new, re-designed dana chair

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Project by scoot1111 posted 03-29-2015 10:41 PM 1773 views 8 times favorited 11 comments Add to Favorites Watch

thank you Sam Maloof. if not for you, this would not be happening.
these dana chairs are for a client here in Albuquerque. 8 chairs for their table….

-- scott

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#1 posted 03-29-2015 11:22 PM

Beautiful! Simple, elegant—and I love that walnut!

-- Dean -- "Don't give up the ship -- fight her 'till she sinks!" Capt James Lawrence USN

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#2 posted 03-30-2015 01:39 AM

Awesome, I really like that you incorporated the sap wood into it instead of wasting it!

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#3 posted 03-30-2015 01:43 AM

Absolutely gorgeous!

-- No, I don't want to buy the pink hammer.

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#4 posted 03-30-2015 01:49 AM


I’m a sapwood guy myself!

Sam would appreciate your work! So does your customer! LOL!

-- Cau Haus Designs, Thomas J. Tieffenbacher

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#5 posted 03-30-2015 02:09 AM

Gorgeous work!

-- "As are the things we make, so are we ourselves." - Lin Yutang

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#6 posted 03-30-2015 08:07 AM

Great chairs. Maloof keeps inspiring..
One question: I cant figure how the joint that attaches the back to the seat is made. Must be a spot that has a lot of tension. How do you go about this?

-- "Do or Do not. There is no try." - Yoda

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#7 posted 03-30-2015 02:06 PM

not much tension there really and since the glue is stronger than the wood it is fine. plus, I have 3 2-1/2” screws going up from underneath…...the dry fit is super tight so it works out nicely….thanks!

-- scott

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#8 posted 03-30-2015 02:31 PM

Right on Scott. More fine work from you. Here’s to Sam and black walnut.

-- Rod - Oregon

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#9 posted 03-30-2015 06:51 PM

The chairs look great. I was wondering about that type of design, how durable is the back? Does the seat back tend to tear out of the seat?

-- Peter, A man convinced against his will is of the same opinion still.

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#10 posted 03-31-2015 12:38 AM

This is a wonderful looking chair, great work

-- Norman - I never never make a mistake, I just change the design.

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#11 posted 04-01-2015 05:57 PM

Great looking chair. I love this design.

-- Steve, South Carolina,

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