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2 days and a lot of work this is a hand craved 1:18 scale wooden chair made out of maple wood it is 2 pounds i made 3 of them sold one on ebay for $20.00 i saw the plans in some wood working store out side of baltimore.
Jul 11, 2009
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#1 posted 07-12-2009 12:09 AM
Nice, i like it.
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#2 posted 07-12-2009 12:10 AM
Cool! Now let’s see the full-sized version. :-)
-- Charlie M. "Woodworking - patience = firewood"
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#3 posted 07-12-2009 12:18 AM
The coolest design. A full size version would weight 1200 lbs Charlie :-))
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#4 posted 07-12-2009 12:21 AM
guess if you built a full size one it would have to stay where it was made. very cool chair.
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#5 posted 07-12-2009 12:46 AM
This is very cool. I agree with Charlie. I would like to see this full size. I wonder what a full sized one would weight. hmmmmm
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#6 posted 07-12-2009 01:31 AM
If you make it out of laminated plywood, you could cut each piece close to the shape to minimize shaping after glue-up. You could also leave the majority of the base open. Have the side be maybe an 1 1/4” thick and the seat 2” thick, that would cut a lot of the weight out. Looks cool!
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#7 posted 07-12-2009 02:04 AM
That is exceedingly cool.
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#8 posted 07-12-2009 02:18 AM
That is absolutely awesome.
Thanks for sharing with us and welcome to Lumberjocks community.
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#9 posted 07-12-2009 02:31 AM
I’ve wanted to do some stuff like this, but have such a hard time wrapping my brain around how all the pieces need to be cut…. How’s the big one coming. – perhaps it has to be built in place!
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#10 posted 07-12-2009 02:36 AM
This is inspiring!
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#11 posted 07-12-2009 02:55 AM
Jim what would a hollow one weigh?
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#12 posted 07-12-2009 03:22 AM
-- Brian, Lebanon PA, If you aren’t having fun doing it, find something else to do.
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#13 posted 07-12-2009 05:15 AM
Looks great. I was kind of disappointed to see it was a scale model :-))
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#14 posted 07-12-2009 05:10 PM
You did an absolute great job with the gran.
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#15 posted 07-12-2009 09:56 PM
A great look chair LJJoe.
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