two new chairs

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Project by jeffro posted 06-17-2011 05:52 PM 5545 views 26 times favorited 50 comments Add to Favorites Watch

A couple fresh ones made from cedar roots, seat pans were carved from old growth cedar burls. They both sat like a dream.

-- Jeffro,knockonwood

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#1 posted 06-17-2011 05:58 PM

Man you do some amazing work! Kinda depressing me LOL But really very artistic and creative! I would be proud to display this beauty! Well done!

-- Ken, "Everyday above ground is a good day!"

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#2 posted 06-17-2011 06:11 PM

jeffro does it again!!! -dang i love your work! -My man always talks about how you have awesome photos too! We were just telling the folks who came to pick up the grave marker last night about how awesome your work is! -and always unmistakeably, recognizably yours!
-You are making me want to go scrounge the Mississippi banks again…only i could never make it look that good!!

-- christine

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#3 posted 06-17-2011 06:19 PM


-- Tim, Myrtle Beach, Just one more tool, that's all I need! :)

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Greg..the Cajun Wood Artist

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#4 posted 06-17-2011 06:20 PM

Very nice and something anyone would love to have in their house…or anywwhere. I appreciate & admire your work and creatitivity.

-- Each step of every Wood Art project I design and build is considered my masterpiece… because I want the finished product to reflect the quality and creativeness of my work

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#5 posted 06-17-2011 06:26 PM

Can you say Lord of the Rings!? WOW these are amazing chairs! absolutely gifted, you are.

-- "Being a perfectionist does not make one perfect..."

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#6 posted 06-17-2011 06:29 PM

Stunning! Fantastic work!

-- Just A Girl

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Ed Pirnik

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#7 posted 06-17-2011 06:32 PM

JustAGril is absolutely correct – a truly stunning piece of furniture. Bravo!

-- Ed Pirnik, Fine Woodworking Web Producer

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#8 posted 06-17-2011 06:47 PM

hands down….the coolest chairs ive ever seen!!!!!!!!

-- "...if america is any indication, i was born into one great big vacation...." RMB

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#9 posted 06-17-2011 07:03 PM

VERY awesome

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

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#10 posted 06-17-2011 07:21 PM

thanks a bunch you guys

-- Jeffro,knockonwood

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#11 posted 06-17-2011 07:45 PM

Absolutely beautiful! You’ve got quite the eye and talent. Make more.

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#12 posted 06-17-2011 09:18 PM



-- Who is the happiest of men? He who values the merits of others, and in their pleasure takes joy, even as though 'twere his own. --Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

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#13 posted 06-17-2011 09:30 PM

I normally never like rustic woodworking althought this is just semi rustic.I must honestly say this is one of the nicest chairs I have seen in a while and I would definitely buy it myself. The second one I don’t like quite as much but still nice enought to want to own.Can I say fairer than that.first chair is my preference in other words Alistair

-- excuse my typing as I have a form of parkinsons disease

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#14 posted 06-17-2011 10:19 PM

As usual, these are amazing! I agree with Alistair, the rounded back-hugging curves make the first one my favorite, too. I love your work so much! Rustic is the style I like best, but this transcends common rustic stlye. How do you define and describe it?

-- - Cindy, texture freak -

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#15 posted 06-17-2011 10:47 PM

And they say Sam Maloof designed organic-shaped chairs ? Wow, these are the most organic-looking chairs I have ever seen. I am not usually a great fan of rustic chairs but this goes well beyond “rustic”, crosses the equator and comes back from the hemisphere of “highly sophisticated”.
They also look extremely comfortable.

-- Fabrice - "On est bien bête mais on sent bien quand on se fait mal" - my grandfather

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