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all cherry sackback windsor made mostly with handtools. I finally got around to getting the second one done for my dining table. Most of my chairs are traditional milk paint, but I wanted this to match my cherry dining table.

-- We call the destruction of replaceable human made items vandalism, while the destruction of irreplaceable natural resources is called development.





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Sheila Landry (scrollgirl)

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#1 posted 12-07-2012 12:40 PM

This is just beautiful! What a classic piece! Love it!

Sheila :)

-- Designer/Artist/Teacher. Owner of Sheila Landry Designs (http://www.sheilalandrydesigns.com) Scroll saw, wood working and painting patterns and surfaces. "Knowledge is Power"

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Roger

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#2 posted 12-07-2012 12:42 PM

Very beautiful. That’s a whole bunch o turning there, Wow!

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe. Kentuk55@bellsouth.net

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Monte Pittman

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#3 posted 12-07-2012 12:43 PM

Awesome work

-- Mother Nature created it, I just assemble it.

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HorizontalMike

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#4 posted 12-07-2012 12:43 PM

Boy! If I ever get a lathe, a project like yours will be one of the first on the agenda! Wow! Well done!

-- HorizontalMike -- "Woodpeckers understand..."

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Grant Libramento

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#5 posted 12-07-2012 02:04 PM

Beautiful, classic sackback. “All cherry” makes it a challenge to build.

-- Grant, Tryon, NC

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Woodwrecker

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#6 posted 12-07-2012 02:39 PM

Wonderful work.
It came out beautifully.

-- Having fun...Eric

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Woodbridge

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#7 posted 12-07-2012 02:58 PM

beautiful chair, expertly constructed.

-- Peter, Woodbridge, Ontario

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Greg..the Cajun Box Sculptor

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#8 posted 12-07-2012 03:04 PM

Fantastic…building chairs is quite a challenge and you did a greaat job…!

-- If retiring is having the time to be able to do what you enjoy then I have always been retired.

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sras

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#9 posted 12-07-2012 03:57 PM

That looks fantastic! Great job on a challenging build.

-- Steve - Impatience is Expensive

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shipwright

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#10 posted 12-07-2012 05:35 PM

Very, very nice.

-- Paul M ..............If God wanted us to have fiberglass boats he would have given us fiberglass trees. http://prmdesigns.com/

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peteg

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#11 posted 12-07-2012 08:39 PM

Just fabulous Michelle, man there has been some work go into making this beautiful traditional piece of furniture.
You have a great range of skills :))
BTW… congratulations of the WOW cover of the day, well deserved
Pete

-- Pete G: If you always do what you always did you'll always get what you always got

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michelletwo

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#12 posted 12-07-2012 08:46 PM

thanks Pete..I was thrilled to recieve the acknowlegement.

-- We call the destruction of replaceable human made items vandalism, while the destruction of irreplaceable natural resources is called development.

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Loucarb

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#13 posted 12-07-2012 10:38 PM

Great job Michelle. I’m with Pete you do have a great range skills.

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oldnovice

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#14 posted 12-07-2012 10:52 PM

That is definitely a classic! Good wood and thanks for sharing it with us!

-- "I never met a board I didn't like!"

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MonteCristo

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#15 posted 12-08-2012 01:11 AM

Sweet ! Mike Dunbar eat your heart out !

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

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