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Project by pimpson posted 03-21-2012 11:48 PM 3492 views 22 times favorited 29 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is the first chair I have tried to make its pretty comfortable I like the design more then anything. It’s made from Western Maple and Honduras rosewood mostly mortise and tennon but a has a few dowels in it. THe chair doesn’t look strong but it holds me and I am close to 200 Lbs. There is A little side to side movement but I am not going to sell it cause I don’t know the actual weight capicity it can handle and dont want to test it on the public.

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#1 posted 03-22-2012 12:01 AM

Niiiiiice! Excellent job, my friend. It has an Eames feel to me. Keep up the excellent work!

-- -Jarred- Bonesaw's Readyyyy!!

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#2 posted 03-22-2012 12:24 AM

This is one of the nicest chairs i have seen.


-- To finish something you must first start!

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#3 posted 03-22-2012 12:51 AM

Novel design, and nice work.

-- From such crooked wood as that which man is made of, nothing straight can be fashioned. Immanuel Kant

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#4 posted 03-22-2012 01:09 AM

it looks great….

but I’d be afraid to sit in it…

umbalanced loads and moment arms and all that…..

-- It’s the knowledge in your head, skill in your hands and motivation to create in you heart that makes you a woodworker. - Mainiac Matt

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#5 posted 03-22-2012 01:22 AM

Cool design. Nice work. I really like the woods and your design work. Don’t let up!

-- Rick, Tennessee, John 3:16

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#6 posted 03-22-2012 02:49 AM

I’m impressed, you’ve got the most unique chair I’ve seen in a long time. The wood selection is beautiful and I love the sculptured look.

-- Hal, Tennessee

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#7 posted 03-22-2012 02:50 AM

A touch of George Nacashima perhaps. If this is your first chair mate, i’m looking forward to what ever else you produce!! well done.

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

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#8 posted 03-22-2012 02:51 AM

I like to build chairs and I like cool looking chairs and your chair is very cool. Its a really unique and good looking design. A piece of art that you can sit on!

-- Peter, Woodbridge, Ontario

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#9 posted 03-22-2012 04:06 AM

I really like the lines and proportion from back, to seat, to legs. Your design has great harmony and simplicity, and the woods really add to the effect. I second @andyboy’s comments – I look forward to your future endeavors :)

-- "Do, or do not. There is no try." ~Yoda

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#10 posted 03-22-2012 05:20 AM

Exelent work!

-- Dreaming patterns

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#11 posted 03-22-2012 11:38 AM

It looks great! Can you tell me how you hollowed out the seat for your butt? Always wondered how that was done.

-- Wood glue residue doesn't take a stain well.

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#12 posted 03-22-2012 11:42 AM

very cool chair..tho I would feel uncomfortable in a design it’s really lovely.

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#13 posted 03-22-2012 12:47 PM

Very cool design. Looks like functional art!
Thanks for sharing.
Well done.

-- Central Ohio, Still got 9 and 15/16 fingers!

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#14 posted 03-22-2012 01:07 PM

Awesome design and craftsmanship! Very creative!

-- Todd A. Clippinger, Montana,

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#15 posted 03-22-2012 01:11 PM

Looks structurally precarious, in a good way.

-- - Power is not revealed by striking hard or often, but by striking true. -

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