• Advertise with us
Project by pimpson posted 853 days ago 2528 views 20 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.

29 comments so far

View ReclaimedLA's profile


9 posts in 935 days

#1 posted 853 days ago

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

-- -Jarred- Bonesaw's Readyyyy!!

View joeob's profile


66 posts in 1925 days

#2 posted 853 days ago

This is one of the nicest chairs i have seen.


-- To finish something you must first start!

View balidoug's profile


363 posts in 1074 days

#3 posted 853 days ago

Novel design, and nice work.

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

View Mainiac Matt 's profile

Mainiac Matt

3829 posts in 924 days

#4 posted 853 days ago

it looks great….

but I’d be afraid to sit in it…

umbalanced loads and moment arms and all that…..

-- Pine is fine, but Oak's no joke!

View Skylark53's profile


2557 posts in 1656 days

#5 posted 853 days ago

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

-- Rick, Tennessee, John 3:16

View HalDougherty's profile


1820 posts in 1833 days

#6 posted 853 days ago

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

View andyboy's profile


483 posts in 1869 days

#7 posted 853 days ago

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.

View Woodbridge's profile


2559 posts in 1014 days

#8 posted 853 days ago

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

View MacSteveT's profile


55 posts in 1289 days

#9 posted 853 days ago

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

View deon's profile


2149 posts in 1621 days

#10 posted 853 days ago

Exelent work!

-- Dreaming patterns

View Don Tikander's profile

Don Tikander

84 posts in 892 days

#11 posted 852 days ago

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.

View michelletwo's profile


2187 posts in 1611 days

#12 posted 852 days ago

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

-- We call the destruction of replaceable human made items vandalism, while the destruction of irreplaceable natural resources is called development.

View Enoelf's profile


192 posts in 859 days

#13 posted 852 days ago

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

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

View Todd A. Clippinger's profile

Todd A. Clippinger

8711 posts in 2695 days

#14 posted 852 days ago

Awesome design and craftsmanship! Very creative!

-- Todd A. Clippinger, Montana,

View vakman's profile


301 posts in 999 days

#15 posted 852 days ago

Looks structurally precarious, in a good way.

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

showing 1 through 15 of 29 comments

Have your say...

You must be signed in to post the comments.

DISCLAIMER: Any posts on LJ are posted by individuals acting in their own right and do not necessarily reflect the views of LJ. LJ will not be held liable for the actions of any user.

Latest Projects | Latest Blog Entries | Latest Forum Topics

Latest Projects | Latest Blog Entries | Latest Forum Topics :: gardening showcase