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Project by Zuki posted 07-28-2008 12:45 AM 6506 views 3 times favorited 17 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is my entry into the 2008 LJ Woodworking Awards – One Man’s Junk.

You can read my blog at – http://lumberjocks.com/jocks/Zuki/blog/5123

It started with the junk . . .

A model . . .

And a hunk of poplar . . .

And became my wife’s new office chair.

NOTE – I have opted to not apply a finish at this point in time. Staining or painting may be in the chair’s future.

-- BLOG - http://www.colorfulcanary.com/search/label/Zuki





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Russel

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#1 posted 07-28-2008 12:52 AM

Now that’s a chair. I’m sure the wife will be quite comfy.

-- Working at Woodworking http://www.VillageLaneFurniture.com

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CharlieM1958

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#2 posted 07-28-2008 02:39 AM

Great entry for the contest, Zuki!

-- Charlie M. "Woodworking - patience = firewood"

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GaryK

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#3 posted 07-28-2008 03:30 AM

Very nice save! Great job.

-- Gary - Never pass up the opportunity to make a mistake look like you planned it that way - Tyler, TX

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trifern

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#4 posted 07-28-2008 03:56 AM

Nice project Zuki. Thank you for sharing.

-- My favorite piece is my last one, my best piece is my next one.

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brianinpa

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#5 posted 07-28-2008 03:56 AM

Zuki,
Great job, the final product looks great.

-- Brian, Lebanon PA, If you aren’t having fun doing it, find something else to do.

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miles125

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#6 posted 07-28-2008 04:26 AM

Looks very nice!

-- "The way to make a small fortune in woodworking- start with a large one"

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Dan'um Style

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#7 posted 07-28-2008 05:08 AM

nice work … great save

-- keeping myself entertained ... Humor and fun lubricate the brain

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cajunpen

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#8 posted 07-28-2008 05:35 AM

Great looking chair – the replacement looks much nicer than the original.

-- Bill - "Suit yourself and let the rest be pleased." http://www.cajunpen.com/

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sharad

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#9 posted 07-28-2008 11:14 AM

Wonderful chair and excellent use of junk. Get some cusion material also from junk to make the chair more comfortable. Good entry and wish u get the award.
Sharad

-- “If someone feels that they had never made a mistake in their life, then it means they have never tried a new thing in their life”.-Albert Einstein

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Dick, & Barb Cain

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#10 posted 07-28-2008 05:34 PM

Excellent!

You put an awful lot of effort into this chair.

You deserve some sort of reward for this.

Good Luck!

-- -** You are never to old to set another goal or to dream a new dream ****************** Dick, & Barb Cain, Hibbing, MN. http://www.woodcarvingillustrated.com/gallery/member.php?uid=3627&protype=1

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Zuki

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#11 posted 07-28-2008 10:31 PM

Thanks all. It was fun and a learning experience indeed.

-- BLOG - http://www.colorfulcanary.com/search/label/Zuki

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jeanmarc

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#12 posted 07-29-2008 09:39 PM

Looks very nice!Great looking chair

-- jeanmarc manosque france

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#13 posted 07-29-2008 09:50 PM

great work

-- making sawdust....

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relic

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#14 posted 08-02-2008 08:57 PM

The chair turned out great.

-- Andy Stark

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#15 posted 08-02-2008 09:40 PM

amazing.
very “artsy” I think…. especially with the story that goes with it

-- ~ Debbie, Canada (https://www.facebook.com/DebbiePribeleENJOConsultant)

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