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Project by doorslammer posted 380 days ago 1428 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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DocSavage45

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#1 posted 380 days ago

Nice clean lines.

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#2 posted 380 days ago

Classic and contemporary all at the same time!

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#3 posted 380 days ago

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

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#4 posted 380 days ago

Great work!

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#5 posted 380 days ago

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

-- Jeremy, in the Acadian forests

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doorslammer

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#6 posted 380 days ago

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 380 days ago

nice..rather danish modern…thanks for sharing

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#8 posted 380 days ago

This is a good looking chair. Nice work.

helluvawreck aka Charles
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#9 posted 380 days ago

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

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Canadian Woodworks

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#10 posted 380 days ago

beauty

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#11 posted 380 days ago

Very very pretty.

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#12 posted 380 days ago

Well done.

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#13 posted 380 days ago

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

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#14 posted 380 days ago

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

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Woodbridge

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#15 posted 380 days ago

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

-- Peter, Woodbridge, Ontario

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