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Project by aviad mishaeli posted 12-14-2011 09:24 PM 7433 views 34 times favorited 22 comments Add to Favorites Watch

i build this rocking chair along with the “japanese rocking chair” 10 years ago when i was a design student in israel in a chairs design course. i think its “maple” . i gave it to a good friend of mine (who is also a crpenter) as a wedding gift but he didnt keep it so well as he keep his wife .. . i try to give this chair a bone structure look lik a Skeleton . it hold itself only by its joints , i didnt us any glue and it can be Factorize. i dont us plans when i do it , its more like intuition , step by step.





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pintodeluxe

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#1 posted 12-14-2011 09:44 PM

very nice design. I like the simple, open shape and natural joinery.
Thanks for posting.

-- Willie, Washington "If You Choose Not To Decide, You Still Have Made a Choice" - Rush

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#2 posted 12-14-2011 10:07 PM

Unique design a real “1 off” well done aviad

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

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Charles Maxwell

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#3 posted 12-14-2011 10:41 PM

Great post! Thanks for sharing your wonderful design.

-- Max the "night janitor" at www.hardwoodclocks.com

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#4 posted 12-15-2011 12:41 AM

Aviad,

It’s impressive. Thoses glueless joint must be precise and very well made .

Great work!

-- Abbas, Castro Valley, CA

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#5 posted 12-15-2011 01:36 AM

cool…

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#6 posted 12-15-2011 01:47 AM

Great study in creative chair design.
Well done.

-- Paul M ..............If God wanted us to have fiberglas boats he would have given us fibrerglas trees. http://thecanadianschooloffrenchmarquetry.com/

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#7 posted 12-15-2011 02:14 AM

You are a nature craftsman. They will be unearthing your designs 1000 years from now and wondered who made them.
-Don

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

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#8 posted 12-15-2011 02:53 AM

I like your designs, great stuff…..................

-- mtnwild (Jack), It's not what you see, it's how you see it.

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#9 posted 12-15-2011 06:16 AM

Cool design well done.

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#10 posted 12-15-2011 06:54 AM

Great design with a nice work….thanks for sharing it….

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#11 posted 12-15-2011 02:15 PM

That’s just plain cool. The jointery is simply amazing.

-- Doug - Make an effort to live by the slogan "We try harder"

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#12 posted 12-15-2011 02:30 PM

What an unusual design and what a wonderful job you did on it. Congratulations.

helluvawreck

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-- If a man does not keep pace with his companions, perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer. Let him step to the music which he hears, however measured or far away. Henry David Thoreau

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#13 posted 12-15-2011 03:19 PM

that is an awesome looking chair. i like how you used the keyed tennons.

-- "There's plenty of time to read the instruction manual when you're laying in the hospital bed". - Dad

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#14 posted 12-15-2011 03:37 PM

Flint Stones meets Sam Maalof, very cool.

-- Billp

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#15 posted 12-15-2011 04:58 PM

Very nice, I can’t believe your friend keeps it out side!

-- Mauricio - Woodstock, GA - "Confusion is the Womb of Learning, with utter conviction being it's Tomb" Prof. T.O. Nitsch

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