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a1Jim

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1231 days ago

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This is a great use for your wood scraps
I did not build this but I thought you might find it interesting

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture


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Al Killian

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#1 posted 1231 days ago

Very cool. My scraps either end up in the wood stove or get sold to a company that make crafts.

-- Owner of custom millwork shop

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TopamaxSurvivor

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#2 posted 1231 days ago

Nice chair Jim, but wouldn’t a scrap box be a better use of scrap? :-)) :-))

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

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devann

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#3 posted 1231 days ago

That’s some chair, do you have a matching table?

-- Darrell, making more sawdust than I know what to do with

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#4 posted 1231 days ago

Very Interesting,abstract, scrap chair
COOL

-- E J ------- Always Keep a Firm Grip on Your Tool

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Bob Kollman

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#5 posted 1231 days ago

I wouldn’t take credit for building that either….

-- Bob Kenosha Wi.

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Joe Lyddon

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#6 posted 1231 days ago

Yes!

And it looks like Butt Joinery is used throughout! LOL LOL

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tenontim

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#7 posted 1231 days ago

Just put some plastic, wood grained laminate over it, and you have mass produced, “big box furniture”.

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Roger

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#8 posted 1231 days ago

nice idea…......better git some more glue

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe. Kentuk55@bellsouth.net

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Gene Howe

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#9 posted 1231 days ago

Better looking than my first chair…....but not much!

-- Gene 'The true soldier fights not because he hates what is in front of him, but because he loves what is behind him.' G. K. Chesterton

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TheWoodenBox

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#10 posted 1231 days ago

I never seem to have wood scraps, just smaller pieces of wood I use later.

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richgreer

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#11 posted 1231 days ago

Just yesterday I started a fire in a fire ring on the patio. I could not put too much wood in at a time. I ended up going out and adding more wood between each half inning while watching the Tigers play the Rangers (and win with a walk off home run in the bottom of the 9th). By the end of the day, I got rid of two 55 gallon barrels of scraps.

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

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wseand

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#12 posted 1230 days ago

Looks like someone was bored. I like it, it would certainly be a conversation piece.

-- Bill - "Freedom flies in your heart like an Eagle" Audie Murphy

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#13 posted 1230 days ago

I’m guessing you burned up at least 3 chairs Rich LOL

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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dbhost

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#14 posted 1230 days ago

I have seen that thing up close and personal at the Museum of Fine Arts Houston. I’ll be nice and just say it’s not my style. I don’t necessarily hate it, I just don’t care for it… And I certainly don’t think it gets to the level of what I consider fine art for sure.

-- My workshop blog can be found at http://daves-workshop.blogspot.com

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AUBrian

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#15 posted 1230 days ago

I think I’d be more impressed if the scraps actually made up the structure of the chair, instead of being haphazardly glued to it.

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