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Project by millforge posted 12-26-2012 04:40 AM 908 views 1 time favorited 4 comments Add to Favorites Watch

These children’s chairs were made for two new grandsons. They are the same patterns and dimensions as other I have posted previously.
The Windsor is basswood (seat) and red elm turnings.
The ladderback is maple with a woven seat of Red Elm bark.

Merry Christmas.

-- Art Shaw, woodworker, thinker, tool collector & tinkerer.





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a1Jim

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#1 posted 12-26-2012 05:26 AM

Very cool chair,nice work.

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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Jamie Speirs

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#2 posted 12-26-2012 11:22 AM

That is such a refreshing change, to see painted wood
Painting can really bring out the design of the chair and
enhance the joint structure.
I paint all my production prototypes as it means that I
can see the design without the wood.
Oops! The chairs look awesome.
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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#3 posted 12-26-2012 02:34 PM

Really cool. They should love them for many years

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

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Camero68

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#4 posted 12-26-2012 08:43 PM

Wonderful chairs! Great combinations of colors which brings out the beautiful design. Kids will love this.
Great job!

—www.sawblade.com

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