Driftwood lounge chair

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Project by jeffro posted 05-08-2012 06:55 PM 5084 views 8 times favorited 33 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Lounge chair, This is a neat design Ive been thinking about, it was a good way to utilize some great arch pieces Ive been saving. Built from salvaged cedar roots the back is a red cedar burl and the seat is a cedar root split open to reveal that beautiful compression grain, finished with a oil finish.

Thanks LJs

-- Jeffro,knockonwood

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#1 posted 05-08-2012 06:58 PM

Very Cool. Looks very heavy.

-- Chris K

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#2 posted 05-08-2012 07:20 PM


-- Mauricio - Woodstock, GA - "Confusion is the Womb of Learning, with utter conviction being it's Tomb" Prof. T.O. Nitsch

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#3 posted 05-08-2012 07:25 PM

jeff you really nail it every time, this is a beautiful chair, fantastic design and what beautiful woods you used, i just love your creations, there are several jocks on here who i know will not disappoint and you sir are one of them..congrats on a wonderful new piece…grizz

-- GRIZZMAN ...[''''']

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#4 posted 05-08-2012 07:37 PM

Ditto what Grizzman says, YOU definitely do not disappoint me any time you post a project! I’m always amazed with your ability to come up with a fantastic chair. You are in a league of your own!

-- Erwin, Jacksonville, FL

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#5 posted 05-08-2012 08:49 PM

as usual, beautiful and stunning. Can’t wait for the next project!

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#6 posted 05-08-2012 09:20 PM

Hey Jeffro, you just have a way of reassembling mother natures cast offs into a fabulous piece of practical art.
Another great job :))

-- Pete G: If you always do what you always did you'll always get what you always got

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#7 posted 05-08-2012 09:30 PM

I dub this “woolly mammoth ” it has a real nortic look. Love it dude!

-- Rogue

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#8 posted 05-08-2012 10:44 PM

probably the best thing Ive seen in months on this forum

-- nelson woodcrafters

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#9 posted 05-08-2012 10:56 PM

That’s really cool. Where do you come up with driftwood that is so symetric?

-- Doug - Make an effort to live by the slogan "We try harder"

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#10 posted 05-08-2012 11:00 PM

Man! You are AWESOME! That is great!

-- Todd A. Clippinger, Montana,

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#11 posted 05-08-2012 11:09 PM

Incredible vision and skill and effort. And you must have amazing tools and access to great raw materials.
I just want to sit on it right where it is.

-- Cad a dheanfaimid feasta gan adhmad.......?

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#12 posted 05-08-2012 11:56 PM

Oh yes…. Seems as tho if sat in, you may go back to the future. Very kool, as always.

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe.

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#13 posted 05-09-2012 12:03 AM

this is my favorite one so far!! BAD..ASS…

-- Hey you dang woodchucks, quit chucking my wood!!!!

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#14 posted 05-09-2012 12:13 AM

Another magnificent chair. It creates a number of different images. From the front it does look like mammoth tusks. The back view on the other hand has a sense of movement, some type of star wars speeder. Another piece of creative masterwork.

-- Peter, Woodbridge, Ontario

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#15 posted 05-09-2012 12:38 AM

That is absolutely Awesome! Fantastic! Wow…That is a piece of art

-- Chris Wellman, Hope, Maine

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