Welsh Chair in Blackwood .

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Project by mcchairs posted 01-07-2010 01:28 AM 1163 views 0 times favorited 5 comments Add to Favorites Watch
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I asked a chap that has a sawmill if I could buy some blackwood to try it for steam bending and he gave me enough to make this chair , only the crest is steam bent and this was air dried for at least 8 years prior to bending , the arm / back is cut from 3 pieces . I did bend a 2×2 into a horse shoe shape , so it does bend well , the chair is oil finished and it ages beautiful as time passes , needless to say I will be giving the chair to the sawmill owner with the hope of getting more blackwood

-- Do you like it here or would you rather be working ? .

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#1 posted 01-07-2010 03:38 AM

Very nice chair. More views to show off more your work would be nice.

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#2 posted 01-07-2010 04:37 AM

Super chair MC

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#3 posted 01-25-2017 07:12 PM

Wow! This is a beautiful chair and so beautifully done.

helluvawreck aka Charles

-- 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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Ron Aylor

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#4 posted 01-25-2017 09:32 PM

Awesome … I think Australia has the most beautiful woods of the entire planet!

-- Ron in Lilburn, Georgia.  Knowing how to use a tool is more important than the tool in and of itself.

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#5 posted 01-25-2017 09:37 PM

Looks like beautiful craftsmanship.

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

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