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"Silya ni Pedro"

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Project by Benji Reyes posted 02-22-2014 04:22 AM 3860 views 24 times favorited 46 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Just finished another of my “Silya ni Pedro”.

legs: yakal
back splat: steam bent balayong
crown: curly molave
bottom stretchers: dungon
base: ipil

The seat is hand gouged (seat and bottom) from a 4” thick narra slab. All dowels are raised and rounded off. I wanted the piece to be more tactile.

All woods used are reclaimed as with all of my projects.

Have a great weekend guys!

-- Benji Reyes, Antipolo, Philippines, http://www.facebook.com/pages/Benji-Reyes/88321902103?ref=ts





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Karson

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#1 posted 02-22-2014 04:32 AM

Benji; A beautiful creation

-- I've been blessed with a father who liked to tinker in wood, and a wife who lets me tinker in wood. Southern Delaware karson_morrison@bigfoot.com †

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Nindwood

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#2 posted 02-22-2014 04:36 AM

Wow, awesome design. Love the way it all works together. The details and finish are fantastic.Cheers.

-- Narinder, Calgary, Ab. http://www.trimandcraft.ca/

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Belg1960

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#3 posted 02-22-2014 04:40 AM

Another stunning creation, with your usual flair. Fantastic work.

-- ***Pat*** Rookie woodworker looking for an education!!!

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Joe Lyddon

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#4 posted 02-22-2014 04:43 AM

Yes!

Another Great Creation to add to your collection…

Really COOL lines… Looks very comfortable too!

Very nice…

Thank you very much!

-- Have Fun! Joe Lyddon - Alta Loma, CA USA - Home: http://www.WoodworkStuff.net ... My Small Gallery: http://www.ncwoodworker.net/pp/showgallery.php?ppuser=1389&cat=500"

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#5 posted 02-22-2014 04:48 AM

Fantastic work Great Design You have great skill & Vision High quality finnish I Love it Well done !

-- BAZZ, WINDSOR UK A workshop is not a luxury . We need it to preserve our sanity in this frantic world we live in. A place to be at peace.

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#6 posted 02-22-2014 05:12 AM

Wow, what a beautiful chair Benji, excellent craftsmanship. I have never heard of any of those woods but they are beautiful. thanks for sharing.

-- Dave.......Keep calm and make more sawdust....

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DocSavage45

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#7 posted 02-22-2014 05:15 AM

Benji,

I’m singing the praises of the chorus for the master of woods that are exotic to me! David Savage should include you in his next “Furniture with Soul” book. Nice delicate crafted lines preserving the nature of the woods. Tough act dude!

Working and playing. LOL!

-- Cau Haus Designs, Thomas J. Tieffenbacher

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#8 posted 02-22-2014 06:27 AM

Awesome work. You must be recovering form the typhoon, eh?

-- Bob in WW ~ "some old things are lovely, warm still with life ... of the forgotten men who made them." - D.H. Lawrence

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#9 posted 02-22-2014 06:28 AM

Another winner great design.

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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#10 posted 02-22-2014 06:46 AM

Awesome work

-- Vince

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#11 posted 02-22-2014 07:16 AM

Definitely a statement piece! This looks like it could walk away while you are sitting in it. Very nicely done.

-- "They who dream by day are cognizant of many things which escape those who dream only by night." ~ Edgar Allan Poe

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#12 posted 02-22-2014 08:32 AM

SUPERB. MI FAVORITE.

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#13 posted 02-22-2014 11:39 AM

BEAUTIFUL!!!

-- Nick, Virginia, http://www.etsy.com/shop/NONICKSWOOD

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#14 posted 02-22-2014 12:06 PM

Beautiful

-- Chris, http://www.youtube.com/CMRwoodworks , FACEBOOK: http://www.facebook.com/cmrwoodworks1 , Proverbs 16:9

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#15 posted 02-22-2014 12:36 PM

Sweet Design Benji , it must have taken some time to build!

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