Folding chair. I had no milled timber so I made it out of sticks

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Project by slapdash posted 05-14-2012 11:08 PM 1652 views 0 times favorited 8 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Folds okay, surprisingly comfortable and solid. But I find myself reaching out for a beer so I may have to make a matching sidetable

-- I'm not creative, I'm just bad at copying

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#1 posted 05-14-2012 11:38 PM

SD…. That looks cool!. There are places that sell that stuff for high dollar prices calling it “Folk Art”!

-- Improvise.... Adapt...... Overcome!

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#2 posted 05-14-2012 11:39 PM

I like it! :) Besides a side table, you also need a matching foot rest. That is, if there are enough branches available.

-- The first cordless tool was a stick. The first power tool was a rock.

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#3 posted 05-14-2012 11:40 PM

Are those half blind dovetails I see there? Remarkable. Don’t let my dog near it, he might fetch you a beer after he chews it to pieces. Also, I will think you’re low enough that the entire ground is your side table. Seriously, real fun and very nicely done.

-- gene@toronto.ontario.canada : dovetail free since '53, critiques always welcome.

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#4 posted 05-15-2012 12:02 AM

How cool….now you don’t see a chair like THAT every day! :)

-- Heidi :) “The only source of knowledge is experience”

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#5 posted 05-15-2012 12:51 AM

Yabba, dabba, doo!

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#6 posted 05-15-2012 04:17 AM

hey, it’s wood, so it qualifies ! now you need the side table, a foot rest and another chair for your buddy !

-- I'm so busy I don't know if I found a rope or lost a horse...

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#7 posted 05-15-2012 09:29 PM

very nice chair :)

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#8 posted 05-16-2012 02:20 AM

Cant get any more natural than that, very intuitive.

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

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