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Ash right angle chair

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Project by woodworker59 posted 06-04-2012 02:49 PM 1165 views 2 times favorited 4 comments Add to Favorites Watch

this chair was made from one piece of ash that I had laying around for a couple years. the original piece was 60” long by 8”wide by 3” thick and from that I milled all the pieces needed to make this chair. The chair was made as a prototype for a customer who wanted dining room chairs.. she love the quality of the chair, it is very heavy and solid. She wanted a different design on the back so I ended up with this chair and she got six with a different back design. it is constructed with pegged tenons and has no screws or nails in it.. did I mention I hate nails and screws.. the upholstered seat is covered with a curtain, problem was she loved the material so I had to go find four more panels to upholster all the seats..

-- Papa@papaswoodworking.com





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eddie

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#1 posted 06-04-2012 05:05 PM

i like that ,building a table for my daughter may try this for the chairs,look to be sturdy.going to try to find some plans

-- Jesus Is Alright with me

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#2 posted 06-04-2012 05:42 PM

Eddie, its a pretty straight forward chair, Pegged mortise and tenons throughout, I put a 3 degree lean to the back to make it more comfortable, but other than that everything is a straight tenon. Some of the plans will show a narrower back than a front which requires angled tenons. I find that for dining chairs its not needed. it makes the joinery much easier also.. have fun with it… I built this one on the fly without any plans, just a quick sketch to make sure I knew my measurements as I went along.. real easy chair to build..

-- Papa@papaswoodworking.com

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#3 posted 06-05-2012 01:08 AM

Nice looking chair. I like the back design.

-- Peter, Woodbridge, Ontario

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#4 posted 06-05-2012 03:00 AM

thanks woodworker59 very nice in deed

-- Jesus Is Alright with me

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