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Project by doorslammer posted 06-25-2013 02:11 AM 1526 views 16 times favorited 21 comments Add to Favorites Watch

The idea for this chair was to use bent laminations to create a sleek and modern lounge chair. The seating position is low and relaxed without being too reclined for reading or conversation. The backrest is curved in both the width and height to provide nice support. The seat and back are woven in a traditional shaker tape, which compliments the contemporary design. Finished with a satin oil/varnish and edges have been softly eased.

-- Aaron in TN -http://www.amwellsfurniture.com





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#1 posted 06-25-2013 02:20 AM

Nice clean lines.

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#2 posted 06-25-2013 02:23 AM

Classic and contemporary all at the same time!

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#3 posted 06-25-2013 05:50 AM

what a great chair design and build! I love it!

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#4 posted 06-25-2013 08:14 AM

Great work!

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#5 posted 06-25-2013 10:05 AM

gorgeous chair. I’m curious about how the back is attached to the back leg – mortise and tenon?

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#6 posted 06-25-2013 11:48 AM

Yes, back is attached to the leg with a double mortise and tenon. Lots of meticulous fitting to get all the angles right and to get everything to come together sweetly.

-- Aaron in TN -http://www.amwellsfurniture.com

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#7 posted 06-25-2013 02:27 PM

nice..rather danish modern…thanks for sharing

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#8 posted 06-25-2013 02:29 PM

This is a good looking chair. Nice work.

helluvawreck aka Charles
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#9 posted 06-25-2013 02:34 PM

I can picture this chair sitting on the deck overlooking the ocean. Looks very nice.

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#10 posted 06-25-2013 06:02 PM

beauty

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#11 posted 06-25-2013 07:06 PM

Very very pretty.

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#12 posted 06-25-2013 07:38 PM

Well done.

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#13 posted 06-25-2013 11:29 PM

Beautiful , Love the design . What is the back and seat material.

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#14 posted 06-26-2013 12:24 AM

Beautiful chair,the white seats look great with that wood. The pictures are fantastic also.

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#15 posted 06-26-2013 01:04 AM

that is a beautiful chair! sleek, elegant, and very comfortable looking.

-- Peter, Woodbridge, Ontario

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