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Project by TainoWorks posted 856 days ago 891 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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grandpasworkshop

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#1 posted 856 days ago

Looks great but it also made your a happy camper

-- Grandpaj

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MasterSergeant

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#2 posted 856 days ago

excellent accomplishment(s)!

-- Kelly, woodworker under construction

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Woodbridge

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#3 posted 856 days ago

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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a1Jim

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#4 posted 856 days ago

Good looking chairs ,well done.

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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BuyoMasilla

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#5 posted 843 days ago

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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TainoWorks

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#6 posted 843 days ago

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

-- Artesano

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