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Rietveld Rood-Blauwe Stoel Redux

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This is a repost because i FINALLY got the photo of Eliav enjoying his chair:
The idea of doing this chair is indebted to this blog post (where the plans are available). Scaling it to half-size seemed a bit small, so i made it 2/3 size. I think the most time consuming thing was shaving down the dowels. For some weird reason, the drill-bit sizes don’t correspond with the dowel sizes! Anyway, I was impressed at how strong the Rietveld joint is. Still, i hope it doesn’t break!

-- 'Humility is a duty in great ones, as well as in idiots'--Jeremy Taylor





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mafe

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#1 posted 1517 days ago

Thats sweet.

-- Mad F, the fanatical rhykenologist and vintage architect. Democraticwoodworking.

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tdv

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#2 posted 1517 days ago

Naomi that’s great! isn’t it the best thing making something that a child can love & enjoy?

-- God created wood that we may create. Trevor East Yorkshire UK

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Houtje

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#3 posted 1517 days ago

Een prachige Rietveld stoel Naomi.
Ik hou ervan….

A beautifull Rietveld stoel
I love it…....

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naomi weiss

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#4 posted 1517 days ago

Dank u wel, houtje. Jij bent erg (heel?) vriendelijk!

Thank you. That is so kind of you!
I think i said—that is friendly of you.
jammer dat ik kan spreek niet!

Thank you, Mafe.

Trevor, well said. I haven’t made many things for adults, but there is something very special and satisfying indeed about making a piece that excites a child.

-- 'Humility is a duty in great ones, as well as in idiots'--Jeremy Taylor

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a1Jim

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#5 posted 1517 days ago

A cool design well done and a cute little guy.

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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