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Project by Cedarman posted 359 days ago 1168 views 10 times favorited 10 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I have been building cedar furniture for going on three years now, as you probably know there is nothing worse than putting many hours into a project only for it to be useless due to improper design or failing joinery. The best thing to do is stop and ask your fellow woodworkers for valuable, timesaving information that may bring new ideas to light. Getting ready to build a new bar set, I need help with the design. looking for criticism??

-- Adam, Ridgeway,Va www.blackfeatherfurniture.com





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NaptownWood

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#1 posted 359 days ago

Bars must have foot rails, even in the chairs do—In my opinion. I hate bars with out them. some bars now also put little purse or coat hangers under the lip. I also like the built in beer top popper screwed into the side, but with a rare earth magnet counter sunk in through the rear, just behind and underneath the popper, so the beer cap sticks to it when you pop it off.

-- Witty signature line still pending

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jaykaypur

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#2 posted 359 days ago

You don’t need any criticism from me. I think you are and have done a marvelous job on these sets. Love the way the chair legs are canted. They look great.

-- Use it up, Wear it out --------------- Make it do, Or do without!

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DocSavage45

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#3 posted 359 days ago

Wondering what type of suggestion you are looking for as jaykaypur said they look great!

-- Cau Haus Designs, Thomas J. Tieffenbacher

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robscastle

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#4 posted 359 days ago

How about my suggestion of

don’t touch or change a thing thank you.!!

-- Regards Robert

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robscastle

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#5 posted 359 days ago

Hey I just checked out your workshop

So a suggestionis in order.
close it down, way too big ,no flowers around the outside

-- Regards Robert

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Woodendeavor

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#6 posted 359 days ago

Have you looked at changing the direction of the back boards? The chairs look great, love the curved legs.

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NaptownWood

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#7 posted 359 days ago

I had another thought, and the others are right, they are surely pretty enough already. Im just trying to think functionality…

All your pics are outside, so maybe add a spot at one end or both, to put in one of those big umbrellas for some shade.

-- Witty signature line still pending

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Surfside

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#8 posted 359 days ago

Those are marvelous work! You’re on the right track! Just keep it up.

-- "someone has to be wounded for others to be saved, someone has to sacrifice for others to feel happiness, someone has to die so others could live"

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Todd Barrone

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#9 posted 358 days ago

You need help why?? You make some nice looking stuff.

-- "Courage is being scared to death but saddling up anyway" John Wayne https://www.facebook.com/BarroneContracting

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Ken90712

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#10 posted 357 days ago

Great work….

-- Ken, "Everyday above ground is a good day!"

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