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My first chair.

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Project by Patrick Oughton posted 09-03-2010 04:46 AM 2611 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 www.cfw.co.nz – 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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lightweightladylefty

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#1 posted 09-03-2010 04:54 AM

Patrick,

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

L/W

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#2 posted 09-03-2010 05:02 AM

This looks really nice!

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

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dakremer

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#3 posted 09-03-2010 05:11 AM

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 09-03-2010 05:52 AM

Great!

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learnin2do

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#5 posted 09-03-2010 05:57 AM

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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Tim Dorcas

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#6 posted 09-03-2010 06:19 AM

Looks awesome! You should be proud

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garriv777

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#7 posted 09-03-2010 06:25 AM

What a beauty of a chair!

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Chip

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#8 posted 09-03-2010 06:40 AM

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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Grant Libramento

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#9 posted 09-03-2010 07:23 AM

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

-- Grant, Tryon, NC

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DBnR

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#10 posted 09-03-2010 09:15 AM

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

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#11 posted 09-03-2010 10:33 AM

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

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#12 posted 09-03-2010 10:34 AM

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

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

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#13 posted 09-03-2010 02:08 PM

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

Steve

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#14 posted 09-03-2010 02:20 PM

Very nice!

-- Rob — I've cut it off twice and it's still too short!, http://www.witzkewood.com

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#15 posted 09-03-2010 03:43 PM

it’s wow! Really WOW.

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