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this is being built as a gift for Jaynie, my wifes daughter in Australiait is small to save on shipping cost (haha!)i used walnut with a mink oil finish (boot waterproofer)
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mini walnut chair
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#1 posted 07-23-2008 07:16 PM
looks very cool,what are the measurments?
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#2 posted 07-23-2008 07:26 PM
5 inches high i’ll post another picture when finished
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#3 posted 07-23-2008 07:37 PM
Roy, that is cool as heck! Did you carve the pieces to this or use another method?
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#4 posted 07-23-2008 08:25 PM
Wow This is really cool! I like itThanks for posting.PEACE!!!
-- Allison, Northeastern Ca. Remember, Amateurs built the Ark. Professionals built the Titanic!
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#5 posted 07-23-2008 08:37 PM
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#6 posted 07-23-2008 09:12 PM
i ruff cut it on a small bandsaw and used a pocket knife and small files and sandpaper to get the finished shape i have just put my finish on it , mink oil that i use for my boots, it is sitting on the hood of my 74 FORD truck in the sun to heat up the oil so it will soak in i will have a picture of the finished chair tommorrow
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#7 posted 07-24-2008 12:00 AM
I really love that little guy. It looks sturdy enough to make the trip to your wifes daughter in Australia
-- Kip Northern Illinois ( If you don't know where your goin any road will take you there) George Harrison
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#8 posted 07-24-2008 05:38 AM
It looks like Gargie and Ken are getting a new peice of furniture.
-- Brian, Lebanon PA, If you aren’t having fun doing it, find something else to do.
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#9 posted 03-04-2009 03:45 AM
Seen the finished shot and was surprised it is just about 4” X 5”. Very nice project and I like the finish colour.Great work!
-- masrol, kuala lumpur, MY.
#10 posted 03-04-2009 03:52 AM
the finish is mink oil that you put on your boots to waterproof themused east Tn. black walnut
#11 posted 03-04-2009 04:15 AM
Thanks Roy for finish info.
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