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Project by scott shangraw posted 08-17-2007 05:47 AM 1925 views 1 time favorited 13 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Mesquite Hornback chair-This is one of the reasons I have not been on LJ for a while had a decent size order of this style chair to complete. Not complaining though!!! This chair out of mesquite with desert ironwood, has handshaped horns, faux leather upholstered seat, handshaped arms and back lumbar support. I incorporated a nice finger joint where the seat meets the leg and arm. This is a typical Texas chair.

See our other chairs:

Low Back Chair http://www.lumberjocks.com/projects/3126
Mesquite dinning Chair http://www.lumberjocks.com/projects/8078
Mesquite “S Curve” Pedistal Table http://www.lumberjocks.com/projects/1535

-- Scott NM,http://www.shangrilawoodworks.com





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mot

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#1 posted 08-17-2007 06:08 AM

Jeez that’s a nice chair!

-- You can discover more about a person in an hour of play than in a year of conversation. (Plato)

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Douglas Bordner

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#2 posted 08-17-2007 07:30 AM

Beautifully designed and constructed! Wowzers!

-- "Bordnerizing" perfectly good lumber for over a decade.

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Philip Edwards

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#3 posted 08-17-2007 08:39 AM

Very, very nice!
Bet Sam would be proud.
Phil

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RickL

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#4 posted 08-17-2007 12:05 PM

very nice Scott, the joinery is outstanding

-- Rick, Union,KY firstlightwoodworking.blogspot.com

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Greg Mitchell

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#5 posted 08-17-2007 04:41 PM

Another beautiful chain Scott. Great job.

-- Greg Mitchell--Lowell, AR--gdamitchell@sbcglobal.net

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CharlieM1958

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#6 posted 08-17-2007 07:27 PM

That’s a real work of art!

-- Charlie M. "Woodworking - patience = firewood"

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Dorje

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#7 posted 08-17-2007 08:36 PM

Just grand

-- Dorje (pronounced "door-jay"), Seattle, WA

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oscorner

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#8 posted 08-17-2007 08:55 PM

Spetacular joinery and chair.

-- Jesus is Lord!

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Don

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#9 posted 08-18-2007 01:21 AM

For fear of stating the obvious, there’s not much us ordinary woodworkers can say when shown a piece of art like this. So I’ll simply say thanks!

-- CanuckDon "I just love small wooden boxes!" http://dpb-photography.me/

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Chip

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#10 posted 08-18-2007 03:33 AM

Stunning example of woodworking design and craftsmanship Scott! Thanks for letting us see it.

-- Better to say nothing and be thought the fool... then to speak and erase all doubt!

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Lee A. Jesberger

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#11 posted 08-18-2007 10:49 PM

Scott;

Great job!

great joinery.

Lee

-- by Lee A. Jesberger http://www.prowoodworkingtips.com http://www.ezee-feed.com

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MW66

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#12 posted 12-28-2007 12:39 AM

Very nice indeed!

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Dan'um Style

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#13 posted 08-02-2008 04:01 AM

Beautiful work Scott

You are a true craftsman

-- keeping myself entertained ... Humor and fun lubricate the brain

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