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Chairs made of oak.
Bakrest-bent laminated.

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Spoontaneous

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#1 posted 884 days ago

Man… those sure beat the heck out of the store bought ones. Nice job on those.

-- I just got done cutting three boards and all four of them were too short. (true story)

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T. D. Reid

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#2 posted 884 days ago

Great job! Lots of little parts there, were you able to mass produce them? Cheers

-- Head to the shop its calling you – Todd

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goriak

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#3 posted 884 days ago

were you able to mass produce them?
Actualy-I wasn’t, but I was long of time for this: it took almost 2 weeks.

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#4 posted 883 days ago

Very nice!
I agree, they are much better then store bought junk.

They look comfortable.

-- Having fun...Eric

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#5 posted 883 days ago

Very nice folding chairs.

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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#6 posted 383 days ago

Would you be willing to share plans for the chair?

-- Shannon, Florida

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#7 posted 383 days ago

He’s from Russia and hasn’t been on here in about 3 months.

-- Gary, DeKalb Texas only 4 miles from the mill

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goriak

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#8 posted 382 days ago

I’ made chairs using one factory made as a sample. I’ll ask my friend to give me one of those chairs to measure dimensions.

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#9 posted 382 days ago

Goriak,

Those are super COOL nice chairs!

The bent laminated backs interests me..
... possible to show pictures of your clamping Mold as well as the Joint?

Thank you very much… You did good!

-- 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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goriak

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#10 posted 382 days ago

The joint is “simple” mortise and tenon, it was a challenge to do tenons for me, cause this was my second woodworking project in my life, first chair backrest tenons was made by handtools, but then I used table saw and Mold made of multiple layers of MDF. Mold width is distance between styles plus double deep of tenon.
It is difficult to me to explain, I’ll better try to do some drawings. Please stand by.

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goriak

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#11 posted 382 days ago

here is drawing. These chairs have laminated backrests.
Glue strips in mold, do not remove workpiese from mold, just reposition clamps every next step for they do not interfere with tools or fense or wise, then cut away waste with chisel or japanes saw (pos.1 on drawing),
cut tenons on tablesaw (2 and 3),
cut shoulders with handsaw and clean with chisel (4)

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#12 posted 382 days ago

Very GOOD!

COOL way you made those tenons!!

I had visions of BENDING! LOL
... your way is COOL!!

Thank you very much…

I gotta say, you did extremely well in making those chairs!

-- 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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