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Project by CarvingCory posted 03-05-2013 04:35 AM 691 views 0 times favorited 5 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Hello again. This is another piece that I made in 2012. This is a reclaimed trunk that I was challenged to make into a chair by a good friend. I started by making an inner frame that secured the lid to the bottom of the trunk. Then I carved the legs out of some African Mahogany I had left over from another project. I wanted to give the legs an animalistic hoof look without being too obvious about it. I rigged the seat to come out so that the trunk could still be used for storage. Again, sorry for the lack of detail pictures. I know better for the future.
Hope you enjoy,
Cory





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Monte Pittman

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#1 posted 03-05-2013 01:44 PM

Welcome to LJ’s

Pretty cool project

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

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#2 posted 03-05-2013 02:17 PM

Very creative use of materials…..nice build

-- Buster, Ocoee TN (Critics are men who watch a battle from a high place then come down and shoot the survivors - Hemingway)

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#3 posted 03-07-2013 04:46 PM

Wonderful and unique chair. Like the design and the additional storage. Well done!

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#4 posted 03-07-2013 05:36 PM

Welcome to Lumberjocks. That’s unusual and very interesting. Nice work.

helluvawreck aka Charles
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#5 posted 07-09-2013 04:12 PM

Very cool! I like the way the buttons are different sizes. The legs are great too. Peg legs or cabriole style wouln’t have looked right.

-- “The easy confidence with which I know another man's religion is folly teaches me to suspect that my own is also.” ― Mark Twain

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