Cherry and Black walnut arts and crafts desk/with Frank Loyyd Wright barrel chairs

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Project by Layton posted 2059 days ago 2919 views 8 times favorited 19 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Here’s some more hard work,These chairs also took some time and patience,hope you all like em.
Enjoy all.

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#1 posted 2058 days ago

They are beautiful. I like the desk too.
Thanks for sharing.

-- masrol, kuala lumpur, MY.

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Douglas Krueger

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#2 posted 2058 days ago

Really nice looking chairs, those must have taken a lot of time and effort, job well done.

-- I can so I wood but why are my learning curves always circles

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#3 posted 2058 days ago

Great chairs!

Douglas – he made your learning curve.

-- Always do the Right Thing the Right Way the First Time - if you can figure out what that is! Ken, Spring Branch, TX

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#4 posted 2058 days ago

Thats some nice work.

-- CJIII Future cabinetmaker

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#5 posted 2058 days ago

Nice pieces. You can’t go wrong with FLW inspired pieces. WAY ahead of his time.

-- Respect your shop tools and they will respect you - Ric

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#6 posted 2058 days ago

Really nice work, I love this style. Thanks for posting!

-- Tim D. - Woodstock, GA

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#7 posted 2058 days ago

Very impressive!

-- Charlie M. "Woodworking - patience = firewood"

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#8 posted 2058 days ago

Great looking desk and chairs. They make a nice set. The chairs look very challenging. How were they to build? Did you draw them up yourself or get the plans somewhere? The joinery would cause me to do a good bit of head scratching.


-- Corey

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#9 posted 2058 days ago

Really worth the effort, beautiful desk and fantastic set of chairs! SUPER!

-- mtnwild (Jack), It's not what you see, it's how you see it.

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#10 posted 2058 days ago

Very nice

-- Glenn, New Mexico

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Thos. Angle

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#11 posted 2058 days ago

Oh, yeah, I like ‘em!!!

-- Thos. Angle, Jordan Valley, Oregon

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#12 posted 2058 days ago

Hmmm lets see,no plans to be found,no drawings cause I did’nt feel they were totally needed well I didnt feel like drawing them, but upon researching them and looking to purchase them I did get alot of measurements thru that,Height ,width depth.So with that info I was able to get my tags,So let the jigs begin.arced glueing jig for the bottom and arms. template jig for the seat after splining seat joints. shaper jigs for the backs.drilling jigs for the slats(dowels) . I’d say the backs were the hardest parts 4 different shaper jigs that were kinda scary,kinda built a ply wall between my hands and the bits ,all bits had 4” bearings and throw on yer motor cycly helmit and go for it wooooo hooooo,LOL

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#13 posted 2058 days ago

Those look really nice. The colors of the desk work well together.

-- Brian, Lebanon PA, If you aren’t having fun doing it, find something else to do.

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#14 posted 2058 days ago

Well, there’s no tipping these over if you’d had a few too many. Nice and sturdy. I like the Claro Black Walnut accents on the desk. Very impressive.

-- "They who dream by day are cognizant of many things which escape those who dream only by night." ~ Edgar Allan Poe

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Todd Thomas

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#15 posted 2018 days ago

looks great of course, like everybody I really like the chairs you’ve done a great job…

-- Todd, Oak Ridge, TN, Hello my name is Todd and I'm a Toolholic, I bought my last tool 10 days, no 4 days, oh heck I bought a tool on the way here! †

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