LumberJocks

West coast Bones

  • Advertise with us
Project by Div posted 1474 days ago 1736 views 4 times favorited 26 comments Add to Favorites Watch
West coast Bones
West coast Bones No picture No picture No picture No picture No picture
Zoom Pictures

I’ve always wanted to make a chair with natural sticks. This was my first attempt. The legs, rails etc are Australian Blackwood saplings, the seat and backrest is Yellow wood. I harvested the saplings in the woods next to my shop, the live edge Yellow wood pieces were fall out from the sawmill. In other words, the timber cost me nothing. No glue, screws or nails were used. It is assembled with round through tenons and wedges.

-- Div @ the bottom end of Africa. "A woodworker's sharpest tool should be his mind."





26 comments so far

View TreeBones's profile

TreeBones

1823 posts in 2618 days


#1 posted 1474 days ago

Awesome. Ive always admired this kind of work. You did a beautiful job. Well done.

-- Ron, Twain Harte, Ca. Portable on site Sawmill Service http://westcoastlands.net/Sawmill.html http://westcoastlands.net/SawBucks2/phpBB3 http://www.portablesawmill.info

View patron's profile

patron

12953 posts in 1936 days


#2 posted 1474 days ago

sweet !

how do you get from home in africa ,
to the shop in australia (LOL) ?

-- david - only thru kindness can this world be whole . If we don't succeed we run the risk of failure. Dan Quayle

View BarbS's profile

BarbS

2433 posts in 2681 days


#3 posted 1474 days ago

Love that wide back panel. Wish I could see the seat… one piece? Great chair!

-- http://barbsid.blogspot.com/

View Richard 's profile

Richard

387 posts in 1716 days


#4 posted 1474 days ago

Nice use of reclaimed materials.

-- Richard Boise, Idaho

View richgreer's profile

richgreer

4522 posts in 1670 days


#5 posted 1474 days ago

Very impressive – great job!

I wish you could share some close up shots that would give us a good view of the through tenons and wedges.

How did you finish it?

-- Rich, Cedar Rapids, IA - I'm a woodworker. I don't create beauty, I reveal it.

View swirt's profile

swirt

1935 posts in 1567 days


#6 posted 1474 days ago

I agree with Rich, more photos please. This one looks great. Nice design and I am always a fan of no hardware.

-- Galootish log blog, http://www.timberframe-tools.com

View yarydoc's profile

yarydoc

417 posts in 1740 days


#7 posted 1474 days ago

Nice work.

-- Ray , Florence Alabama

View schloemoe's profile

schloemoe

688 posts in 1533 days


#8 posted 1474 days ago

great work nice chair….............Schloemoe

-- schloemoe, Oregon , http://www. woodrehab.blogspot.com

View stefang's profile

stefang

12525 posts in 1929 days


#9 posted 1474 days ago

Beautiful work Div. It strikes me as a slightly refined rustic look. Interesting design too. I like it a lot.

-- Mike, an American living in Norway.

View kevinw's profile

kevinw

180 posts in 2334 days


#10 posted 1474 days ago

Very nice and totally unique

-- Kevin, Blue Springs, MO

View whitedog's profile

whitedog

650 posts in 2052 days


#11 posted 1474 days ago

I love it… I like the back panel also

-- Paul , Calfornia

View RayCurtis's profile

RayCurtis

128 posts in 1759 days


#12 posted 1474 days ago

Cool chair, I too would like more photos, particularly of the joints, and how you attached the seat. The wood selection is beautiful.

-- RayCurtis

View Les Hastings's profile

Les Hastings

1274 posts in 2368 days


#13 posted 1474 days ago

Awesome!

-- Les, Wichita, Ks. (I'd rather be covered in saw dust!)

View Heidi Neely's profile

Heidi Neely

550 posts in 1769 days


#14 posted 1474 days ago

I really love the look of this….polished and yet still rustic at the same time : )
And made from FREE material to boot…..niceee! : )

-- Heidi :) “The only source of knowledge is experience”

View supervato's profile

supervato

153 posts in 1524 days


#15 posted 1474 days ago

I really like the rustic look

showing 1 through 15 of 26 comments

Have your say...

You must be signed in to post the comments.

DISCLAIMER: Any posts on LJ are posted by individuals acting in their own right and do not necessarily reflect the views of LJ. LJ will not be held liable for the actions of any user.

Latest Projects | Latest Blog Entries | Latest Forum Topics

HomeRefurbers.com

Latest Projects | Latest Blog Entries | Latest Forum Topics

GardenTenders.com :: gardening showcase