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Walnut Craftsman-style sofa with Moorish influence

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Project by Loren posted 02-15-2013 04:43 AM 2463 views 7 times favorited 10 comments Add to Favorites Watch
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I built a pair of these many years ago. This sort of thing is really all about the wood and surfaces and the play of light. Technically this sofa is not hard to build. The mass of the wood is nice. Finish is shellac and wax.





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cnarf

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#1 posted 02-15-2013 10:48 AM

It is beautiful.

-- cnarf, Ireland

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#2 posted 02-15-2013 10:56 AM

Very nice looking work

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

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#3 posted 02-15-2013 01:35 PM

Really nice, unique design too.

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#4 posted 02-15-2013 03:00 PM

nice looking

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#5 posted 02-15-2013 04:21 PM

A unique design well done.

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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#6 posted 03-25-2013 10:41 PM

Nice job. It has a simple & elegant look about it. What species of wood did you use? Do you have a picture of the front?

-- Darrell, making more sawdust than I know what to do with

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Loren

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#7 posted 03-26-2013 06:32 AM

Walnut… whatever particular variety I can get in Los Angeles.
Kiln dried… unsteamed I think.

I’ll have to look for a front pic… it’s just a straight board like
on the back.

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Loren

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#8 posted 03-28-2013 12:29 AM

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#9 posted 03-28-2013 12:39 AM

Beautiful workmanship. Where did you get the plans?

-- Measure twice and cut once.....Steve Lien

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Loren

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#10 posted 03-28-2013 12:48 AM

No plans. I just made sketches until I got an idea I liked.

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