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Project by farmerdude posted 307 days ago 1025 views 8 times favorited 15 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Haven’t posted in a while, thought I should get at it. These are a few of the chairs my wife and I built over the summer. We sold a total of 16 this year, on consignment at a store that is only open for a few months during tourist season. They are made of white cedar, cut on my fathers woodlot, and milled on my sawmill (that’s what I call local, made in Maine furniture). The plans came from Woodcraft. After final sanding they received three coats of Spar Urethane. Sorry there are no in progress pics., but time was scarce. Any comments welcome, thanks for looking.

-- Jeff in central Me.

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#1 posted 307 days ago

They look great Jeff,I’m glad your having success in the market place .

-- Custom furniture

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#2 posted 307 days ago

Those sure are pretty, thanks for sharing.

-- On the eighth day God was back in His woodworking shop! SteveW

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#3 posted 307 days ago

Its a whole herd of chairs. I have always wanted to build one of those Jeff… maybe you can talk me through it someday. Nice build buddy and a super deal that they are selling so well…Good job

-- Buster, Ocoee TN (Critics are men who watch a battle from a high place then come down and shoot the survivors - Hemingway)

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#4 posted 307 days ago

Thanks Jim, and Steve. Buster, nothing to it, I’d be glad to help anytime. If you ever find yourself wandering around up in this neck of the woods just drop in and we’ll see what we can create, thanks buddy.

-- Jeff in central Me.

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#5 posted 307 days ago

Your rockers are rockin.

-- What one man can do, another man can also do.

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#6 posted 307 days ago

Great job love these chairs. Well done.

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

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#7 posted 307 days ago

Nice looking chairs. They look clean, and well built.
I especially like that you took the process from tree to finished product.

-- Steve--

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#8 posted 307 days ago

I’m relaxed just looking at them! Great job!

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#9 posted 307 days ago

Great job, and love the design

-- The Old Rednek Workshop

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#10 posted 306 days ago

Thanks everyone.

-- Jeff in central Me.

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#11 posted 305 days ago

Oh you been building up at camp, Chairs look right out Straight. Disel Southern Maine.

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#12 posted 302 days ago

Great looking and well made chairs, no wonder they sell well. Like the pretty white cedar and finish. Great work!

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#13 posted 261 days ago

Wow – those are beautiful. I’d love to see you and your wife include photos of the projects in the making. Love to see what you did to create your projects. Neat that the wood comes from you family’s farm.

-- Harold

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#14 posted 261 days ago

hjt, I really should take more pics., and also post more projects. I have many, many projects that I haven’t posted, I guess I’m just lazy. I will try to do better. It just seems strange to me that people are interested in what I make, lumberjocks are amazing people. Thank you for the nice comments on all my projects.

-- Jeff in central Me.

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#15 posted 261 days ago

Jeff – I agree, LJ is a wonderful place. I’ve been a member for over 4 years and it never ceases to amaze me with the wealth and willingness of knowledge that is shared.

-- Harold

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