Green & Green Chair /"Blacker House"Mesquite chairs

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Project by scott shangraw posted 01-09-2008 07:09 AM 5796 views 4 times favorited 18 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Green & Green/Blacker House Mesquite chairs-This chair known as a Green & Green “Blacker House”style has Turquiose inlayed into the cracks and Wenge used as accents. This chair was made to go with the Mesquite Barrell “Stave” table. The clients picked out their own fabric to go with their other home furnishings.

See the table:
Barrell “Stave” Mesquite table

-- Scott NM,

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#1 posted 01-09-2008 11:39 AM

That is a fine looking chair. A level of project I have not attempted. I’m impressed.

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#2 posted 01-09-2008 01:50 PM

amazing.. gorgeous chairs… works of art to sit on!

-- ~ Debbie, Canada (

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Lee A. Jesberger

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#3 posted 01-09-2008 01:52 PM

Hi Scott

Great looking chair. I like the details used.

Super workmanship!


-- by Lee A. Jesberger

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#4 posted 01-09-2008 02:01 PM

Good looking chair(s). The joinery on the arm rest looks interesting as well as attractive.

-- Working at Woodworking

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#5 posted 01-09-2008 02:51 PM

Good one, Scott.

-- Thos. Angle, Jordan Valley, Oregon

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#6 posted 01-09-2008 04:21 PM

Unique and beautiful, Scott!

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

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#7 posted 01-09-2008 04:44 PM

I note with considerable interest the Green and Green design influence. Nice details and nice touch. If you’re interested, check out the green and green yahoo group. I’m a member. Max

-- Max the "night janitor" at

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#8 posted 01-09-2008 04:48 PM

Great detailing on those chairs. Nice!

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#9 posted 01-09-2008 05:25 PM

Top notch woodworking! The green is a great contrast.

I Guessing since no one else is asking, I’m the only one that hasn’t seen or knows what the green is. What exactly is it and how do you apply it?

-- Kirk H. --

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#10 posted 01-09-2008 05:35 PM

Beautiful chair. The turquoise adds to the western look.

-- Zipsss

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#11 posted 01-09-2008 06:44 PM

Great set. Well done.

-- Ron, Twain Harte, Ca. Portable on site Sawmill Service

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#12 posted 01-09-2008 06:57 PM

Fantastic job!

-- Gary - Never pass up the opportunity to make a mistake look like you planned it that way - Tyler, TX

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#13 posted 01-09-2008 08:23 PM


-- ''Carry on my wayward son''

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#14 posted 01-09-2008 09:32 PM

Is that real turquoise? Is it ground and then mixed with some kind of epoxy? how do you level it with the wood?

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#15 posted 01-11-2008 07:11 AM

This really is an amazing chair. The joinery and the details are just gorgeous.

-- Happy woodworking!

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