Walnut Office Chair

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Project by scott shangraw posted 01-28-2009 01:19 AM 2881 views 10 times favorited 19 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Here is another office chair that was just finished.I just got back from an art show in Indio CA and these office chairs seem well received I think there may be a decient market out there for these.They are fun to make the base is a liitle hard to cover all the metal with wood but I think otherwise the chair would not look as good.
Thanks for looking

-- Scott NM,

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#1 posted 01-28-2009 01:36 AM

Beautiful. No wonder they are popular. Hand made, beauty!

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

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#2 posted 01-28-2009 01:38 AM

Awesome form, design and function. You truly are a master, Scott. Thanks for sharing.

-- My favorite piece is my last one, my best piece is my next one.

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Mark A. DeCou

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#3 posted 01-28-2009 01:48 AM

another beautiful piece Scott. You’re-da-chair-man!

-- Mark DeCou - American Contemporary Craft Artisan -

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#4 posted 01-28-2009 01:56 AM

Absolutely gorgeous im curious how many hours do you have in a piece like that

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#5 posted 01-28-2009 02:35 AM

Craftsmen like you inspire me to be better and hopefully someday I gain talents like yours!
No words can discribe the beauty….thank you for the post.

-- Can't never could do anything, to try is to advance.

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#6 posted 01-28-2009 04:17 AM

thats a great piece of work man. i love it. everything flows verry well. excellent idea and yes i agree that there would be a market out there for these type chairs. so many lawyers, dr.’s, buisness exec’s would be interested in a custom office chair such as this one. i like the style of your headrest the most. beautifull

-- i can do all things through christ who strengthens me

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#7 posted 01-28-2009 05:05 AM

Reallly very beautiful.
Great job.

-- masrol, kuala lumpur, MY.

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#8 posted 01-28-2009 05:36 AM

Very nice chair, Your a real inspiration to the craft.

-- Paul--- Creativity is allowing yourself to make mistakes. Art is knowing which ones to keep. — Scott Adams

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#9 posted 01-28-2009 05:51 AM

Scott, very impressive! You do a great job with these chairs. Outstanding craftsmanship.

Thanks for posting it.

-- Martin, Kansas

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#10 posted 01-28-2009 06:09 AM

Somebody will want them…beautiful wood…

-- /\/\/\ BarryW /\/\/\ Stay so busy you don't have time to die.

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#11 posted 01-28-2009 06:21 AM

...and a matching roll top. Beautiful!

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#12 posted 01-28-2009 01:46 PM

Very nice!

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#13 posted 01-28-2009 05:15 PM

Ooooooh! Wowwwww!

I’ve gotta try my hand at chair making – guess I’ll start with a stool and work up from there!

-- 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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#14 posted 01-28-2009 05:46 PM

really nice work I would love one of these if I could get a mortgage to buy it LOL Alistair

-- excuse my typing as I have a form of parkinsons disease

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#15 posted 01-28-2009 06:34 PM

As we have come to expect from you, Scott. Really nice crispy design lines and great color and finish. They should sell like hotcakes.

-- Thos. Angle, Jordan Valley, Oregon

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