Another Chair

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Project by Harold posted 11-14-2007 06:27 AM 3757 views 32 times favorited 39 comments Add to Favorites Watch

These chairs have become an obsession. Short story I want it to appear to move. Like most start from scratch projects it has been a one step forward, two step back process. The wood I used is Ohia deadfall from near our home.

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#1 posted 11-14-2007 06:33 AM

The lines of this rocker are beautiful, graceful and inviting. Fabulous work.

-- Peace in Wood ~

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#2 posted 11-14-2007 06:37 AM

Very unique style!!!Looks great

-- Scott NM,

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#4 posted 11-14-2007 07:23 AM

I think you just gave Maloof a run for the money. So many eye-catching and harmonious details… The plugs and contrasting woods at the joints, the sculpted splats (front and rear), the way the back stiles join the rockers. And the arms and the seat bucket just look…comfortable. Outstanding design, craftsmanship and finish. This is a favorite.

-- "Bordnerizing" perfectly good lumber for over a decade.

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#5 posted 11-14-2007 07:42 AM

The title doesn’t do justice to this magnificent piece. If this is just “another chair”, then Pavarotti was just “another singer.” This is truely a work of art. You should be very proud of this work. If you have some “other” chairs, well, let’s see them!

-- GSY from N. Idaho

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#6 posted 11-14-2007 08:49 AM

Luckily, it isn’t against the law to have an obsession like yours…nor is there a Chairmaker’s Anonymous. You’re home free. Great looking chair.

-- /\/\/\ BarryW /\/\/\ Stay so busy you don't have time to die.

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#7 posted 11-14-2007 02:22 PM

Absolutely unique. I’ve never seen anything like it. That is some beautiful wood.

-- Thos. Angle, Jordan Valley, Oregon

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#8 posted 11-14-2007 02:28 PM

Love the chair. I especially like the way you have oriented the grain, such as bookmatching the grain on the arms to give it that “flow”.

-- Dekker -

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#9 posted 11-14-2007 03:25 PM

Wow. Great craftsmanship. That is a real piece of art.

-- -- I'm no rocket surgeon

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#10 posted 11-14-2007 03:32 PM

Very nice work, a great piece of woodworking art!

-- Carpe Lignum; Tornare Lignum (Seize the wood, to Turn the wood)

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#11 posted 11-14-2007 04:15 PM

Thats an incredible chair. Keep obssessing!

-- "The way to make a small fortune in woodworking- start with a large one"

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#12 posted 11-14-2007 05:03 PM

Obsession is not always a bad thing, even if it gets in the way of life :)

-- "so much to learn and so little time"..

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#13 posted 11-14-2007 05:26 PM

Beautiful workmanship…very unique styling.

-- Charlie M. "Woodworking - patience = firewood"

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#14 posted 11-14-2007 06:08 PM

Thank you all for your comments.

-- If knowledge is not shared, it is forgotten.

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#15 posted 11-14-2007 06:18 PM

Very neat chair, I see a little maloof in there but it looks way more comfortable. mike

-- (You just have to please the man in the Mirror) Mike from Michigan -

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