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This is the forst chair I have built. I made it out of pine so I could make my mistakes on a low cost chair. I’m going to start making them out of a higher quility wood for holiday gifts.
Dec 04, 2006
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#1 posted 12-04-2006 06:18 PM
Hi Rosco,Looks like one of those great camp chairs of the far north NY country. I always do love the look of the rustic adirondack chairs. I’m partial to pine and am amazed at what happens to pine when top coated with tung oil, shellac and varnish.
Great piece of work and I know that the ‘whoever’s’ will have many sitting moments to give thanks for your gifts.
Have a very good day!!!GODSPEED,Frank
-- --frank, NH, http://rusticwoodart.tumblr.com/
Dick, & Barb Cain
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#2 posted 12-04-2006 11:16 PM
Nice chair, there’s nothing wrong with Pine. That’s all you have to do is seal the knots with Shellac to prevent oozing sap.
-- -** 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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#3 posted 12-05-2006 04:44 AM
now that’s one nice lookin’ chair!
I can’t help but notice that you went with this view of the chair rather than the other two I saw…
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#4 posted 04-13-2007 07:17 AM
Really nice adirondack chair, with a twist. I like the touches you did on the top to make it your design.
-- Carpe Lignum; Tornare Lignum (Seize the wood, to Turn the wood)
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#5 posted 04-14-2007 06:13 AM
Nice. How long did it take to make?
I’m hoping to make a pair for my patio this summer. Thinking about using the woodcraft plans. (something else to justify the new router table to the wife)
-- We must guard our enthusiasm as we would our life - James Krenov
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#6 posted 05-21-2009 05:12 PM
Very nice! I’ll be following in your footsteps this summer with Pine also… I know it’s not as good as some other woods, but I like the look of it… especially when it’s finished up. :)
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#7 posted 05-21-2009 05:58 PM
Looks like a real winner well done
-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture
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#8 posted 05-21-2009 06:37 PM
I wish you had shown some more pics looks well made and needs my congrats well done just the job when summer finally comes brrrrrr LOLAlistair
-- excuse my typing as I have a form of parkinsons disease
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