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Project by AVCWoodWorks2013 posted 461 days ago 1594 views 9 times favorited 8 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This build was fun. Easy materials to purchase and very comfortable too!! Also the fact that it is foldable is awesome.

-- "And remember, the most important safety rule is to wear these safety glasses." : Norm Abram





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prattman

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#1 posted 461 days ago

Very nice work, I have been wanting to make one of theese, I hope mine turns out as nice as yours !!!!

-- Everyone calls me Ed or Eddie , mom still calls me Edward if she is mad at me.

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Jamie Speirs

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#2 posted 461 days ago

Very clever design
Chair looks good.
Jamie

-- Who is the happiest of men? He who values the merits of others, and in their pleasure takes joy, even as though 'twere his own. --Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

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hoss12992

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#3 posted 461 days ago

Great job, very creative

-- The Old Rednek Workshop https://www.facebook.com/theoldrednekworkshoptn

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Bevy

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#4 posted 461 days ago

I have some wood just waiting for one of these chairs. Thanks for reminding me. I sat in one last summer and also thought it was comfortable.

-- Bevy - NH

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Paul59

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#5 posted 461 days ago

Great looking chairs! I’ve had a stack of wood set aside to make some of these for months. Hoping to get time to do it once the wedding is over.

-- "If you want to build a ship, don't drum up people to collect wood and don't assign them tasks and work, but rather, teach them to long for the sea." ~Antoine de Saint Exupery

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danoaz

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#6 posted 461 days ago

Great looking chair, but my first reaction was how does it hold up? I have a fat butt and I am not sure I could sit in that. HEHE.

-- "Simplicity and repose are the qualities that measure the true value of any work of art." Frank LLoyd Wright

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AVCWoodWorks2013

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#7 posted 461 days ago

Thanks!! I cant take credit because I saw the plans online. I made a change or two but you can find how to build one just search for kentucky stick chair on either google or there are some videos on youtube. I just bought the materials to make another one but this time instead of using U wire clips and galvanized wire, Im going to use threaded rod, locknuts, and washers. I think this could make it a little sturdier. Hope you guys make one and enjoy!!

danoaz: Im about 275 and this holds me up just fine. No worries!

-- "And remember, the most important safety rule is to wear these safety glasses." : Norm Abram

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JSB

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#8 posted 448 days ago

I have seen a lot of these but never tried the build. I just has that complicated project look to it lol. Glad to see another LJ close to home. Keep em coming Matt!

-- Jay - http://www.jayscustomcreations.com or http://www.woodworkingwithsketchup.com

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