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Project by Roz posted 09-01-2011 06:27 PM 1514 views 1 time favorited 8 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I remember this chair as a boy in my Aunts house. It was covered in yellow vinyl. I rescued it from a storage building in 2009.

It got a complete rebuild to tighten the frame up and a coat of Minwax Early American stain followed by a couple coats of Lacquer. It is not an uncommon chair but the detail in it makes it worth restoration for me.

We sent it off to my friend Larry Marsh for Upholstering. We stuck with the yellow color but use a good quality fabric in place of the vinyl. It makes a nice bedroom chair.

-- Terry Roswell, L.A. (Lower Alabama) "Life is what happens to you when you are making other plans."





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Michael1

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#1 posted 09-01-2011 06:42 PM

Nice refinish job

-- Michael Mills, North Carolina, http://www.scicaskets.com

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WhiskeyWaters

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#2 posted 09-02-2011 01:36 AM

You ever get to TX, I’ve got a guest spot teaching these techniques in my classroom. Really great work.

-- make it safe & keep the rubber side down.

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lilredweldingrod

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#3 posted 09-02-2011 02:17 AM

Nice job, Roz. And the best is it stays in the family to become an heirloom.

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Beginningwoodworker

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#4 posted 09-02-2011 03:22 AM

Nice job, on the chair Roz.

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Roz

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#5 posted 09-02-2011 04:05 AM

Thanks guys.

-- Terry Roswell, L.A. (Lower Alabama) "Life is what happens to you when you are making other plans."

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peteg

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#6 posted 09-02-2011 04:57 AM

This chair has a lot of beautiful detail to it Roz, looks like new again, well done :))

-- Pete G: If you always do what you always did you'll always get what you always got

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Bob Kollman

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#7 posted 09-02-2011 07:23 AM

Nice chair and memory!!!

-- Bob Kenosha Wi.

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Knothead62

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#8 posted 09-02-2011 02:50 PM

Very nice. “Recycling” furniture can be lots of fun, along with memories that arise from it. Thanks for sharing.

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