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Project by andyboy posted 02-18-2012 01:39 AM 2519 views 27 times favorited 24 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I delivered a play house and the owner had a chair similar to this that was in need of repair. I repaired the chair and made two new ones for me. I love the tambor styled seat that forms itself to the body. I used bicycle cable and threaded it through each slat. The first one I fitted, the fixing failed and as early as last night, one of the kids fell through it. The second has screw locks that hold perfectly.

-- Andy Halewoodworker. You can't finish if you don't finish. So finish it, because finish is everything.





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bowtie

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#1 posted 02-18-2012 01:55 AM

I like them, think I’ll try to make some for camping.

-- bowtie,.....jus passin thru.... cccedar.com

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moshel

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#2 posted 02-18-2012 02:10 AM

cool chair… can you throw in some dimensions or SU?

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#3 posted 02-18-2012 02:26 AM

I would love a set of plans or drawing.

Thanks for sharing.

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#4 posted 02-18-2012 02:29 AM

Me too, Please supply the plans. Thanks and nice work.

-- Behind every great man is his wife with rolling eyes.

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#5 posted 02-18-2012 02:41 AM

good looking chair andy

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#6 posted 02-18-2012 02:49 AM

Very cool chair Andy.

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#7 posted 02-18-2012 04:07 AM

Really nice chairs! could you take some pictures of how you attached the slats?

-- --- Richard Jackson

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#8 posted 02-18-2012 04:23 AM

Very cool. Looks like they lay flat.
Would really like some plans.

-- Do not be discouraged by those who don't. Be inspired by those who do.

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andyboy

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#9 posted 02-18-2012 07:44 AM

MMmm the plans. I will have to make those for you.

-- Andy Halewoodworker. You can't finish if you don't finish. So finish it, because finish is everything.

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Poisson

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#10 posted 02-18-2012 10:16 AM

Nice chair. Looking forward to seeing your plan.

-- Byung Soo Kim, Seoul, S.Korea

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Paulo in Texas

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#11 posted 02-18-2012 01:49 PM

That it’s an inviting chair that makes me want to try it out. Thanks for sharing this unique chair.

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Kelen

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#12 posted 02-18-2012 02:59 PM

Very nice chair!

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#13 posted 02-18-2012 04:17 PM

I like the chair and the ability for it to contour to your body. I bet it is comfortable. Nice idea with the bike braking cable.

-- ~ Guy Woodward, Pflugerville Texas

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#14 posted 02-18-2012 05:36 PM

Put me in line for more information on the plans. Nice, very nice.

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#15 posted 02-18-2012 08:44 PM

What did you use as a spacer between the slats?

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