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08-07-2013 07:47 AM

Topic tags/keywords: lawn chair photography stop action chair lawn

Let me start by saying this is NOT MY video. A photographer I know of posted this. I can’t help but love it as it combines my love for wood working and my love for photography. Maybe one day I can create something like this…

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#1 posted 08-07-2013 10:22 AM

...that was pretty incredible.

Think I will put this video on a loop and play it 24/7 in the shop for my machinery and see if they can learn how to do this by themselves. Guess I’ll need to buy a Nanny-Cam now.

Thanks for sharing. – Grandpa Len.

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#2 posted 08-07-2013 10:37 AM

Pretty cool video….thanks for sharing

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#3 posted 08-07-2013 11:02 AM

That was good, I loved the sound effects.

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#4 posted 08-07-2013 11:57 AM

Thanks for sharing this. It was pretty amazing and creative. The sound effects were great, especially the clamps.

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#5 posted 08-07-2013 12:21 PM

Cool, and I liked the shop.

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#6 posted 08-07-2013 12:47 PM

Very well put together. I watched the making of the stop motion video too. Very good use of technology. He didn’t say how long it took compared to straight woodworking, nor how many individual pictures went into the video, but I appreciate the final products (chair and video). Thanks for posting!

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#7 posted 08-07-2013 01:41 PM

Excellent Video. I believe Fine Woodworking picked this up as well.

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#8 posted 08-07-2013 01:46 PM

Frank Howarth ( ) does some incredible work, both with the tools in his shop and with his camera. Check him out!

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#9 posted 08-07-2013 01:52 PM

Sheila posted that on the video forum.
Really well done.


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#10 posted 08-07-2013 02:15 PM

wow. nice chairs!

but touche for the insanely hard and long work/time/settings to make this video! well done!

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#11 posted 08-08-2013 06:24 AM

Awesome video, shop and chair.
Great video of how it was done. Nice to see behind the wizards curtain.
I also would have liked to hear how long it took to put this much work together….....................

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#12 posted 08-08-2013 11:56 AM

VERY IMAGINATIVE !!!! Cool, I like it . But when do we get to see the shop elves clean up?

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#13 posted 08-08-2013 01:05 PM

that was just to cool

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#14 posted 08-08-2013 01:49 PM

Frank did a followup video that describes how he did it:

-- Gerry -- "I don't plan to ever really grow up ... I'm just going to learn how to act in public!"

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