Kitchen Chair Project

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Project by jerry118 posted 02-28-2008 09:39 PM 1700 views 5 times favorited 6 comments Add to Favorites Watch
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Because these chairs needed to be delivered about 400 miles from my home, I assembled only the side frames. I then transported the pieces and made final assembly at my daughters.

The jointery is bead-loc system loose tendons.

The material is alder. We custom created the dark stain by mixing a dark mahagony and ebony 1:1. The seat is a golden oak. The photo shows the chair before the final clear finish was applied.

-- Jerry, Wichita KS

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#1 posted 02-28-2008 10:04 PM

Nice chair and finish! I thought it was walnut when I first looked.

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

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#2 posted 02-28-2008 10:21 PM

Nice work. How did you like working with the Alder?

-- I love the smell of sawdust in the morning....

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#3 posted 02-28-2008 11:20 PM

Nice, is it your own design?
Bead-loc. I have never tried it, I guess you like it. Did you make your own tenons or buy the premade ones? Tell us more. Or better yet do a Reviews in the review section.

And Welcome to LJs,

-- -- I'm no rocket surgeon

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#4 posted 02-28-2008 11:50 PM

Nice work !!!

-- "Good artists borrow, great artists steal”…..Picasso

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#5 posted 02-29-2008 12:17 AM


The chair is my own design.

-- Jerry, Wichita KS

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#6 posted 02-29-2008 02:25 AM

Nice Chair. I choose the two tone look for a rocking chair project and I really think it makes a stronger finish statment for your piece. Well balance look to the chair (aka nice design). Michael

-- Michael, Fort Worth, TX. "I wood if I could!"

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