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Beautiful Half Lap 2x4 Dining Chair (July 2013)

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Beautiful Half Lap 2x4 Dining Chair (July 2013)
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I got a little sticker shock when pricing dining chairs recently so naturally I made my own. I went a little “high end” with these extravagant 2×4s and world class seat foam…Check it out! There is a full tutorial here

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





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AngieO

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#1 posted 362 days ago

Nice chair. And a much nicer price too. I’m glad you included the process of making the cushion in your video. I’ve never done any upholstering either so that was intimidating me from thinking I’d try this soon.

I’ve seen several things lately that require a tapered leg. I guess I need to make a tapering jig. But before I get ahead of myself… My next project is actually a shoji frame like yours. I was showing my mom your outdoor chairs and benches that I was getting ready to get supplies for, and we ran across your plans for the frame. Now she has me making her one. Thanks for sharing. The combination of sketch up plans, cut lists and videos makes it easier to make these items

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whitebeast88

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#2 posted 362 days ago

great chair jay,but you gotta slow down your building stuff i wanna build and my list keeps growing.lol.
thanks for the sketch up and the great video,informative as always.

-- Marty.Athens,AL

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Timthemailman

301 posts in 1361 days


#3 posted 362 days ago

Nice looking chair. Are you going to make a set of chair ? and what about a matching table? Thanks for showing the process of making your designs. and to quote whitebeast88 “you gotta slow down your building stuff i wanna build and my list keeps growing.lol.” Take care. Tim

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michelletwo

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#4 posted 362 days ago

all chairs look better with 2 cute pups! we all have $$$$ limits and do what we can with what we have..

-- We call the destruction of replaceable human made items vandalism, while the destruction of irreplaceable natural resources is called development.

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Roger

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#5 posted 362 days ago

Very stout, and nice upholster job.

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe. Kentuk55@bellsouth.net

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eddie

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#6 posted 361 days ago

great build

-- Jesus Is Alright with me

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Fishinbo

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#7 posted 359 days ago

It looks good and sturdy. Like the great design, joinery and wood choice. Thanks for sharing the great video and the beautiful photo.

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CFrye

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#8 posted 351 days ago

These turned out really well Jay. One of our ‘fine’ dining chairs is being repaired right now due to a front leg snapping off (and throwing the hubby to the floor-ouch). I don’t see that happening with these 2×4 chairs. There may be a set in the future at the Frye household. Thanks for sharing.

-- God bless, Candy

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