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Project by ringtail posted 08-22-2013 07:04 AM 1521 views 16 times favorited 9 comments Add to Favorites Watch
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This is my first chairs trying to develop a line to sell.





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RussInMichigan

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#1 posted 08-22-2013 11:01 AM

ringtail,

I really like this design.

They look like they would be very comfortable while still allowing you to get out of them without help, like so many Adirondack designs.

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quicksilver

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#2 posted 08-22-2013 06:32 PM

Sell to older folks that have trouble getting down/up into a chair.
Wish I had seen your chairs years ago.
Good work and great design.

-- Quicksilver

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Gary

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#3 posted 08-23-2013 01:34 AM

I, too, congratulate you for making the chairs reasonably easy for us old timers to get up out of.

Along those lines, I’d recommend against narrowing the armrests. (I’m also fat. ;-) I’d put the widening part of the arms (nice feature, btw) on the outside of the chair.

Nice work. Hope the business works out for you.

-- Cheers -- g

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ringtail

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#4 posted 08-23-2013 01:47 PM

Thanks Gary I to have been rather large for a long time. When I started the chair thing up I weighed in at 309# and now I am at 230#. I understand the arm size statement believe me. Ha-ha.

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Earlextech

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#5 posted 08-23-2013 02:17 PM

These are fantastic. Favorited!
What kind of finish will you apply?

-- Sam Hamory - The project is never finished until its "Finished"!

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ringtail

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#6 posted 08-24-2013 11:57 PM

I have used Spar Varnish, and I am now looking into Penofin oil stains. I have use Stain and Tung Oil.

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Fishinbo

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#7 posted 08-26-2013 04:36 PM

Wonderful chairs, like the design. It looks more comfortable and love the arm rests with cup holders. Great job!

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ringtail

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#8 posted 08-27-2013 12:43 AM

Thank you Jishinbo.

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WayneC

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#9 posted 08-27-2013 01:28 AM

Well done.

-- We must guard our enthusiasm as we would our life - James Krenov

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