A-Frame Side Chair in Walnut

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Project by DaytonB posted 2462 days ago 2332 views 8 times favorited 12 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Another Maloof inspired, chair.


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#1 posted 2462 days ago

You are an artist! I’m really enjoying your work.

-- You can discover more about a person in an hour of play than in a year of conversation. (Plato)

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Bill Hall

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#2 posted 2462 days ago

Wow! Did you route or hand carve the seat?


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#3 posted 2462 days ago

!C:\Documents and Settings\m050tdb\Desktop\pictures\woodworking pics\100_1594 (Large).JPG!Thank for all the complemeant Tom, Bill, I sculpt the seats partly with a bandsaw before I glue it up and then use a 9” and a 5” grinder with several different of paper to scoop it out. Id like to try a carving atachment one of these days but just haven’t shelled out the money for one yet. the sanding creats A LOT of dust so I try to do it out side..

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#4 posted 2462 days ago

Work of art! – Beautiful!

-- The Gnarly Wood Shoppe

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Daren Nelson

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#5 posted 2462 days ago

Wow, again. This comment is to the 8 projects you just posted in a row…you dropped some bombs brother (that is a complement). As a figured wood guy I loved the curly maple and curly walnut used, the execution is equally impressive in all the pieces. Thank you for posting these.


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#6 posted 2462 days ago

Wonderful chair. Thanks for sharing.

-- We must guard our enthusiasm as we would our life - James Krenov

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#7 posted 2462 days ago

very nice indeed

-- Thos. Angle, Jordan Valley, Oregon

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#8 posted 2462 days ago

Dayton, I was going to comment on each of your projects but saved it all up for the last post so as not to be redundant. Extraordinary design and craftsmanship. You are indeed a fine craftsman. It was a real pleasure looking at your work and thank you so much for sharing them with us. Welcome to LJs.

-- Better to say nothing and be thought the fool... then to speak and erase all doubt!

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#9 posted 2461 days ago


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#10 posted 2373 days ago

it’s beautiful… don’t think I’d want to sit in it though—I’d hate to be the one that made it crash.

-- ~ Debbie, Canada (

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#11 posted 2373 days ago

I am glad this one came out of the archives. Nice job, excellent chair.

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#12 posted 2250 days ago

I really like the design of this chair. Thank you for sharing. You are a true craftsman.

-- My favorite piece is my last one, my best piece is my next one.

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