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May 15, 2012
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#1 posted 05-15-2012 05:23 PM
That is fantastic. You do great work, and thank you for giving me an idea for a dining chair design. I was trying to find some kind of design that I might be able to build that did not involve carving a seat. Do you know what kind of wood that is?
-- Peter, A man convinced against his will is of the same opinion still.
#2 posted 05-15-2012 05:45 PM
Carving a seat is time consuming, but its easy and the end result is spectacular. Not saying my slat chairs are bad, but carving is very easy with the holey galahad and a random orbit sander. Look at my other project, carved seats are well worth the time and investment in tools. Eastern red cedar is the wood. Log is seasoned roughly 6 months for wormy figure in the live edges.
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#3 posted 05-15-2012 06:52 PM
Beautiful wood. I love the table too.
-- Mauricio - Woodstock, GA - "Confusion is the Womb of Learning, with utter conviction being it's Tomb" Prof. T.O. Nitsch
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#4 posted 05-15-2012 07:29 PM
Very little sapwood in that cedar. A nice find!
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#5 posted 05-15-2012 08:27 PM
Beautiful. I like how you used the sapwood on the table to look like banding or trim.
-- "Good judgement is the result of experience. A lot of experience is the result of poor judgement."
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#6 posted 05-15-2012 09:22 PM
I like it
-- "Good artists borrow, great artists steal”…..Picasso
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#7 posted 05-15-2012 10:29 PM
purr D nice work nice wood
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#8 posted 05-15-2012 11:18 PM
Love cedar, love your work. Welcome to LJ’s.
-- Mother Nature created it, I just assemble it.
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#9 posted 05-15-2012 11:46 PM
Excellent job & welcome to LJ’s
-- Martin ....always count the number of fingers you have before, and after using the saw.
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#10 posted 05-16-2012 02:15 AM
You did a great job on this. That table and chairs set is beautiful. That “old” cedar log did ya good! Fantastic work.
Like the mill too!
-- Use it up, Wear it out --------------- Make it do, Or do without!
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#11 posted 05-16-2012 11:26 AM
Another nice job Cederman.
-- - Martin
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#12 posted 05-16-2012 12:03 PM
Very nice Cedarman I really like the set, i am a fan of cedar too. your work looks great , Very good build .
-- Mike, Bruce Mississippi = Jack of many trades master of none
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#13 posted 05-16-2012 03:01 PM
Now THAT is a gorgeous use of Cedar! Sure beats Rabbit cages!
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#14 posted 05-16-2012 03:23 PM
What a beautiful set of table and chairs. Congratulations on a job well done.
-- If a man does not keep pace with his companions, perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer. Let him step to the music which he hears, however measured or far away. Henry David Thoreau
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