LumberJocks

"Silya ni Pedro"

  • Advertise with us
Project by Benji Reyes posted 02-22-2014 04:22 AM 5155 views 25 times favorited 47 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





47 comments so far

View Karson's profile

Karson

35077 posts in 4151 days


#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 soon moving to Virginia karsonwm@gmail.com †

View Nindwood's profile

Nindwood

134 posts in 1433 days


#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/

View Belg1960's profile

Belg1960

1048 posts in 2815 days


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

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

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

View Joe Lyddon's profile

Joe Lyddon

9884 posts in 3802 days


#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"

View bazz135uk's profile

bazz135uk

624 posts in 1602 days


#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.

View aussiedave's profile

aussiedave

3114 posts in 1574 days


#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.......If at first you don’t succeed redefine success....

View DocSavage45's profile

DocSavage45

8242 posts in 2593 days


#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

View TopamaxSurvivor's profile

TopamaxSurvivor

17993 posts in 3426 days


#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

View a1Jim's profile (online now)

a1Jim

116078 posts in 3327 days


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

Another winner great design.

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

View Vince's profile

Vince

1138 posts in 3179 days


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

Awesome work

-- Vince

View mmh's profile

mmh

3672 posts in 3472 days


#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

View Sipi's profile

Sipi

16 posts in 1362 days


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

SUPERB. MI FAVORITE.

View nonickswood's profile

nonickswood

548 posts in 2137 days


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

BEAUTIFUL!!!

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

View Chris McDowell's profile

Chris McDowell

643 posts in 1903 days


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

Beautiful

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

View clarkey's profile

clarkey

465 posts in 2806 days


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

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

showing 1 through 15 of 47 comments

Have your say...

You must be signed in to post the comments.

DISCLAIMER: Any posts on LJ are posted by individuals acting in their own right and do not necessarily reflect the views of LJ. LJ will not be held liable for the actions of any user.

Latest Projects | Latest Blog Entries | Latest Forum Topics

HomeRefurbers.com