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Project by majuvla posted 04-15-2016 07:50 PM 1117 views 1 time favorited 22 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is garden furniture set I made for my first neighbour (I’m kind of woodworker on duty in my street). It’s made completely of firwood. Basic construction joints were glued – rounded mortises I made on my new horizontal router (with litle jig I made – idea from my LJ buddy ZAGREB). All laths were screwed and table legs were strenghten with threaded screws and nuts. My neighbour will put finishes by himself.
The back is with 12 degree angle to get more comfort. The most demanding were back supports made of two pieces – glued overlaping tenon thru open mortises (I don’t know how to describe and say it) strenghten with two dowels.

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted





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ZAGREB

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#1 posted 04-15-2016 08:05 PM

Bok kompa…fala kaj me hvališ…
jesi testiral kolko kila mogu zdržat stolci?
koji bed,ti stojiš u svom dvorištu a sused ti se smije i sjedi ko car…hehehe
al on nema kobasice ko ti,da se zna
budi pozdravljen
navijam za top 3
Marijan

-- bambi

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Mark Wilson

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#2 posted 04-15-2016 08:08 PM

Great, Ivan. I, too, wondered about the structural stability where the back meets the bench. Did you take any pictures while you were building it. I’d like to see your solution, which you say is “hard to explain.”
I have a chair that I built almost a year ago. I built the lower part, built the back, and put it out on the driveway, waiting to be inspired as to how to attach the two parts. I don’t know why I never thought, til just now, to write a Blog on it, and ask for Buddy help. I may do that. It’s worked before.

-- Mark

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bushmaster

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#3 posted 04-15-2016 08:21 PM

You been real busy, Nice looking set. Ready for the season, hope it is warm there, here it is cool and the leaves are coming out. Hope to be able to picnic soon.

-- Brian - Hazelton, British Columbia

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woodshaver (Tony)

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#4 posted 04-15-2016 11:05 PM

Very nice work and well thought out for comfort. I’m sure you neighbors will enjoy using it.

-- St Augustine FL, Experience is the sum of our mistakes!

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Jerry

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#5 posted 04-15-2016 11:17 PM

Beautiful work Ivan, really nicely done.

On another note, when I used Google translate for your friend Marijan’s comment, I got this:

“Hey buddy … fala what I praise …
have tested how the hernia can stick to chairs?
that bed, you’re standing in your yard and your neighbor laughs and sits when the car … hehehe
but he has no sausage when you, for the record
be welcomed
rooting for the top 3
Marijan”

I thought it was pretty hilarious, especially the sausage part.

Great work!~
—Jer

-- There are good ships and there are wood ships, the ships that sail the sea, but the best ships are friendships and may they always be. http://geraldlhunsucker.com/

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#6 posted 04-16-2016 12:03 AM

Nice work! I need to make something similar for myself. Nice pink radio in the shop too :p

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#7 posted 04-16-2016 12:18 AM

Nice set of garden furniture.

-- Tyvekboy -- Marietta, GA ………….. one can never be too organized

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#8 posted 04-16-2016 12:36 AM

Looks like a bridal joint. Should be fine.


Great, Ivan. I, too, wondered about the structural stability where the back meets the bench. Did you take any pictures while you were building it. I d like to see your solution, which you say is “hard to explain.”
I have a chair that I built almost a year ago. I built the lower part, built the back, and put it out on the driveway, waiting to be inspired as to how to attach the two parts. I don t know why I never thought, til just now, to write a Blog on it, and ask for Buddy help. I may do that. It s worked before.

- Mark Wilson


-- Bill, Yo!......in Brooklyn :)

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doubleDD

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#9 posted 04-16-2016 12:37 AM

Looks like it’s time for BBQ season. Great job Ivan. Your neighbors should invite you over for a party to break it in.

-- Dave, Downers Grove, Il. -------- When you run out of ideas, start building your dreams.

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builtinbkyn

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#10 posted 04-16-2016 12:48 AM

Oh I forgot to add …..... really nice patio set Ivan! Should earn you some nice meals too ;) Snap some pics when the finish is on.

-- Bill, Yo!......in Brooklyn :)

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#11 posted 04-16-2016 11:39 AM

Nice work, Ivan. That is a good looking set!!!!!!!!

Cheers, Jim

-- Jim Jakosh.....Practical Wood Products...........Learn something new every day!! Variety is the Spice of Life!!

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#12 posted 04-16-2016 02:20 PM

Ivan, this is a very nice set and that patio really looks comfortable and relaxing.

helluvawreck aka Charles
http://woodworkingexpo.wordpress.com

-- If a man does not keep pace with his companions, perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer. Let him step to the music which he hears, however measured or far away. Henry David Thoreau

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#13 posted 04-16-2016 04:01 PM

Congrats on another great project Ivan. Love the beautiful Zen (to my mind) looking design.

-- Bob, BC, Canada http://www.etsy.com/shop/abby702

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#14 posted 04-16-2016 04:31 PM

Thanks all for kind words and 21st Daily top 3 in my collection.

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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#15 posted 04-16-2016 05:21 PM

Great looking set. They should love it.

-- Mother Nature created it, I just assemble it.

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