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Project by bondogaposis posted 12-06-2017 09:08 PM 1219 views 12 times favorited 20 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is my Onken Chair. It is a House of the Crafters reproduction, from plans published by Pop WW. Quarter sawn White oak through out.

-- Bondo Gaposis





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AandCstyle

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#1 posted 12-06-2017 09:45 PM

Bondo, that is a great looking piece. Congratulations on a job well done!

-- Art

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Andre

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#2 posted 12-06-2017 09:45 PM

Man that looks comfy!

-- Lifting one end of the plank.

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pintodeluxe

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#3 posted 12-06-2017 10:02 PM

Very nice joinery work, and my what a beautiful finish.
Really top notch.

-- Willie, Washington "If You Choose Not To Decide, You Still Have Made a Choice" - Rush

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Dave Polaschek

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#4 posted 12-06-2017 10:23 PM

That’s a good looking seat, Bondo!

-- Dave - Minneapolis

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Ron Aylor

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#5 posted 12-06-2017 10:35 PM

Very nice and well crafted. Be proud!

-- Ron in Lilburn, Georgia.  Knowing how to use a tool is more important than the tool in and of itself.

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ralbuck

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#6 posted 12-06-2017 10:56 PM



Very nice joinery work, and my what a beautiful finish.
Really top notch.

- pintodeluxe


EXACTLY!

-- Wood rescue is good for the environment and me! just rjR

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#7 posted 12-06-2017 11:07 PM

Its a beautiful chair ! Well done…. Good looking shop as well

-- Measure "at least" twice and cut once

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Woodknack

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#8 posted 12-07-2017 12:26 AM

A very handsome chair.

-- http://thewoodknack.blogspot.com/

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BB1

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#9 posted 12-07-2017 02:03 AM

Wow. Thanks for sharing the “in progess” pictures. So many details that came together in a great looking chair.

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swirt

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#10 posted 12-07-2017 02:21 AM

Fantastic looking chair. Well done.

Did you make the cushions?

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

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awsum55

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#11 posted 12-07-2017 06:40 AM

Beautiful project! Can you tell me what you used for stain? I really like the color/finish.

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bondogaposis

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#12 posted 12-07-2017 12:56 PM

Thanks for the kind remarks.

Swirt, no I did not make the cushoins, I sent it out to an upholstery shop.

awsm55, The finishing schedule is thus:
1. JE Moser’s medium red mahogany die, alcohol based.
2. BLO
3. Behlen’s shading and glazing stain,Van Dyke Brown.
4. Three coats of General Finishes, Gel Topcoat, satin wipe on urethane.

-- Bondo Gaposis

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CampD

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#13 posted 12-07-2017 03:22 PM

That’s a great looking chair, nicely done!

-- Doug...

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helluvawreck

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#14 posted 12-07-2017 03:39 PM

This beautiful chair shows a lot of care and craftsmanship. Nice work!

helluvawreck aka Charles
http://woodworkingexpo.wordpress.com

-- If a man does not keep pace with his companions, perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer. Let him step to the music which he hears, however measured or far away. Henry David Thoreau

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Hammerthumb

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#15 posted 12-07-2017 04:52 PM

A chair like that deserves a footstool Bondo.
Better get busy!
Great chair!

-- Paul, Las Vegas

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