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Project by WoodwolfAtl posted 02-25-2017 01:32 AM 955 views 19 times favorited 20 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Based on FWW chair designed by the great Michael Fortune. Mahogany with walnut accents. Built with bent laminations. Finished with outdoor oil.





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swirt

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#1 posted 02-25-2017 02:13 AM

Very nice looking. What exactly is ‘outdoor oil’?

-- Galootish log blog, http://www.timberframe-tools.com

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WoodwolfAtl

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#2 posted 02-25-2017 02:45 AM

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#3 posted 02-25-2017 03:06 AM

You have done great credit to a grand design and what must have been a daunting build.

-- Stephen NYS

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Blackberry

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#4 posted 02-25-2017 03:54 AM

That’s really nice.

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#5 posted 02-25-2017 04:07 AM

looks super comfy …..GREAT JOB :<))

-- Tony Reinholds,Pa. REMEMBER TO ALWAYS HAVE FUN

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#6 posted 02-25-2017 05:02 AM

OK I have both saved a picture of this to a wood working file and made this my first “Add to favorites” Lumberjock’s file. What type of glue did you use if you plan on really putting this outside?

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Tennessee

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#7 posted 02-25-2017 01:00 PM

The lamination’s are very well done. I can understand you having resaw blues with this!
What a great project to tackle, and very, very well done!

-- Paul, Tennessee, http://www.tsunamiguitars.com

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#8 posted 02-25-2017 01:08 PM

Very nice ! Looks comfortable too!!

-- K. Stone “Tell me and I forget, teach me and I may remember, involve me and I learn.” ― Benjamin Franklin

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#9 posted 02-25-2017 01:48 PM

Very nicely done.

-- masrol, kuala lumpur, MY.

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#10 posted 02-25-2017 03:23 PM

you did a good job

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#11 posted 02-25-2017 03:42 PM

Wow! Look at all the curves! That’s an impressive project. Very nice.

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#12 posted 02-25-2017 03:49 PM

This chair looks great and I like the design.

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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Green_Hornut

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#13 posted 02-25-2017 04:57 PM

Very nice job. Mahogany sets off the project quite nicely. I did a pair in reclaimed redwood. How long did it take you? It took me about 5 months off and on. Everyone who sits in one likes them. Much more upright seating and easier to get out of.

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SteveGaskins

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#14 posted 02-25-2017 04:57 PM

I have always been impressed with this chair after seeing the video series on FWW. Your build compliments this chair. Michael would be proud. Well done. I too added to favorites.

-- Steve, South Carolina, http://www.finewoodworkingofsc.com

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#15 posted 02-25-2017 08:32 PM

It’s beautiful!

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