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Project by Benji Reyes posted 798 days ago 3963 views 6 times favorited 19 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I did this chair 3 years ago as part of my thanksgiving retrospect exhibit. I am presently busy working on new pieces for an exhibit in November celebrating my 30th year in designing and crafting “functional sculptures”. I wish I could share with you photos of my new works but it could preempt the unveiling in November. So frustrating!!! I look forward to The day when I can share my new works with my family here at Lumberjocks. Many thanks for the wonderful comments I get on works that I’ve posted. It inspired me to step into a different level in design and craftsmanship for my up coming show. Mabuhay!!

-- Benji Reyes, Antipolo, Philippines, http://www.facebook.com/pages/Benji-Reyes/88321902103?ref=ts





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DocSavage45

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#1 posted 798 days ago

Looking forward to the master’s handiwork! :-)

-- Cau Haus Designs, Thomas J. Tieffenbacher

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woodworm

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#2 posted 798 days ago

As usual, you made very attractive furniture – with shape, curves and contours different from what always seen in any home. Fantastic work Benji Reyes!
Thanks for sharing!

-- masrol, kuala lumpur, MY.

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cathyb

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#3 posted 798 days ago

Benji you have no idea how often I tell people about your awesome talent. I know I’ve said this before, but you are such an inspiration to me. Not only are you exceptionally gifted, but you are exception person. You have a calming presence and I am honored to know you! Without question, your new pieces will be jaw dropping. I’ll wait with eager anticipation, but I’m already smiling.
By the way, love this chair. It’s energy reminds me of a kangaroo. Thanks for sharing.
Good luck with the show. All the best to you my friend!

-- cathyb, Hawaii, www.cathyswoodworking.com

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Ken90712

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#4 posted 798 days ago

Great jobs always a real work of art!

-- Ken, "Everyday above ground is a good day!"

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Jamie Speirs

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#5 posted 798 days ago

That is Art

It is an awesome piece

Look forward to your exibition

jamie

-- Who is the happiest of men? He who values the merits of others, and in their pleasure takes joy, even as though 'twere his own. --Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

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nonickswood

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#6 posted 798 days ago

Beautiful Work/Art!
I would rather just look at it, than sit in it.
Can’t wait to see new works!

-- Nick, Virginia, http://www.etsy.com/shop/NONICKSWOOD

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grizzman

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#7 posted 798 days ago

what a beautiful chair, i agree with cathy on how the chair makes me feel and the energy it puts forth, i love the design and flow of the seat, its going to be so comfortable to sit in and from there maybe have many hours of someones reading or just relaxing after a hard day..to be sure its a beautiful piece, i to look forward to being able to see your upcoming furniture, good luck with your show and know we support you here….grizzman

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

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#8 posted 798 days ago

Simply beautiful Benji!

-- Mike, an American living in Norway.

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Rob W

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#9 posted 798 days ago

Very nice!

-- Rob — I've cut it off twice and it's still too short!, http://www.witzkewood.com

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Woodbridge

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#10 posted 798 days ago

Beautiful chair. I look forward to the unveiling of you new work later this year.

-- Peter, Woodbridge, Ontario

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#11 posted 798 days ago

That is a SUPER COOL chair!

Wonderful design!

Thank you.

-- Have Fun! Joe Lyddon - Alta Loma, CA USA - Home: http://www.WoodworkStuff.net ... My Small Gallery: http://www.ncwoodworker.net/pp/showgallery.php?ppuser=1389&cat=500"

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rejo55

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#12 posted 798 days ago

Alas, Benji, I do not feel qualified to comment on this chair. It is so far beyond what I could ever dream of creating. All I can say is that it is breathtaking.
Have a good’un
Joe

-- rejo55, East Texas

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andyboy

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#13 posted 798 days ago

Very cool mate. Always look forward to seeing what you have been up to.

-- Andy Halewoodworker. You can't finish if you don't finish. So finish it, because finish is everything.

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Philip

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#14 posted 798 days ago

Another Masterpiece. Fantastic work.

-- If you can dream it, I can do it!

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gfadvm

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#15 posted 798 days ago

The design, execution, and finish on this chair is PERFECT. But we’ve come to expect this from you. And you have never disappointed us!

-- " I'll try to be nicer, if you'll try to be smarter" gfadvm

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