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Wifey's birthday 5/2011

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Project by AbranV posted 09-28-2011 12:52 AM 1425 views 2 times favorited 13 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is the lounge chair that I built for my baby’s 30th. I think my dog was more excited than she was!

-- I'd rather be making sawdust.....





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smitty22

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#1 posted 09-28-2011 02:00 AM

Nice chair, obviously need to make another!!

-- Smitty

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KnotCurser

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#2 posted 09-28-2011 02:09 AM

Yup, you need to make another one – and then one for yourself! ;-)

Great build – it looks like it will last for decades.

One suggestion though – you might want to consider plugging the holes. It’s a bit of an effort but it will double the life of this chair. Well worth it for such a nice piece of furniture.

-bob

-- Robert Rhoades WoodWorks / Email: rrww@rhoadesclan.com / www.rhoadesclan.com

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Bearpie

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#3 posted 09-28-2011 02:19 AM

Nope, you need to make 2 more so you won’t have to share with the dog! ;-) nice work.

-- Erwin, Jacksonville, FL

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CharlieM1958

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#4 posted 09-28-2011 02:54 AM

Ditto what Bob said about the great build. The chair isn’t bad either. :-)

Seriously, though, it looks like your wife is going to have a hard time getting any use out of that lounger, because somebody else obviously thinks it is for them.

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

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TrBlu

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#5 posted 09-28-2011 03:02 AM

Considering the dog outweight the wife, I don’t think your wife will win the battle for the lounge.

Now that you made one for the the dog, you need to make another for the wife.

Great work and beautiful models to help show it off.

-- The more I work with wood the more I recognize only God can make something as beautiful as a tree. I hope my humble attempts at this craft do justice by His masterpiece. -- Tim

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Skylark53

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#6 posted 09-28-2011 03:03 AM

Nicely done. Bob’s suggestion of filling the holes will definitely be worth following, then follow up with two more!

-- Rick, Tennessee, John 3:16

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Rob_n_Wood

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#7 posted 09-28-2011 03:15 AM

Absolutly stunning and the lounger is great too
Berner’s have a way of taking over …...
Your furniture
your house
your heart

I am sure if you build another one your wife will enjoy it.

-- "I predict future happiness for Americans if they can prevent the government from wasting the labors of the people under the pretense of taking care of them." Thomas Jefferson

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amagineer

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#8 posted 09-28-2011 04:08 AM

It looks very comfortable. Very well built, I am sure someone will get a lot of use out of it.

-- Flaws are only in the eye of the artisan!

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Ken90712

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#9 posted 09-28-2011 11:03 AM

Great job on the chair, I have to agree with other filling the holes really help both making it look even better and lasting longer as well. Great looking dog! Amazing how they can train us! I have a Chlt Lab and love her to death!

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

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Brad_Nailor

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#10 posted 09-28-2011 01:59 PM

Nice work! I love the shot of the dog and your wife ..the dog looks like he’s saying to her” why are you on my lounge chair?” Did you use a plan or just winged it? Whats the materiel? Cedar? Mahogany?

-- http://www.facebook.com/pages/DSO-Designs/297237806954248

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Muzhik

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#11 posted 10-02-2011 02:57 AM

Nice gift! Our dogs look almost identical! I think my family dog is only in one of my project posts here on LJ.

Here he was as a pup…

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tt1106

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#12 posted 10-06-2013 09:41 PM

Great looking Dog and chair. I brought home a Berner from Germany, after beign stationed there. Sadly he didn’t agree with our tiny apartment and being left alone all the time so we gave him to someone who had a farm. We did end up with two Saint Bernards though. Bets Dogs I’ve had, they died last year at the age of 10.

-- -Todd

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RibsBrisket4me

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#13 posted 10-06-2013 10:00 PM

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