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dakremer

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02-04-2011 12:00 AM

“The tlf08 chair by Tobias Labarque is made of beams of Padauk wood, assembled into the form of a lounge chair. The corners of each beam have been rounded off to provide comfort, and the tree rings are shown in plain view so that you can see the tree’s structure.” (www.design-milk.com, Feb 3, 2011)

Read more at Design Milk: http://design-milk.com/tlf08-chair-by-tobias-labarque/#ixzz1Cw4e1OR9

-- Hey you dang woodchucks, quit chucking my wood!!!!


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Bertha

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#1 posted 02-04-2011 12:01 AM

possibly an argument for an HVLP glue sprayer. God Bless you, my friend!

-- My dad and I built a 65 chev pick up.I killed trannys in that thing for some reason-Hog

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#2 posted 02-04-2011 12:11 AM

Notice the continuity of grain orientation… sweet.

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dakremer

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#3 posted 02-04-2011 12:13 AM

yeah I saw that too, Degoose. Talk about some setup time and planning!! I can only imagine how long this took to make!

-- Hey you dang woodchucks, quit chucking my wood!!!!

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#4 posted 02-04-2011 12:22 AM

Wonder how much glue was used in the making of that chair. Neat grain orientation had to be a fun project.

-- I don't make mistakes, I have great learning lessons, Greg

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#5 posted 02-04-2011 12:28 AM

I wonder how comfortable it is to sit on. But it’s pretty awesome.

-- Optimists are usually disappointed. Pessimists are either right or pleasantly surprised. I tend to be a disappointed pessimist.

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#6 posted 02-04-2011 12:46 AM

How long did it take to clean up the squeezeout so it wouldn’t show as splotches in the finish

Any guesses how many brads Norm would have used if making this?

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#7 posted 02-04-2011 01:04 AM

Dang it looks good, but its a oneplace only chair (beside its a showpiece)
think of how havey it most be to move :-)

take care
Dennis

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richgreer

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#8 posted 02-04-2011 01:39 AM

WOW! Can one normal person left it?

-- Rich, Cedar Rapids, IA - I'm a woodworker. I don't create beauty, I reveal it.

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#9 posted 02-04-2011 01:45 AM

the base could be hollow
save some wood
and weight

-- david - only thru kindness can this world be whole . If we don't succeed we run the risk of failure. Dan Quayle

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#10 posted 02-04-2011 02:14 AM

It would be a breeze gluing one layer at a time providing you could keep track of all the pieces now that would be the nightmare, maybe it has built in castors

-- God created wood that we may create. Trevor East Yorkshire UK

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dakremer

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#11 posted 02-04-2011 04:37 AM

Patron, I wonder if the inside is hollow – that would make sense. I wonder if that would affect the structural integrity of it though? probably not.

-- Hey you dang woodchucks, quit chucking my wood!!!!

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