Daughters new chair

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Project by pimpson posted 04-17-2013 02:45 AM 1270 views 4 times favorited 12 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This project came about because my daughter is always tying to sit in our chairs in the house and none of them look all to comfortable. And any chair we saw in the stores was partical board. So may as well make something that can be passed down. it’s made out of bubinga left over from previous project finish is just blo in picture but will wax it later.

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#1 posted 04-17-2013 02:53 AM

Very nice. Has a kind of Nakashima/Maloof touch. Nice!

-- Andy Halewoodworker. You can't finish if you don't finish. So finish it, because finish is everything.

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#2 posted 04-17-2013 03:11 AM

Excellent little chair. Nice joinery and beautiful wood and I really like the look of this!

-- Tony C UAW, St Augustine FL, My high school shop teacher said "You can do it"... Now I can't stop!

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#3 posted 04-17-2013 03:57 AM

Really a nifty looking chair. Never saw that style before. Looks like your daughter is enjoying it. She may want a table to go with it.

-- Dave, Downers Grove, Il. -------- When you run out of ideas, start building your dreams.

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Dusty Travis

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#4 posted 04-17-2013 05:03 AM

Very nice chair!

-- Dusty, Phoenix

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#5 posted 04-17-2013 06:23 AM

beautiful chair for beautiful princess.

-- Dave -

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#6 posted 04-17-2013 10:29 AM

And for the category of “Dad of the Year”, the nominees are …

I remember the frustration my own kids displayed when nothing really fit. Lucky girl that her dad can set the world a little straighter. Great looking chair. Her kids will someday enjoy it equally

-- From such crooked wood as that which man is made of, nothing straight can be fashioned. Immanuel Kant

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#7 posted 04-17-2013 11:25 AM

HeyMikey! She LIKES IT!

I’d say she gives it two thumbs up!

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#8 posted 04-17-2013 01:15 PM

Not sure which is cuter, the chair or the customer! Great job.

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

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#9 posted 04-17-2013 03:45 PM

Cool design.
Could probably make another with a rocker bottom as well.
You’re definitely going to have to make a desk or table…... speaking from experience.
Great work.

-- I predict future happiness for Americans if they can prevent the government from wasting the labors of the people under the pretense of taking care of them ** Thomas Jefferson

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#10 posted 04-17-2013 07:38 PM

Sweet! Great build, nice design, great finish.

-- "I am a firm believer in the people. If given the truth, they can be depended upon to meet any national crisis. The point is to bring them the real facts." - Abraham Lincoln

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#11 posted 04-18-2013 04:27 PM

great looking little chair.

-- Peter, Woodbridge, Ontario

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#12 posted 04-18-2013 06:59 PM

Beautiful and comfy chair. Great design and build. Very lucky daughter. Will be a great family heirloom for sure.

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