1st chair,1st grandchild

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Project by mikeho posted 02-18-2011 05:31 AM 1417 views 1 time favorited 8 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Built from wood salvaged from a cabinet found at the local landfill. There was alot of firsts in this one. Besides being for my first grandchild it also was my first chair and first time attempting the mortise and tenon joints. Quit a challenge with all the angles.

-- Mike, Thedford NE

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#1 posted 02-18-2011 06:20 AM

Totally cool because its reclaimed and you did an awesome job.From junk to Treasure good job Grandpa.

-- life an woodworking is one big experiment

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#2 posted 02-18-2011 07:43 AM

Good looking rocker and very nice first time M & T and chair.

-- Style is simple, but not my execution of it.

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#3 posted 02-18-2011 02:44 PM

Very nice, looks great!! Was this your design and plans?

-- Jack, Albuquerque

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#4 posted 02-18-2011 05:55 PM

Very nicely done. Congratulation on the new grandchild. Thanks for posting.

God Bless

-- Mc Bridge Cabinets, Iowa

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#5 posted 02-18-2011 06:41 PM

I wish you more chairs and more grandchild s. Chair is a beautiful.

-- My English and my woodworking are matching skills.

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#6 posted 02-20-2011 03:02 AM

Great job – looks fantastic especially for a first timer! well done

-- Bob Cook

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#7 posted 02-20-2011 03:18 AM

Nice bite at the apple, Mike. Congrats on the grandchild. (I only became a grandfather myself a little while ago.)
Not bad for an old guy. :)

-- Pete -----

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#8 posted 02-14-2012 04:14 AM

Wow that is a nice piece of work. Great series of “first” for you. I’d like to try some of that too – but not the grand child – not yet!!

-- Harold

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