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A simple chair of my own design

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Project by woodchuckwoods posted 04-26-2017 09:29 AM 1498 views 4 times favorited 10 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Had some poplar lying around and thought I would make my first chair. Turned out pretty well, it didn’t break when I sat in it so that’s a plus.

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EricTwice

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#1 posted 04-26-2017 10:26 AM

I like the floating seat. I do wonder how long it would stand up to a couple of teenagers.

-- nice recovery, They should pay extra for that mistake, Eric E.

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TheOldWoodworker

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#2 posted 04-26-2017 12:04 PM

Nicely done

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#3 posted 04-26-2017 04:31 PM

nice job i like your design,id like the back rest to have a little more of a maloof style curvature though but overall its got a great look,i might steal a few elements from it.thanks for sharing.

-- sawdust the bigger the pile the bigger my smile-larry,so cal.

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#4 posted 04-26-2017 05:43 PM

That is a fine design and nicely done.

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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#5 posted 04-27-2017 12:40 AM

Chairs require a lot of thought. Nice job on this one. More thought to photographing it outside the shop. I did the same in the shop picture. Not very much recognition. Have you given it your son as a test. LOL!

-- Cau Haus Designs, Thomas J. Tieffenbacher

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WhoMe

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#6 posted 04-27-2017 01:56 AM

Like the design. I’m thinking the back rest is probably mounted that way for structural support but did you ever consider “floating” the back rest like the seat design wise.

I have yet to make a chair yet but it is something I want too do. I like your proportions too.

-- I'm not clumsy.. It's just the floor hates me, the tables and chairs are bullies, the wall gets in the way AAANNNDDD table saws BITE my fingers!!!.. - Mike -

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#7 posted 04-27-2017 06:44 AM

It’s a good looking chair.

-- http://thewoodknack.blogspot.com/

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steliart

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#8 posted 04-27-2017 07:55 AM

looks very nice and strong to me !!!

-- Stelios L.A. Stavrinides: - I am not so rich to buy cheap tools, but... necessity is the mother of inventions

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#9 posted 04-27-2017 08:05 AM

Move over George and Sam!

-- Regards Robert

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#10 posted 04-27-2017 01:44 PM

looks good

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