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Set of 8 Sam Maloof inspired dining chairs.
2 tiger maples, 2 cherry, 2 black walnut, & 2 straight maple. 6 captain chairs and 2 armless chairs (not pictured).
Mar 22, 2014
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#1 posted 03-22-2014 04:25 PM
Very nice, that had to be a lot of work! You must be a blackbelt with a rasp after all that work:)
-- Paul--- Creativity is allowing yourself to make mistakes. Art is knowing which ones to keep. — Scott Adams
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#2 posted 03-22-2014 04:37 PM
I have a set of Two of the Walnut chairs In Process…I got hung up… getting hit by sawdust in lungs…Real Gun Shy to sand it anymore…
I have to figure a better way to sand, etc.
Lungs are better! Thank God!
Nice bunch of chairs you made! :)
What kind of sanders, etc. do you use for dust control?
-- 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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#3 posted 03-22-2014 05:01 PM
Excellent, Top of the line, great work.
-- Soli Deo gloria!
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#4 posted 03-22-2014 05:18 PM
Great work – quantity and quality. Well done.
-- Rod - Oregon
#5 posted 03-22-2014 05:51 PM
Tinnman – a good set of Liogier rasps is the secret, great investment.
Joe – Festool Rotex RO90 with a Mini dust collector works great. I also wear alot of dust masks.
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#6 posted 03-22-2014 06:00 PM
Excellent job. These are on my list as well.
Joe, get the best dust mask you can afford. Woodworking is wonderful, but protect your lungs.
-- Mother Nature created it, I just assemble it.
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#7 posted 03-22-2014 06:53 PM
I would love to see the armless chairs. I’m looking myself in the next couple of years at building a table with a set of maloof style chairs and I haven’t seen many maloof style armless chairs so I’d love to see what you did.
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#8 posted 03-22-2014 09:01 PM
Stunning! Particularly love the Walnut.
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#9 posted 03-22-2014 09:07 PM
all of the chairs look fabulous
-- Peter, Woodbridge, Ontario
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#10 posted 03-22-2014 09:32 PM
Beautiful work. mine took only 6 months to make for a set of four, I can only imagine the amount of work that you put in these.
-- wood maestro....... Be Well, Do good work, and Stay in touch
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#11 posted 03-22-2014 10:14 PM
Excellent build on the chairs. I love them all. Also on my bucket list.
-- Steve, South Carolina, http://www.finewoodworkingofsc.com
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#12 posted 03-22-2014 11:15 PM
beautiful chairs – great work!
-- Greg Simon
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#13 posted 03-23-2014 12:10 AM
Those are all just beautiful. You certainly have mastered the Maloof style chairs and rockers.
-- " I'll try to be nicer, if you'll try to be smarter" gfadvm
#14 posted 03-23-2014 01:19 AM
Monte Pittman and yellowtruck75
I am using THIS 3m Mask... With THESE Filters...
I think my main problem(s) were:
1. My vacuum hose to the sander was NOT very good.
2. When done, I took the Mask OFF TOO SOON.
Is this a good mask / filter to use?I tried to get the best I could find.
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#15 posted 03-23-2014 01:45 AM
wow! Enjoy them!
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