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Project by Joe Davis posted 05-28-2013 01:43 AM 1330 views 1 time favorited 15 comments Add to Favorites Watch

So this is my 1st chair i have ever made.
it is a gift for my wife
i used walnut with purple heart plugs and i have to say it was allot of fun.
sorry about the poor lighting





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SteveGaskins

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#1 posted 05-28-2013 01:56 AM

Great build. I love the Maloof chairs. Did you have plans?

-- Steve, South Carolina, http://www.finewoodworkingofsc.com

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#2 posted 05-28-2013 02:12 AM

nice!

-- Joel

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slotman

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#3 posted 05-28-2013 02:16 AM

Wow! Beautiful!!

-- Roger

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#4 posted 05-28-2013 02:27 AM

Looks great. Get ready to make more, because everybody wants you to make them a few.

-- wood maestro....... Be Well, Do good work, and Stay in touch

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rrww

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#5 posted 05-28-2013 03:07 AM

Great looking chair I bet it sits nice!

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#6 posted 05-28-2013 04:18 AM

Beautiful chair. would be great to see some assembly and shaping photos? Thanks for posting. You’re a natural, that chair is just awesome!

-- mike c

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#7 posted 05-28-2013 09:52 AM

Looks great. Must have been a lot of work…..

-- Dreaming patterns

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Joe Davis

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#8 posted 05-28-2013 10:56 AM

Thank you everyone.
I did have templates.
70% of the work is hand shaping with rasps

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SPalm

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#9 posted 05-28-2013 06:34 PM

Wow – very nice.
That walnut just looks delicious.
Someday I might try one of these, and use yours for an inspiration.

First chair? Yikes….
Steve

-- -- I'm no rocket surgeon

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#10 posted 05-28-2013 06:34 PM

great looking chair. It looks very nicely shaped.

-- Peter, Woodbridge, Ontario

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#11 posted 05-29-2013 01:42 AM

For a first chair, you kind of just dive into the deep end! Great result – a treasure for years to come.

-- Steve - Impatience is Expensive

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#12 posted 05-29-2013 01:59 AM

I never believed in baby steps
I just got up and ran

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#13 posted 08-22-2013 02:56 AM

First chair? That is amazing.

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

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#14 posted 09-01-2013 03:15 PM

It looks even better in person. :-)

-- Rick in Myrtle Beach, SC

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#15 posted 09-01-2013 03:50 PM

Joe, this char is so nice. You’ve don a great job on it.

helluvawreck aka Charles
http://woodworkingexpo.wordpress.com

-- If a man does not keep pace with his companions, perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer. Let him step to the music which he hears, however measured or far away. Henry David Thoreau

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