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Project by Josh posted 07-27-2018 04:17 PM 919 views 2 times favorited 9 comments Add to Favorites Watch

My computer chair in the basement bit the dust and I needed something to sit on. I realized I had some left over wood from a fence my dad took down four years ago so I built this chair and finished it with tung oil (hence the picture outside while it’s curing/drying).

This was my first mortise and tenon experience, it was a little harder than I thought to get both sides of the chair to match up perfectly. I think I was off about 1/4 to 3/8 of an inch so all the lines are perfectly parallel or perpendicular but only someone looking closely would notice (hopefully)

Decided I enjoyed building a chair (this is my first one ever) so I’m going to build a few more and replace some wobbly chairs around my game table in the basement. Hopefully will get a chance to post those soon.

-- Josh, South Jordan Utah





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XrayJay

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#1 posted 07-27-2018 05:06 PM

The wood has a lot of character and your joints look spot on. The design especially the back angled backward a few degrees looks great.

-- Whatever you find to do with your hands, do it with all your might,... because there is no work in the grave...Ecclesiastes 9:10

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#2 posted 07-27-2018 05:27 PM

clever use of joinery. i like it

-- It's a fine line between clever and stupid

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#3 posted 07-28-2018 12:50 AM

Looks great. Nice job!

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#4 posted 07-28-2018 02:24 AM

I like your design. You have some very clever joinery there that could use some highlighting… ore photos please.

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

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#5 posted 07-28-2018 04:44 AM

Nice looking chair.

-- Live to tell the stories, they sound better that way.

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#6 posted 07-28-2018 03:33 PM

This is a very nice chair and it looks very comfortable.

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

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#7 posted 07-28-2018 06:51 PM

Thanks for all the kind words. I’ve added a few more photos.

-- Josh, South Jordan Utah

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#8 posted 07-30-2018 03:34 PM

Love the joinery and design for the chair.
Steve.

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#9 posted 07-30-2018 05:02 PM

Awesome design

-- Wood and Glass they kick (well you know) Have a great day - Dug

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