Scrap wood chair

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Project by mdf posted 05-31-2008 11:37 PM 9603 views 8 times favorited 22 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Here is another Scrap wood project. Inspired by a chair from Italian Edra, however this chair is made from real scrap wood. I started out by making a basic frame from 1×4s and then added plywood pieces and other scraps. It was very fun to do and I didn’t have to cut straight and measure too much.

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#1 posted 05-31-2008 11:48 PM

cool – you could put a couple of those in (or just outside) the shop for relaxing or mentally troubleshooting out your next project.

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#2 posted 05-31-2008 11:51 PM

i love this chair it looks like it’s going to transform.

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#3 posted 06-01-2008 12:36 AM

Thats as original a piece as you can get! Really cool…I love it!


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#4 posted 06-01-2008 01:27 AM

Yo MDF… that, got a little of that guy John Cedarquist look about it…......and “green” too!!!!

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#5 posted 06-01-2008 01:29 AM

no need to measure twice and cut once…no measure and no cut…very original!!! there LITERALLY is a one of a kind chair…

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#6 posted 06-01-2008 01:32 AM

Great job. It looks great and you saved a little room in the landfill

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#7 posted 06-01-2008 01:59 AM


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#8 posted 06-01-2008 02:01 AM

I like it !

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#9 posted 06-01-2008 02:42 AM

Thank you so much …I needed a good laugh today !!!!

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#10 posted 06-01-2008 03:10 AM

Awesome! This will give me something to think about when filling my kindling boxes.

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#11 posted 06-01-2008 03:51 AM

That is great use of scrap wood scraps.. I like it.


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#12 posted 06-01-2008 04:10 AM

This certainly is one of the most unique chairs I have seen.

Nice use of scraps.

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#13 posted 06-01-2008 04:43 AM

ROFL! Now I know what to do with all the lil pieces I have left from projects. I am most impressed with the trim on the arms. I think you may have created some modern art there. One thing about it, I bet it dont move around in a wind storm ;)

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#14 posted 06-01-2008 07:58 AM

superb chair…it’s got real texture and design…like something out of museum of modern whatevers…excellent…and I’ll bet it’s comfortable in it’s own way…a few pillows and it’s a conversation piece.

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#15 posted 06-01-2008 12:57 PM

Awesome MDF! Could you share a set of the plans done in sketchup? :))

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