The walnut chair follow up

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You may remember my little walnut chair I made a while back and entered into the fair. Well, the Marin County Fair started on Thursday. I was totally blown away when I got there yesterday and discovered that my chair won not only 1st place, but also best of show. Holy cow, I’ve never won anything before. That’s a $150 prize!

-- Entertainment for mere mortal woodworkers.

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John Ormsby

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#1 posted 07-03-2010 06:57 PM

Congrats on the win! The chair looks great.

-- Oldworld, Fair Oaks, Ca

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#2 posted 07-03-2010 06:58 PM

Congrats…...all the extra practice you get while making your vids has paid off, keep up the good work!

-- Measuring twice and cutting once only works if you read the tape correctly!

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#3 posted 07-03-2010 06:58 PM

AWESOME! great job steve!

-- if you dont have it, build it, especially when its a stupid idea

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#4 posted 07-03-2010 06:59 PM

congratulations Steve, that is quite an accomplishment, not to mention the $150, which could go towards a new tool, I am sure.

-- Smitty!!!

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#5 posted 07-03-2010 07:14 PM


Congratulations on your awards!

This is a brilliant build, by the way!

-- Jonathan, Denver, CO "Constructive criticism is welcome and valued as it gives me new perspectives and helps me to advance as a woodworker."

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#6 posted 07-03-2010 07:14 PM

cool Steve
congrat´s with the prize that´s one you have deserved
with the hard work of thinking …
now you have to make a display box …


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#7 posted 07-03-2010 07:21 PM

Congrats also, I knew you could do it! You did deserve it Thats a good looking chair…Hey man could I borrow $149.00 from ya lol….................Schloemoe

-- schloemoe, Oregon , http://www.

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#8 posted 07-03-2010 07:22 PM

Great job, now you can buy 48,000 woodworking plans with your $150.

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Bill Akins

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#9 posted 07-03-2010 07:23 PM

Outstanding! Congratulations Steve.

-- Bill from Lithia Springs, GA I love the smell of sawdust in the morning.

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#10 posted 07-03-2010 07:24 PM

Congratulations on the first place. The chair look sweeeeeet!

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#11 posted 07-03-2010 07:31 PM

I’m not surprised, you deserve it Steve. Well done!

-- When you know better you do better.

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#12 posted 07-03-2010 07:32 PM


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#13 posted 07-03-2010 07:45 PM

@Simons44 Haha…Yeah! I just need to find time to squeeze in all 48,000 of those projects. This project forum will be busy.

-- Entertainment for mere mortal woodworkers.

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#14 posted 07-03-2010 07:49 PM

Congratulations, Steve. Well deserved.

-- Martyn -- Boxologist, Pattern Juggler and Candyman of the visually challenging.

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#15 posted 07-03-2010 07:49 PM

That is neat!

-- Rowdy in Kechi, Kansas

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