 posted 01-02-2015 11:37 PM

Check out Phil Barley’s site – his plans are very close to mine.

-- Eddie, Irmo, SC

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#3 posted 01-02-2015 11:56 PM

Hey Eddiie….love “the little ones”. Looks like they may also hold the open bottle of wine !

Thanks for the plug above. A lot of my chairs are in my gallery as well. You can make the little ones from my $4.95 downloadable 8 1/2×11 paper plans, instead of enlarging them.

If you ever need CAD work done….contact Eddie….he does all mine !

-- Phil, DWG files at

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#4 posted 01-04-2015 01:59 PM

Great work Eddie, now you just need to carve some small people to sit in them. One thing leads to another….......

-- Mike, an American living in Norway.

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#5 posted 01-04-2015 11:44 PM

Look great. I’ve seen those where the back is used for a picture frame.

-- Gary, Florida.

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