My first chair.

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Project by Patrick Oughton posted 1449 days ago 2464 views 15 times favorited 27 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is my first ever chair.
It was made during a 6 week course at – first two weeks spent designing and making mock-ups, then four weeks to make the finished product.
All timber is American Ash. The arms, crest rail and back rests are laminated in a vacuum press.
Now looking forward to making the rest of the set and a dinning table to go with it.

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#1 posted 1449 days ago


The is really gorgeous! Love the design and execution. It looks perfect. Can’t wait to see the whole dining set. Thanks for posting.


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#2 posted 1449 days ago

This looks really nice!

-- If you don't work, you don't eat!.....Garland, TX

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#3 posted 1449 days ago

that is an awesome chair! i really like it a lot!! great job

-- Hey you dang woodchucks, quit chucking my wood!!!!

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#4 posted 1449 days ago


-- Don't sweat the petty things and don't pet the sweaty things.

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#5 posted 1449 days ago

You should be extremely proud. It looks really comfortable -like it belongs at my dining room table in my spot, turned around so that everyone can see it when they walk in.

-- christine

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#6 posted 1449 days ago

Looks awesome! You should be proud

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#7 posted 1449 days ago

What a beauty of a chair!

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#8 posted 1449 days ago

Stunning Patrick. The design, the craftsmanship are extraordinary. And it’s your first chair. Wow.

-- Better to say nothing and be thought the fool... then to speak and erase all doubt!

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#9 posted 1449 days ago

That is a beautiful chair. Looks like you really spent some time working out the perfect proportions.

-- Grant, Tryon, NC

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#10 posted 1449 days ago

What a gorgeous chair! Looking forfward to seeing the whole set.

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#11 posted 1449 days ago

Pretty impressive, dig the design! I also can’t wait for the whole set.

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#12 posted 1449 days ago

That’s a beautiful chair I think I’ll remove the posting of my first chair after seeing this

-- God created wood that we may create. Trevor East Yorkshire UK

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#13 posted 1449 days ago

That is just stunning. I really like it.
Nice pics too.


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#14 posted 1449 days ago

Very nice!

-- Rob — I've cut it off twice and it's still too short!,

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#15 posted 1449 days ago

it’s wow! Really WOW.

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