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Project by bones posted 489 days ago 1201 views 8 times favorited 12 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I told my wife I would build her a new dinning room table and chairs if she would get rid of the old one. She has that hoarder mentality and can’t get rid of anything. The next day she gave it to my nephew who just got married. This is one of the six walnut chairs for the new one. Any suggestions on a table stye and wood to match it. If you like this design the original plans can be bought along with a very good instruction dvd from scott morrison

-- bones





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Monte Pittman

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#1 posted 489 days ago

Great chairs

Since they are somewhat Nakashima style, that’s where I would go with the table.

-- Mother Nature created it, I just assemble it. - It's not ability that we often lack, but the patience to use our ability

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Sandra

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#2 posted 489 days ago

I don’t know much about design, but I’m thinking rectangular table with the corners rounded off. Simple clean lines and tapered legs.

Nice chair by the way.

-- No, I don't want to buy the pink hammer.

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Mean_Dean

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#3 posted 489 days ago

Great looking chair! I love walnut, and your chair makes great use of it!

As for table designs, you might also try Tage Frid. I think he has a chair design similar to yours, and he also designed a couple of dining tables that you might be interested in.

-- Dean

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Surfside

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#4 posted 489 days ago

That is pretty cool! You’ve created a very functional project. Incredible. That’s a champion. Real nice.

-- "someone has to be wounded for others to be saved, someone has to sacrifice for others to feel happiness, someone has to die so others could live"

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Woodbridge

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#5 posted 489 days ago

Great looking chairs. I love to make three legged chairs and yours are beautiful, Great design and shape, beautiful wood and finish. I love the tapered and curved stretchers.

-- Peter, Woodbridge, Ontario

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Tango

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#6 posted 489 days ago

Very nice chair! I like the flowing lines. Congrats!
Regarding the table I would suggest a very simple rectangular tempered glass top over a matching walnut base. Those chairs are too nice to be “covered” by a solid table top.

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DocSavage45

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#7 posted 489 days ago

VERY NICE! Has a danish modern feel? I’m thinking you might continue the three legged theme? Triangulated table w/sides two hold two chairs each? Might require more floor space than you have? Rectangle shape would fit narrower room.

-- Cau Haus Designs, Thomas J. Tieffenbacher

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Craftsman on the lake

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#8 posted 488 days ago

I LOVE the design. Favorited for the future.

-- The smell of wood, coffee in the cup, the wife let's me do my thing, the lake is peaceful.

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ScottMorrison

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#9 posted 488 days ago

Great design. Where’d you get it?

-- Scott Morrison, Montana, http://www.finewoodworker.com

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bones

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#10 posted 488 days ago

I bought your dvd and plans scott and changed them just a bit hope you like the changes. My bad should have gave you credit where credit is do. Wil fix that. Also thank you it is hard for my wife and I to decide on furniture are taste are very different and your design we both love

-- bones

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richardwootton

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#11 posted 488 days ago

Those are great chairs. I would look into a Nakashima or Maloof inspired design for the dining table.

-- Richard, Hot Springs, Ar -- Galoot In Training

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ScottMorrison

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#12 posted 487 days ago

Bones – I wasn’t trying to give you a hard time….I was just poking you in the ribs a little. You did a wonderful job and I love the changes you made (wish I had thought of them). Great work and very impressive skill and craftsmanship.

And thank you!

-- Scott Morrison, Montana, http://www.finewoodworker.com

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