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Project by CRUDESKINNYB posted 07-25-2016 08:15 PM 1094 views 23 times favorited 15 comments Add to Favorites Watch
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Hi, this may be my 3rd project based on the z-chair but I feel like I have learnt a lot of new techniques for this chair that i wanted to share.

I find that looking at how people have solved their problems really spurs your own ideas on how to solve yours even though it may not be directly related. This really helped me out especially for the curved arms for this project as I wouldn’t have got the commission without being able to do it and getting ideas from multiple people blogs and projects.

Anyway I have created a somewhat detailed picture blog on how to make a z-chair step by step. Hope it keeps you entertained for a few minutes. Always a great community I have found here. Even if I’m from he Uk. :)

The specific arm shaping blog post:
http://skinnerdesigns.blogspot.co.uk/2016/05/making-z-chair-shaping-arms.html

Whole Blog:
www.skinnerdesigns.blogspot.co.uk

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DocSavage45

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#1 posted 07-25-2016 08:26 PM

Did good on this chair! LOL!

I’m wondering about the webbing? I had the great idea to use the material used in ratcheting and banding. Used it on my wooden frame of a sofa rehab. After about a year of use in my office( once or twice a week) for a 3 hour day the webbing has stretched and the cushions tend to sag. Is your webbing strong?

-- Cau Haus Designs, Thomas J. Tieffenbacher

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#2 posted 07-25-2016 08:32 PM



Did good on this chair! LOL!

I m wondering about the webbing? I had the great idea to use the material used in ratcheting and banding. Used it on my wooden frame of a sofa rehab. After about a year of use in my office( once or twice a week) for a 3 hour day the webbing has stretched and the cushions tend to sag. Is your webbing strong?

- DocSavage45

Thank you!
I suppose it is not designed to be used in that way, I think it wouldn’t stretch and go back like elastic, it would just stretch and keep stretching and not going back to its original form. The webbing I’m using is elasticated and you really pull it tight when putting it on. Its designed for chairs seats.

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#3 posted 07-25-2016 09:11 PM

I’ll be looking for that on my next sofa build.

Thanks!

-- Cau Haus Designs, Thomas J. Tieffenbacher

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#4 posted 07-26-2016 01:25 AM

Absolutely beautiful!!!

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#5 posted 07-26-2016 02:02 AM

Had to sign in for this one… I’m blown away. I’ll definitely check out your blog!

Amazing chairs!

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#6 posted 07-26-2016 02:31 AM

beautiful chairs

-- Peter, Woodbridge, Ontario

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#7 posted 07-26-2016 07:56 AM

Awesome design. Realy brilliant and precise work here. Chair require lot of woodworking technics, so you are lucky to have opportunity to make them perfectly by making those chairs.

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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#8 posted 07-26-2016 12:14 PM

Wow, really nice. This is what I’m shooting for.

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#9 posted 07-26-2016 03:51 PM

You nailed it man, awesome. These chairs are on my list.

-- Mauricio - Woodstock, GA - "Confusion is the Womb of Learning, with utter conviction being it's Tomb" Prof. T.O. Nitsch

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#10 posted 07-26-2016 08:09 PM

Very nice design, and well executed. I like them! congratulations.

-- Bernard Delaey, Belgium - http://delaeywood.webnode.be

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#11 posted 07-27-2016 09:26 AM

Beautiful work.

-- Ken, "Everyday above ground is a good day!"

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#12 posted 07-27-2016 02:52 PM

nice work.

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#13 posted 08-20-2016 01:48 AM

great work, very nice design on these chairs…

-- New Project = New Tool... it's just the way it is, don't fight it... :)

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#14 posted 08-20-2016 06:54 PM

Jeeez! Great job, those are amazing!

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#15 posted 08-22-2016 11:24 PM

stunning!

-- Greg Simon

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