|Project by ShannonRogers||posted 08-14-2008 04:20 AM||1393 views||4 times favorited||15 comments|
This one took me a while to complete. While I have built this chair before it was alway from a kit of sorts where the bending has already been done. This time around I built this chair from tree to chair. The woods are Red oak for the arm and bow as well as the spindles. Poplar for the seat and Hard Maple for the turnings. I also decided to go with a natural wood finish instead of the traditional milk paint that you see on Windsors. I think the finishing process might have taken longer than the actual build. I detailed the finishing schedule on my blog in three parts starting here.
Special thanks again to Marc Spagnuolo for turning me on to water based dyes.
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