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as always, thanx to sam maloof who’s a great inspiration to me. this is my first chair in 3 years and the first one in black walnut. chairs are special…the challenge, work, patience, etc. anyway, i’m grateful to be able to do this.
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#1 posted 02-01-2012 05:05 AM
Nice design. Great looking chair!
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#2 posted 02-01-2012 05:30 AM
Very cool chair and a unique design. I can’t help wondering about the back to seat joint if it will hold up to every day use. perhaps this is meant to be more of a work art rather daily use ?
-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture
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#3 posted 02-01-2012 05:32 AM
Thanks for posting a chair, my favorite projects. I really like this chair. Nice joinery at the legs. I also like the way you centred the grain pattern on the back.
-- Peter, Woodbridge, Ontario
#4 posted 02-01-2012 05:35 AM
this joint is surprisingly strong. i’ve planned it for daily use. my first customer who bought one in cherry is a writer. he sits in it everyday. and i’ve had a few sales for some who wanted it for an art piece. lots of glue and 2 X 3” screws from underneath. one guy tipping the scale at 350 lbs gave it a test drive….
#5 posted 02-01-2012 05:44 AM
It must be exactly what it looks like a fantastic chair. The joint looks like a sliding dove tail . This really is an amazing design.
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#6 posted 02-01-2012 05:49 AM
Where’s the other three? You need a full set :) Great work… looks like a lot of fun to make.
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#7 posted 02-01-2012 06:56 AM
This chair is absolutely beautiful in every way conceivable. Thank you for sharing, I feel like the world is slightly better now.
-- Rock Chalk Jayhawk!
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#8 posted 02-01-2012 07:03 AM
Scott, that chair looks mighty fine. Fantastic work! I love the plywood table as well- amazing crisp joinery.
-- I never finish anyth
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#9 posted 02-01-2012 07:32 AM
sam would smile!
-- Cau Haus Designs, Thomas J. Tieffenbacher
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#10 posted 02-01-2012 09:23 AM
Beautiful chair. Nice work. Goes in to my favorite list.
-- Maraziukas, Lithuania, http://www.facebook.com/MMwoodwoking
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#11 posted 02-01-2012 02:06 PM
-- MAD F, the fanatical rhykenologist and vintage architect. Democraticwoodworking.
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#12 posted 02-01-2012 02:44 PM
Wonderful work man, looks beautiful!!
-- J Wrench Syracuse New York
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#13 posted 02-01-2012 02:54 PM
Handsome chair Scott…. I’m really liking this one. Well done!
-- Dan ~ Texarkana, Tx.
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#14 posted 02-01-2012 03:08 PM
Very well done Scott, that is beautiful, and in my favorite wood. I saw a video on Sam MaLoof where he referred to black walnut as a “friendly” wood. How did you contour the seat.
-- Dale West Central Pa. Do it all, before last call.
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#15 posted 02-01-2012 03:19 PM
Looks amazing! Beautiful back, I can’t stop gazing at it. Thanks for sharing.
-- What are those few hours of mine compared to those decades Mother Nature has put in it!
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