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Project by Grant Libramento posted 1584 days ago 2345 views 7 times favorited 15 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Pine seat, everything else white oak. Black over red milk paint finish. This turned out to be my most comfortable chair to date.

-- Grant, Tryon, NC





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a1Jim

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#1 posted 1584 days ago

Very nice, a wonderful rocker beautiful indeed fantastic workmanship.

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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Vince

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#2 posted 1584 days ago

Excellent

-- Vince

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#3 posted 1584 days ago

Nice work!! Why the red undercoat? Is the top milk paint too?

-- "some old things are lovely, warm still with life ... of the forgotten men who made them." - D.H. Lawrence

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ND2ELK

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#4 posted 1584 days ago

Very impressive looking chair. Beautiful done. Thanks for posing.

God Bless
tom

-- Mc Bridge Cabinets, Iowa

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michelletwo

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#5 posted 1584 days ago

gorgeous job. the milk paints look great. you did an excellent job there making the “wear thru” Nice job, glad it’s comfy. Enjoy

-- We call the destruction of replaceable human made items vandalism, while the destruction of irreplaceable natural resources is called development.

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Charles Brock

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#6 posted 1584 days ago

Grant
Just beautiful work! Your craftsmanship is outstanding!

-- Charles Brock

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paplou

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#7 posted 1583 days ago

very nice chair. looks like a lot of work with all the angles. never tried a chair, if i do i hope it is as nice as yours.

-- PAPLOU

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jockmike2

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#8 posted 1583 days ago

Looks like a Beautiful, and comfortable Windsor chair. I’ve got the plans and may try one.

-- (You just have to please the man in the Mirror) Mike from Michigan -

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Mike Chapman

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#9 posted 1583 days ago

Sure would like to see photos or video of your bending process. Chairs are fantastic.

-- mikechapmanwoodworker.squarespace.com

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sras

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#10 posted 1583 days ago

Another beautiful chair! Very nice.

-- Steve - Impatience is Expensive

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dennis mitchell

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#11 posted 1583 days ago

A beautiful example of a classic. Pretty much the height of woodworking skill.

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ramon

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#12 posted 1583 days ago

It is a marvellous model, I like much, it is one of few chairs windsor that I have not managed to make and want that also this one in my collection.///Es un modelo estupendo me gusta mucho,esta es una de las pocas sillas windsor que no he conseguido fabricar y quiero que tambien este en mi coleccion.

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bill merritt

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#13 posted 1583 days ago

Fine looking chair. Great workmanship—like someone said it just looks comfortable. Like to know the hours you have in it. Keep them coming.

-- Bill Merritt -Augusta Ga. woodworker

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F Dudak

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#14 posted 1581 days ago

Nice chair Grant!

-- Fred.... Poconos, PA ---- Chairwright in the making ----

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learnin2do

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#15 posted 1479 days ago

That just amazes me! -so perfectly symmetrical and delicate!
My dad just gave me a couple of old ones like that put back together -i was so scared to mess them up! I marveled at them all the while. one just needed the rockers replicated and replaced, and the other glue.
I can’t even fathom building one from scratch! -it just seems like it would be impossible not to end up with somethinglike one of those 60’s, neon, star-shaped business signs with dowels sticking out in all directions!

-- christine

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