Kids chair with marble race back.

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Project by ericspaw posted 03-10-2013 12:42 AM 2428 views 16 times favorited 10 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I built this chair as a prototype for one I intend to give to the school for their fundraiser. It is based on the design from Jeff Miller’s book on children’s furniture. Made from walnut that I had laying around. I finished it with Tru-oil a product that gun guys seem to like.

Can’t figutre out how to rotate the picture. It is correct on my computer.

-- I keep cutting and it is still too short.

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#1 posted 03-10-2013 12:53 AM

Cute idea.

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#2 posted 03-10-2013 02:52 AM

great chair,love the design.

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#3 posted 03-10-2013 04:59 AM

I love it!

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#4 posted 03-10-2013 05:28 AM

Thats great! I’d love to do that

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#5 posted 03-10-2013 06:18 AM

I think that’s awesome.

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#6 posted 03-10-2013 04:59 PM

Took me a minute to figure out the “marble race back” meant …. I LOVE THIS! Great idea!

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#7 posted 03-11-2013 01:18 PM

I love the look of the chair and the idea with a marble track. Could you also make one that had the marble travel to one of the front legs then to the other side and back to the other back leg or so?

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#8 posted 03-11-2013 07:42 PM

Very clever!

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#9 posted 03-12-2013 02:02 PM

Hi Eric,
if you look at the pictures in your album
Select the picture and right click it will give you a drop down menu
and select right or left
Hope this helps

Great Chair

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#10 posted 03-13-2013 01:22 PM

Looks great and fun to use kid’s chair. Unique and very interesting design.

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