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Project by Zipsss posted 10-19-2009 10:04 PM 1754 views 0 times favorited 10 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Made of Elm and finish with linseed oil, shellac and a poly top coat. The joints in the chairs are based on Sam Maloof styles. The back rest pivots to be always on the “sweet spot” against the lower back.

-- Zipsss

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#1 posted 10-19-2009 10:20 PM

Great project and great job!

-- masrol, kuala lumpur, MY.

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#2 posted 10-19-2009 11:22 PM

The Elm is finally ageing enough to use. Some great looking wood. My chunk is still sitting in the shop, a small split on one end.

A great design. Nice job Ze’ev.

-- 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 †

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#3 posted 10-20-2009 12:45 AM

Very nice, you should be proud…

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#4 posted 10-20-2009 06:27 AM

outstanding work ,great design , super looking set.

-- Custom furniture

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#5 posted 10-20-2009 11:57 AM

Very attractive combination that looks just right in it’s setting. I like the idea with the chair back. The wood and the finish look great as well.

-- Mike, an American living in Norway.

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#6 posted 10-20-2009 03:31 PM

I really like the chairs. Nice

-- If all you have is a hammer, everything looks like a nail!

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#7 posted 10-20-2009 03:36 PM

sweet ,
altogether a winning
combo !

-- david - only thru kindness can this world be whole . If we don't succeed we run the risk of failure. Dan Quayle

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#8 posted 10-20-2009 03:38 PM

Hey Ze’ev;

This is a very nice project, and great workmanship.

Great job.


-- by Lee A. Jesberger

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#9 posted 10-20-2009 04:10 PM

Very pretty work. I love the Maloof treatment on the chairs the table is very nice also.

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

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#10 posted 04-11-2011 08:34 PM


-- al.chazy ny

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