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Project by TainoWorks posted 03-19-2012 09:33 PM 1393 views 0 times favorited 6 comments Add to Favorites Watch

During a trip to Puerto Rico I found the chair illustrated in the middle of the picture. I was in need of restoration and lots o so I disassembled the chair and mailed it home. The original was made in mahogany. After restoring the chair to the original glory I decided to make another one to have a pair. I could not end it there, my wife asked me for a love chair using the same design. Now she asked for a rocking chair using the same style and design.
The wood is locally harvest oak from a tree that had outgrown a friends yard space.

-- Artesano

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#1 posted 03-19-2012 10:10 PM

Looks great but it also made your a happy camper

-- Grandpaj

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#2 posted 03-19-2012 11:07 PM

excellent accomplishment(s)!

-- Kelly, woodworker under construction

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#3 posted 03-20-2012 12:23 AM

Those are very fine lookiing chairs. You did a great job restoring and rebuilding the original one and an even better job reproducing it and making the love seat. All three looking really good. I’ve nevern tried to inlcude cane in my chairs. How easy or difficult is it to install?

-- Peter, Woodbridge, Ontario

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#4 posted 03-20-2012 12:31 AM

Good looking chairs ,well done.

-- wood crafting & woodworking classes

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#5 posted 04-01-2012 04:50 PM

In that trio showing there, is one caoba and the two other roble?

Did you start work on the rocking chair?, neighborhood roble there as well?

-- Dreaming of the day I might joint two pieces of wood square..........

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#6 posted 04-01-2012 08:51 PM

I have the roble ready but an entertainment center and Divas pens are holding me back…

-- Artesano

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