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Cutu

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07-29-2010 10:17 PM

Topic tags/keywords: chair jobs produce production work wood furniture craftsmen craftsman design

Hello there,

I have been designing chairs for quite some time and now I ve finally managed to get some attention and have been asked to exhibit at an international fair.

I am looking for someone to produce my first prototypes in wood.

What is the best way to find someone who can produce it? Are there any websites were interested craftsmen promote themselves? Is anyone in this forum interested in producing it?

As you probably imagine, we are big time beginners when it comes to this industry so any help, contacts or suggestions are more than welcome.

If anyone is interested, the chair is simple with a geometrical theme hence I think its easy to produce (even though I might be overseeing something that more expert eyes can spot)

Anyway, thanks, and hope someone can help.


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a1Jim

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#1 posted 07-29-2010 10:26 PM

Hi Cutu welcome to Ljs
Depending were you located it might be somthing I could help with.

Jim

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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SCOTSMAN

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#2 posted 07-29-2010 10:29 PM

Well said Jims work is excellent so hopefully you can work it out Alistair

-- excuse my typing as I have a form of parkinsons disease

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jpwatson

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#3 posted 07-29-2010 10:30 PM

Hi Cutu. I make furniture and would be interested in helping. I’m in SE Michigan. Where are you located?

-- Ones' greatest strength is most often their greatest weakness.

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a1Jim

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#4 posted 07-29-2010 10:35 PM

Thanks Alistair

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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Dennisgrosen

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#5 posted 07-29-2010 11:12 PM

welcome to L J Cutu
I for sure can´t help you
but it all depending on that you can get one to do it
that is relative close to you , becourse there will be alot of comunication
whyle you and the maker has the chair infront of you
and then there is the fraight cost of the delivery

good luck with the project

Dennis

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CharlesNeil

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#6 posted 07-29-2010 11:19 PM

a1 Jim, it dont get any better..some maybe as good, but this guy is a1 , the name fits, and I know a craftsman when I see one, as Forrest said, thats all I go to say about this

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a1Jim

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#7 posted 07-29-2010 11:42 PM

Thanks Charles .In my most recent years I’ve been taught by the best.

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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