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First highchair, for Lydia (my Niece) in Walnut

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Project by DaytonB posted 10-26-2007 04:09 PM 1637 views 1 time favorited 7 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This was my first highchair, actually first chair or piece of real furniture of any kind. I built it for Christmas of ‘05. I was trying to do a Maloof style design but looking back it ended up a pretty far cry from it, but my Sister-in-law and Brother-in-lay were very happy, they still say it’s the nicest piece of furniture they have in their house. The Walnut came from my wife and Sister-in-law’s Grandfathers farm so that makes it a little more special.





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Dadoo

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#1 posted 10-26-2007 04:32 PM

Beautiful!

-- Bob Vila would be so proud of you!

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#2 posted 10-26-2007 04:32 PM

Amazing!

-- Charlie M. "Woodworking - patience = firewood"

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#3 posted 10-26-2007 04:35 PM

After being raised in this chair the child is destined for greatness. Excellent work.

-- Billp

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#4 posted 10-26-2007 04:38 PM

Another nice one….

-- Max "Desperado", Salt Lake City, UT

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#5 posted 10-26-2007 05:13 PM

simply gorgeous

-- ~ Debbie, Canada (https://www.facebook.com/DebbiePribeleENJOConsultant)

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#6 posted 10-26-2007 11:34 PM

Maloof or not; who cares; that’s marvellous!

-- Res severa verum gaudium - True pleasure is a serious business. http://www.folksy.com/shops/TreeGems

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#7 posted 10-29-2007 10:31 AM

You seem to have a knack for building great looking chairs. Good job!

-- Bill - "Suit yourself and let the rest be pleased." http://www.cajunpen.com/

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