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Project by Darrell Peart posted 1907 days ago 2511 views 19 times favorited 11 comments Add to Favorites Watch

The first time I built the Blacker side chair was as a companion for the first Aurora Pedestal Desk.
After first building the Blacker Rocking chair – the Blacker side chair seemed very simple.

-- Darrell Peart - Seattle - www.furnituremaker.com - author G&G Design Elements for the Workshop





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Christopher

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#1 posted 1907 days ago

All of your stuff is a perfect representation of Greene and Greene, thank you for posting this.

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tenontim

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#2 posted 1907 days ago

Beautiful chair, Darrell. I think your Aurora style is my favorite. Are your back slats sawn or steam bent, in your chairs. Thanks for the post.

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a1Jim

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#3 posted 1907 days ago

Hey Darrell
Just keep them coming I’m really so impressed with your wonderful work.

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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Darrell Peart

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#4 posted 1907 days ago

Hi Tenontim,
My back slats are made using the shaper

-- Darrell Peart - Seattle - www.furnituremaker.com - author G&G Design Elements for the Workshop

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Karson

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#5 posted 1907 days ago

A great looking chair. I finally dug out your book. My wife had burried it on me. I must have left it out on a table at one time.

The furniture looks great. I love them.

-- I've been blessed with a father who liked to tinker in wood, and a wife who lets me tinker in wood. Southern Delaware karson_morrison@bigfoot.com †

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tenontim

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#6 posted 1907 days ago

Thanks for the info, Darrell. I don’t have a shaper, but do use patterns with my router table. I’ll have to make some patterns for some chair backs. I’m trying to get away from steam bending small parts, like chair backs, mainly because of the inconsistencies, ie spring back. Appreciate your help and for being part of Lumber Jocks.

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Dennis Zongker

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#7 posted 1907 days ago

Beautiful! Great looking chair, Darrell.

-- Dennis Zongker

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jockmike2

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#8 posted 1907 days ago

G&G is definately your thing, just gorgeous.

-- (You just have to please the man in the Mirror) Mike from Michigan -

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Darrell Peart

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#9 posted 1907 days ago

Hi Tim,
I don’t think there is any method of making back splats that is without problems – with my method I sometimes get wood movement when the stress is relieved in a piece of wood. To hold pieces in my shaping jigs I started using vacuum clamping a couple of years ago.

-- Darrell Peart - Seattle - www.furnituremaker.com - author G&G Design Elements for the Workshop

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Les Hastings

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#10 posted 1906 days ago

You make some awesome chairs Darrell!

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

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spanky46

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#11 posted 1846 days ago

Gorgeous!

-- spanky46 -- Never enough clamps...Never enough tools...Never enough time.

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