White oak chair, Danish style

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Project by jcsterling posted 03-15-2013 05:25 PM 3011 views 17 times favorited 17 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Danish modern style chair done in quarter sawn white oak. Finished in Odies oil.

-- John , Central PA , on facebook:!/pages/JC-Sterling-fine-furniture/104430802928776

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#1 posted 03-15-2013 05:37 PM

Nice. Smooth looking.

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

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#2 posted 03-15-2013 05:46 PM

I’m back in the 50’s! Nice piece!

-- Cau Haus Designs, Thomas J. Tieffenbacher

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#3 posted 03-15-2013 05:50 PM

That looks great, I love it! Nice work

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#4 posted 03-15-2013 06:17 PM

Awesome Chair!!

-- James

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#5 posted 03-15-2013 06:35 PM

really nice chair john, i like the style…hows the shop, i did a clean up in mine yesterday and it still need a few days of more, but i had to do work so …its a never ending battle…

-- GRIZZMAN ...[''''']

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#6 posted 03-15-2013 07:21 PM

nice chair. it’s always nice to see your work in the background too :)

can you tell a bit more about the upholstery? did you do it yourself? are they store bought cushions that you designed around…?

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#7 posted 03-16-2013 12:20 AM

AaronK I did not do the upholstry. I went to a fabric center with intentions to get two fabrics but ended up with 3…
Monte,Doc,Joe,Knot,Grizzzzzz, Aaron thank you for the nice comments.

Grizz you will be happy to know that the shop has been cleaned up quite a bit. got rid of lots and lots of scrap and did a bit of organizing. I agree it is a never ending battle.

-- John , Central PA , on facebook:!/pages/JC-Sterling-fine-furniture/104430802928776

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#8 posted 03-16-2013 01:00 AM

Nice. They look really good together – it’s interesting that they are all different but coordinated.

My plan is to one day build a couch, so I’m curious about peoples’ takes on upholstery.

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#9 posted 03-16-2013 01:11 AM

I spent quite a bit of time choosing the fabric, I knew the look I wanted to create. What is funny is that I orginally thought the green and white was going to be my favorite but the way the orange brown blue lights up the oak made that one my favorite. I do feel the bottom cushion should have been 3” foam instead of the 4” but hindsight is 20/20.

-- John , Central PA , on facebook:!/pages/JC-Sterling-fine-furniture/104430802928776

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#10 posted 03-16-2013 04:45 AM

great looking chair. I really like the picture of the side view. It shows the style of the chair really well.

-- Peter, Woodbridge, Ontario

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#11 posted 03-16-2013 11:30 AM

Thats a great chair. Hopefully in a couple of months I’ll have some questions for you. Thank you for posting.

-- Dan, Naperville IL, I.G.N.

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#12 posted 03-16-2013 01:21 PM

Very very good looking chair.

-- Thor and Odin are still the greatest of Gods.

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#13 posted 03-16-2013 04:25 PM

Great job!


-- by Lee A. Jesberger

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#14 posted 03-17-2013 12:17 AM

nice craftsmanship and design

-- Greg Simon

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#15 posted 03-27-2013 02:35 PM

Beautiful chair.

-- Odysseus -- "No man is an island"

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