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walnut and sycamore chair

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Project by jcsterling posted 10-28-2011 02:49 PM 2038 views 12 times favorited 12 comments Add to Favorites Watch

hand carved sycamore seat and walnut backs and legs.

-- John , Central PA , www.jcsterling.com on facebook: http://www.facebook.com/#!/pages/JC-Sterling-fine-furniture/104430802928776





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BareFeet

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#1 posted 10-28-2011 03:51 PM

Love the design…is that a rising dovetail on the front legs?

-- http://headwatershardwood.blogspot.com/

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jcsterling

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#2 posted 10-28-2011 04:11 PM

barefeet. no it is not a rising dovetail . that would make more interesting joinery….hmmm

-- John , Central PA , www.jcsterling.com on facebook: http://www.facebook.com/#!/pages/JC-Sterling-fine-furniture/104430802928776

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#3 posted 10-28-2011 04:48 PM

Great chair and design. Did you make whole set?

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jcsterling

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#4 posted 10-28-2011 05:04 PM

ShaneA these are still in prototype phase. working out design . on 3rd generation right now.

-- John , Central PA , www.jcsterling.com on facebook: http://www.facebook.com/#!/pages/JC-Sterling-fine-furniture/104430802928776

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#5 posted 10-28-2011 05:34 PM

Nice work John cool design ,I like it.

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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#6 posted 10-28-2011 07:57 PM

John,
Very nice design. I have a trestle table on my to do list and I think this chair design would look great with it.

-- Chris, Bremerton, WA

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#7 posted 10-28-2011 08:55 PM

John, I forgot to ask…how does it feel when sitting in it. I see you have the sitting area sculpted a little. Is it comfy?

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jcsterling

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#8 posted 10-28-2011 09:32 PM

final version sits great. first version back was too upright. I think I got it dialed in now.

-- John , Central PA , www.jcsterling.com on facebook: http://www.facebook.com/#!/pages/JC-Sterling-fine-furniture/104430802928776

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#9 posted 10-29-2011 12:43 AM

I love this chair!!!!! I really like the shape of the crest rail.

-- - Jim, Carroll, OH

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#10 posted 10-29-2011 01:57 AM

very nice chair. I like the shape of the back/backlegs.

-- Peter, Woodbridge, Ontario (peter.marcucci@rogers.com)

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#11 posted 10-30-2011 05:51 PM

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#12 posted 11-08-2011 08:25 PM

Interesting Asian-styled with American woods…love it

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