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Forum topic by Lee Barker posted 12-05-2012 04:23 PM 773 views 0 times favorited 3 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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Lee Barker

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12-05-2012 04:23 PM

I can’t even recall if it was a video or a print piece, but somewhere I’ve seen this.

I looking for someone with a similar feeling but a much better memory.

Thanks kindly,

Lee

-- "...in his brain, which is as dry as the remainder biscuit after a voyage, he hath strange places cramm'd with observation, the which he vents in mangled forms." --Shakespeare, "As You Like It"


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#1 posted 12-05-2012 05:15 PM

I seem to recall there was a bit in Sam Maloof’s book on
crating.

-- http://lawoodworking.com

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#2 posted 12-05-2012 05:28 PM

Home run, Loren!

Page 71 of the Maloof coffee table book. Not a lot there, but enough to give me confidence to proceed. Thanks for your veracious memory.

Kindly,

Lee

-- "...in his brain, which is as dry as the remainder biscuit after a voyage, he hath strange places cramm'd with observation, the which he vents in mangled forms." --Shakespeare, "As You Like It"

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#3 posted 12-05-2012 05:45 PM

some on line research hope it helps.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VjANhtO_9co

here’s how another chair company does theirs.
We crate rocking chairs, accessories, and some dining chairs for shipment. We wrap them in bubble wrap and put them in two heavy cardboard boxes, one telescoped over the other. Dense foam blocks glued to the inner box at the contact points protect those points and make a snug fit. We add corner protectors and reinforce the bottoms and tops. Our crates will protect the furniture from very rough handling and negligence.

another take on it
http://www.ehow.com/how_5592525_ship-rocking-chair.html

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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