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Project by Jeffrey Alexander posted 05-11-2012 04:57 PM 1814 views 3 times favorited 4 comments Add to Favorites Watch
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Mission style Club Chair. 1 of 2 , in QS white oak. (Seat slats are scrap oak). Mortise/ tenon construction.
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Hybrid in design, I used construction/ size elements from both Woodcraft Mission sofa and Rockler Prairie Settle plans, plus my own—wider slats, diamond pierced center slats, and thru tenons on the arms, which I saw on an actual antique piece.

Take-apart-able with the use of Woodcraft bed-rail (screw) brackets on the bottom rails and a removeable finish screw thru the leg on the top rail, the back is constructed as a one-piece panel and detaches from the side/arm pieces. Necessary for my very narrow den doorway.

Rit “wine” coloured water dye under Black Cherry oil stain (Varathane-Fast dry, used as a gel stain) , spar varnish overcoat. Burgundy color in natural daylight, rich dark color in low light. I know!... ‘Tis sacrilege to “stain” QS oak this dark, but this was a result of a “happy accident” , and I decided I liked the result much better. (Fast Dry means even faster outdoors on a windy day…!)

Matching sofa in progress, as well as the (dark Burgundy) upholstery. Will re-post when the upholstery is completed, which I am also doing myself.

-- "--Build Beauty to leave to those who appreciated it , not to ungrateful kids..."





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Woodbridge

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#1 posted 05-11-2012 07:44 PM

nice looking chair.

-- Peter, Woodbridge, Ontario

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deborelli

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#2 posted 05-11-2012 08:42 PM

Nice!!!

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#3 posted 05-11-2012 08:49 PM

Very ambitious!

-- Visit my blog at dave.spalla.com

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#4 posted 05-14-2012 03:08 AM

I always like a big chair, looks very sturdy as well, nicely done.

-- Martin ....always count the number of fingers you have before, and after using the saw.

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