Westport Chair with a twist

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Project by pjones46 posted 09-05-2012 04:10 AM 1799 views 4 times favorited 6 comments Add to Favorites Watch

In an attempt to add a chair which is more suitable for an older person to sit in, this is what I have come up with. It is made 1 1/8 cypress using all 18-8/304 stainless fasteners with one mortise and tenon to join the back leg assembly to the skirt boards. Made one for my wife and she really likes it so in it goes to my product mix. The prototypes took me about a day each and hope to increase production up to two a day.

(16 Sept 2012) I have updated this post and added a shot of the Sette.

-- Respectfully, Paul

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#1 posted 09-05-2012 02:02 PM

Very nice build, looks comfortable

-- Don, Royersford, PA

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#2 posted 09-05-2012 02:11 PM

Unique chair Well done.

-- Custom furniture

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#3 posted 09-05-2012 03:49 PM

Thanks for the kind comments.

Anyone know where I can obtain cushions other than retail stores with some quality at a fair price?

-- Respectfully, Paul

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#5 posted 09-06-2012 05:09 PM

Those came out very nice!

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#6 posted 09-16-2012 11:21 PM

Very cool chair!! The cushions really sell the piece :-)

-- Sneaking up on the line....

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