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Project by Benji Reyes posted 09-30-2016 02:41 AM 4460 views 18 times favorited 38 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Wanted to share with you guys one of my favorite chair designs. This one was done three weeks ago. Sorry for not posting more often.

The back rest of this chair flexes as with some of my chairs. I hatched the idea from the principle of the bow.
The backrest is laminated steambent balayong wood and goes through the seat to also function as the back leg. The seat is hand sculpted top and bottom from saray wood. Front legs are made from yakal. The stretchers are iron wood (dungon) I just love it when aesthetics, function (ergonomics) and structural soundness gel into one.

Have a great weekend guys!

-- Benji Reyes, Antipolo, Philippines, http://www.facebook.com/pages/Benji-Reyes/88321902103?ref=ts Instagram benji reyes





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#1 posted 09-30-2016 02:43 AM

oh yea benji, i need one of these, oh its so beautiful, i love every part

-- GRIZZMAN ...[''''']

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#2 posted 09-30-2016 02:43 AM

Nice. I love that chair as well!

-- Matt, Arizona

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#3 posted 09-30-2016 02:49 AM

I always enjoy your work and designs Benji this is a fine work of art.

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#4 posted 09-30-2016 02:58 AM

elagant and very interesting.

-- Brian - Hazelton, British Columbia

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#5 posted 09-30-2016 03:50 AM

Your stuff is always worth waiting for brother.

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#6 posted 09-30-2016 03:54 AM

Absolutely Amazing

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#7 posted 09-30-2016 04:15 AM

Benji….the chair is awesome but I can’t help but admire the bench (?) that it is sitting on…Wow!
But, back to the chair, what is on the bottom of the front legs? If you need a place to store this
or any of your other creations…I’ve got room!!

-- gbear, Carmichael, CA

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#8 posted 09-30-2016 04:41 AM

Benji,

You have been busy creating my friend! Elegant sir!

-- Cau Haus Designs, Thomas J. Tieffenbacher

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#9 posted 09-30-2016 05:13 AM

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#10 posted 09-30-2016 06:25 AM

Wow! That is a gorgeous chair. I also love that bench! What’s the story behind that?!

-- Joe | Spartanburg, SC | "To give anything less than your best is to sacrafice the gift." - Steve Prefontaine

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#11 posted 09-30-2016 06:32 AM

Great concept and your usual excellent execution Benji. I’m with the others …. perfect!
... Is that one of your signature doors under the chair?

-- Paul M ..............the early bird may get the worm but it’s the second mouse that gets the cheese! http://thecanadianschooloffrenchmarquetry.com/

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#12 posted 09-30-2016 09:15 AM

Your work takes my breath away, Benji. It brings tears to my eyes, because I can see the love in every piece. What a phenomenal artist you are.

-- Mark

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Coils

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#13 posted 09-30-2016 09:44 AM

Oh to be as good as you!! Thanks for sharing

-- Forest Grump

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Benji Reyes

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#14 posted 09-30-2016 09:52 AM

Thanks for the comments guys. Yes… The chair is on top of one of my signature doors. This one is 4mtrs tall. Will post it once it’s done and installed.

-- Benji Reyes, Antipolo, Philippines, http://www.facebook.com/pages/Benji-Reyes/88321902103?ref=ts Instagram benji reyes

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#15 posted 09-30-2016 09:52 AM

WOW! That’s an awesome chair. Love everything about it. Well done

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