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Chippendale corner chair

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Project by Dave posted 11-04-2017 03:18 PM 1118 views 3 times favorited 18 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Philadelphia Furniture Workshop master class project from 2014. Rasp, spokeshave & carving tools used heavily. Carving 4 ball & claw feet was time consuming but fun.
Mahogany
A few brass screws
Green upholstery leather

12 coats of garnet shellac added great color.





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helluvawreck

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#1 posted 11-04-2017 04:18 PM

This is a beautiful chair and shows a lot of fine craftsmanship.

helluvawreck aka Charles
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Dennis Zongker

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#2 posted 11-04-2017 04:44 PM

Very nice Chippendale corner Chair, Congrats!!!

-- Dennis Zongker

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sras

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#3 posted 11-04-2017 05:09 PM

Great job on a challenging build!

-- Steve - Impatience is Expensive

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WhattheChuck

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#4 posted 11-04-2017 05:52 PM

Excellent! And now you have someplace to go when the toilet breaks!
;-)

-- Chuck, Pullman, WA

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Andrek

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#5 posted 11-04-2017 11:56 PM

Bravo, this is a very nice piece of fine wood working, making a chair is one thing, this stands on the next level.
keep on making saw dust

-- andrek

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Woodwrecker

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#6 posted 11-05-2017 12:27 AM

Looking at your projects, they are all very nice.
I noticed your last post was around 4 1/2 years ago.
How long did the chair take you to make?

It came out very nicely by the way.

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TungOil

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#7 posted 11-05-2017 12:30 AM

that looks fantastic, nice work!

-- The optimist says "the glass is half full". The pessimist says "the glass is half empty". The engineer says "the glass is twice as big as it needs to be"

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pottz

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#8 posted 11-05-2017 02:02 AM

man that is just gorgeous,i see you don’t post a lot but when you do your serious!we need to see more of you around here.congrats on the top 3 well deserved.

-- sawdust the bigger the pile the bigger my smile-larry,so cal.

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BurlyBob

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#9 posted 11-05-2017 02:31 AM

Dave that is flat out stunning in everyway!

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TheTurtleCarpenter

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#10 posted 11-05-2017 04:02 AM

Beautiful workmanship Dave !

-- "Tying shoelaces was way harder than learning to Whistle"

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#11 posted 11-05-2017 04:15 AM

Outstanding work Dave.Beautiful.

-- https://www.artisticwoodstudio.com/videos wood crafting & woodworking classes

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2Panther

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#12 posted 11-05-2017 04:28 AM

Absolutely Flawless!!
Fantastic job!

-- AAW, Montana (AKA Steve) -- Start by doing what's Necessary, Then move on to the Possible, Next thing you know; You're doing the Impossible!!

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htl

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#13 posted 11-05-2017 08:54 AM

Super nice and way different!!!

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srdingo

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#14 posted 11-05-2017 09:43 AM

e minha primeira vez por aqui, sempre gostei de trabalhos com madeira ,as suas publicações me incentivou mais ainda são trabalhos maravilhosos estão de parabens pelo bom gosto.

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#15 posted 11-05-2017 11:03 AM

Fantastic build.

-- A childs smile is payment enough.

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