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Project by dennis mitchell posted 01-29-2009 07:25 PM 4689 views 1 time favorited 29 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I am very pleased with my design of these chairs. They are comfortable. The combination of willow and log have made a very usable sturdy chair. I’ve combined a dark stained hand hewn Alder with Coyote Willow and Knotty Pine Logs. The Chairs are a tall back design. The character of the dark Alder doesn’t show in the photos (Must be the photographer), but in person it makes a great complement to the pine. The pine is salvaged from the forest floor in area subject to forest fires due to the beetle kills. The Alder is a local (Idaho) wood. The Coyote Willow grows on my family farm.





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pat sherman

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#1 posted 01-29-2009 07:27 PM

dennis. i love that table and chairs. darn. very nice.

-- pat,ohio...http://s5.photobucket.com/albums/y198/patshwigar/

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mtnwild

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#2 posted 01-29-2009 07:33 PM

Solid man! lookin’ good!

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

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hObOmOnk

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#3 posted 01-29-2009 07:59 PM

Rustic done well.
Bravo!

-- 温故知新

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Dick, & Barb Cain

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#4 posted 01-29-2009 08:00 PM

I really like this set. It’s some of your nicest rustic work.

You must have a Logman tenon maker now.

Good Luck Dennis!

-- -** You are never to old to set another goal or to dream a new dream ****************** Dick, & Barb Cain, Hibbing, MN. http://www.woodcarvingillustrated.com/gallery/member.php?uid=3627&protype=1

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lew

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#5 posted 01-29-2009 08:01 PM

Beautiful!!

I really like the way the chair back spindles go past the seat into the leg stretchers!

Good Luck in the contest.

Lew

-- Lew- Time traveler. Purveyor of the Universe's finest custom rolling pins.

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CharlieM1958

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#6 posted 01-29-2009 08:09 PM

Nice work as usual, Dennis!

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

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Max

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#7 posted 01-29-2009 08:09 PM

Great looking set. I like the way that you have done the stretcher on the table, very clever..

-- Max "Desperado", Salt Lake City, UT

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Dennis Zongker

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#8 posted 01-29-2009 10:44 PM

Sweet!!! Classic Rustic. A new style? Great job, Dennis

-- Dennis Zongker

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Les Hastings

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#9 posted 01-30-2009 01:04 AM

Very nice work Dennis!

-- Les, Wichita, Ks. (I'd rather be covered in saw dust!)

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Dan'um Style

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#10 posted 01-30-2009 01:43 AM

good work

I think I like the table legs best … then again the chairs are cool too…

-- keeping myself entertained ... Humor and fun lubricate the brain

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BIGSKY

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#11 posted 01-30-2009 02:03 AM

WOW! NEW TO THE SITE SO I LOOKED AT ALL YOUR OTHER STUFF. YOU CAN GET A TON OF IDEAS FROM YOU HOPE TO BE HALF AS GOOD AS YOU

-- BIGSKY

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dennis mitchell

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#12 posted 01-30-2009 03:02 AM

Thanks everyone.
Yes Dick I’ve been using my Logman Tenon Maker.
Welcome Bigsky

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Lee A. Jesberger

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#13 posted 01-30-2009 03:48 AM

Hi Dennis;

Nice job.

Very creative.

Lee

-- by Lee A. Jesberger http://www.prowoodworkingtips.com http://www.ezee-feed.com

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Karson

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#14 posted 01-30-2009 03:54 AM

Dennis, A great set. Nice job with the construction.

-- I've been blessed with a father who liked to tinker in wood, and a wife who lets me tinker in wood. Southern Delaware soon moving to Virginia karsonwm@gmail.com †

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#15 posted 01-30-2009 06:53 AM

these are cool!!!

-- Matt--Proud LJ since 2007

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