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Project by ND2ELK posted 969 days ago 2129 views 4 times favorited 20 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I made four of these chairs for Christmas presents. I had never made doll furniture before and really enjoyed doing them. Each chair had 19 pieces and was surprised that they took longer than I expected. They are made of solid oak and painted. The joints used are dowel, mortise and tenon.

-- Mc Bridge Cabinets, Iowa





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GMman

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#1 posted 969 days ago

Great work as always.
Great to see you back at work.

Happy Holidays

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woodworm

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#2 posted 969 days ago

Really very cute chairs.

-- masrol, kuala lumpur, MY.

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Joe Lyddon

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#3 posted 969 days ago

Cute lil chairs!

GREAT JOB!

Very nice!

Now, the dolls have a place to sit! Which is NICE! LOL

-- Have Fun! Joe Lyddon - Alta Loma, CA USA - Home: http://www.WoodworkStuff.net ... My Small Gallery: http://www.ncwoodworker.net/pp/showgallery.php?ppuser=1389&cat=500"

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CanalboatJim

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#4 posted 968 days ago

Great looking chairs. I really like the detail work. I made some doll chairs this year also, but chose to make solid side chairs to save time. I’m always happy to have all of my fingers when I’ve finished a doll project.

-- Jim Westbrooks

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Dan'um Style

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#5 posted 968 days ago

well done Bud!

hope you enjoyed yourself making them.

-- keeping myself entertained ... Humor and fun lubricate the brain

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sedcokid

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#6 posted 968 days ago

What a great project!! And you did an outstanding job on them, it has been awhile since I’ve seen you out in the shop. Glad your back ;)

Thanks for sharing

-- Chuck Emery, Michigan,

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a1Jim

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#7 posted 968 days ago

Nice job .

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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mahadevwood

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#8 posted 968 days ago

Awesome work sir…

-- http://www.mahadevwood.com

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559dustdesigns

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#9 posted 968 days ago

Hey Tom nice job.

-- Aaron - central California "If you haven't got the time to do it right, when will you find the time to do it over?"

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spanky46

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#10 posted 968 days ago

Great job, they look sturdy enough for you or me! Bet the recipients are enjoying them!

-- spanky46 -- Never enough clamps...Never enough tools...Never enough time.

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hunter71

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#11 posted 968 days ago

I’ll bet the dolls, and their owners really liked them. Great job.

-- A childs smile is payment enough.

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Skylark53

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#12 posted 968 days ago

Great project that will be treasured. As always, you do such a very fine job of the detail work. They turned out beautifully, but I know it sorta pained you to paint over that oak grain. Well done-great to see your post.

-- Rick, Tennessee, John 3:16

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Mark A. DeCou

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#13 posted 968 days ago

beautiful chairs

-- Mark DeCou - American Contemporary Craft Artisan - www.decoustudio.com

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DamnYankee

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#14 posted 968 days ago

Very nice chairs. I’ve been making doll furniture for my daughter (and some of her friends) and have determined that even though it is small it still takes the same skills and sometimes is even harder than the big stuff.

-- Shameless - Winner of two Stumpy Nubs Awards

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Lee A. Jesberger

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#15 posted 968 days ago

Hi Tom,

Really nice work! They look great.

Lee

-- by Lee A. Jesberger http://www.prowoodworkingtips.com http://www.ezee-feed.com

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