chair leg commission

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Project by pmelchman posted 11-28-2013 05:13 PM 1684 views 0 times favorited 7 comments Add to Favorites Watch

a lady was taking her daily walk and she noticed me working in the shop, she asked if I would take a look at a chair leg that was broken. BAM! one chair leg replacement.

-- Patrick

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#1 posted 11-28-2013 06:08 PM

Looks like the original to me. I always work with the garage door open (weather permitting), neighbors drop by and sometimes a stranger will stop and ask what I am doing. Got to meet a lot of my block neighbors this way.

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#2 posted 11-28-2013 09:53 PM

Nice save

-- Owen, Lethbridge, Alberta

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#3 posted 11-29-2013 02:53 AM

My garage usually ends up with 3-4 neighbors every time I open it. Great job!

-- If you don't work, you don't eat!.....Garland, TX

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#4 posted 11-29-2013 03:23 PM

Very nice.

-- It's all fun, Terry******N. Idaho

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#5 posted 11-30-2013 06:03 PM

Your chair leg looks great but I think I’m just as impressed (if not more) with how well you matched the finish. Good job.

-- Whatever you find to do with your hands, do it with all your might,... because there is no work in the grave...Ecclesiastes 9:10

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#6 posted 11-30-2013 06:20 PM


i can’t take all the credit…my wife does most of the finish work…she has an artist touch.

-- Patrick

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#7 posted 12-02-2013 10:38 PM

Hats off to you and your wife. It really does look like a perfect match.

-- "The doctor said I should drink more for my mental health. By the way, I now refer to myself as, The Doctor."

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