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Prairie Settle Loveseat

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Project by Brian Brace Fine Furniture Maker posted 726 days ago 2935 views 22 times favorited 14 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This Prairie Settle loveseat was made out of Mahogany and with Walnut panels. I have made many of these in the past but never for my own and thought I would build one in different woods. Also at the time I was starting my business and did not have much extra lumber to choose from! The Panels were all re-sawed and book matched around the Prairie Settle. The cushions are not my favorite but since then have upgraded.I can not complain about the cushions though because my upholster in Florida helped me out and did them for cost when I was starting out and he picked the fabric. Since then (2007) I have build I have built a few more including a spindle one that i will have pictures of soon.
Brian Brace
Fine Furniture Maker
1196 Old Us Hwy 70 west
Black Mountain,NC 28711
(828) 777 8148
http://www.finefurnituremaker.net
http://finefurnituremaker.blogspot.com/

-- Brian Brace Fine Furniture Maker,Blk Mt NC http://www.finefurnituremaker.net/





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javaboy

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#1 posted 726 days ago

That’s a beauty! I love Prairie style.

-- Sow justice, reap peace

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Charles Maxwell

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#2 posted 726 days ago

Beautiful! Just gorgeous!

-- Max the "night janitor" at www.hardwoodclocks.com

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sras

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#3 posted 726 days ago

Love the wood combination!

-- Steve - Impatience is Expensive

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#4 posted 726 days ago

Great work, Very clean lines looks great!

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

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helluvawreck

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#5 posted 725 days ago

This is really nice and you did a good job on it. Congratulations.

helluvawreck
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-- 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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DocSavage45

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#6 posted 725 days ago

Brian,

Looks like you have been mastering and evolving your craft for awhile? AsI commented before, all of your projects as presented allow us to look easily at what you have accomplished. Kudos!

-- Cau Haus Designs, Thomas J. Tieffenbacher

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DocSavage45

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#7 posted 725 days ago

Don’t know if you are as good with words as you are with your craft? You might share the ride for some of us less talented voyers? LOL!

-- Cau Haus Designs, Thomas J. Tieffenbacher

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MonteCristo

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#8 posted 725 days ago

Some nice refinements to the standard Prairie Settle Loveseat. I like the top bracing attached to the legs.

-- Dwight - "Free legal advice available - contact Dewey, Cheetam & Howe""

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woodworm

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#9 posted 725 days ago

Very nice project – I like it. The details is just elegant.

-- masrol, kuala lumpur, MY.

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Ethan Harris

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#10 posted 725 days ago

Absolutely Beautiful! I like your craftsmanship!

-- Ethan, CT: Check out my Small Business at http://www.spudwoodworks.com & also follow me on twitter https://twitter.com/Ethan_Woodworks

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bayouman

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#11 posted 725 days ago

Wow! That is just great looking. Love the choices of wood.

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padric

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#12 posted 725 days ago

Great selection of woods. The whole project speaks to you and says “SOLID”

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JLBRECKENRIDGE

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#13 posted 724 days ago

Elegant. Top quality. Warm. Inviting. Wright would have approved.

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SantaPaulaCraftsman

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#14 posted 723 days ago

One of my favorites. F L Wright designed horribly leaky roofs but the prairie style lives on. Love it!

-- Life so short, the craft so long to learn

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