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This build was fun. Easy materials to purchase and very comfortable too!! Also the fact that it is foldable is awesome.
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#1 posted 04-25-2013 03:20 AM
Very nice work, I have been wanting to make one of theese, I hope mine turns out as nice as yours !!!!
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#2 posted 04-25-2013 04:20 AM
Very clever designChair looks good.Jamie
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#3 posted 04-25-2013 05:09 AM
Great job, very creative
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#4 posted 04-25-2013 10:21 AM
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.
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#5 posted 04-25-2013 01:21 PM
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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#6 posted 04-25-2013 02:44 PM
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
#7 posted 04-25-2013 04:02 PM
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!
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#8 posted 05-08-2013 01:54 AM
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
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