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Marthas Chair

Martha's Chair

It is the extensive use of hand work, files, rasps, and hand carving. On the machine side the table saw, router, sander, hand grinder, drill and wood lathe. I tried to get the highly figured wood to...

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Oneida Air Systems Awards Woodworking Students

Oneida Air Systems Awards Woodworking Students

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Two students receive the OAS Future Craftsmen Scholarship.

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Dining Room Chair

Dining Room Chair

I will explain the facts that had taken place in the making of my chair, my inspiration of the making of this chair was a chair that I saw at a family home. I took photos of the chair and therefore...

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Another Maloof inspired Rocker

Another Maloof inspired Rocker

I live in Belgium - email : zrichard3@gmail.com

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Maloof inspired Low Back Chair

Maloof inspired Low Back Chair

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A Lot of my pieces of work are inspired by the great Sam Maloof, this is no exception. The seat and highlights are curly maple while the legs arms and backrest are in African Mahogany. Joinery...

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Snaker Style Chair  - Temptation of Eve - Snakes on a Chair II

Snaker Style Chair - Temptation of Eve - Snakes on a Chair II

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The Temptation of Eve is the second of my Snaker Style chairs. I've had the idea to build an Eve themed chair for about two years now. I searched the internet for various photos or paintings of Eve...

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Dining Chair - Walnut & Curly Maple

Dining Chair - Walnut & Curly Maple

Sculpted Dining Chair using Walnut & Curly Maple Designed and built as a client prototype, this chair design has quickly become a hit with anyone who finds them self taking one for a test driveThe...

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Windsor arm chair

Windsor arm chair

Windor arm chair, carved volutes on end of crest rail and hand holds, milk paint finish followed by oil topcoat, Legs and stretchers are maple, spindles and bent parts are red oak, seat is pine.

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Walnut and paduak dining table, bench and chairs

Walnut and paduak dining table, bench and chairs

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This was one of my early designs and builds and my first chair design from scratch. There were many plublic resources from the web that were used to influence the design style. All curved shaping was...

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Snaker Style Walnut Decorative Hallway Chair

Snaker Style Walnut Decorative Hallway Chair

For some time now I have wanted to try and create a snake chair.  The chair is made from walnut. The 56 inch high back features a cobra up the middle, flanked by two rattle snakes. They form the...

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Ginkgo Chairs, Kotatsu Table, and Shodo Shelf

Ginkgo Chairs, Kotatsu Table, and Shodo Shelf

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These pieces were created mainly with hand tools. The finish includes sumi ink, oil pastel (red portions), gold leaf, and amber shellac. The inspiration comes from Japanese cultural concepts such as...

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Ritual Chair for Elijah the Prophet

Ritual Chair for Elijah the Prophet

A special chair for Elijah the Prophet used in jewish ceremony and ritual synagogue chair. Inspired by contemporary chair designers such as Sam Maloof, this chair uses innovative techniques of deep...

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Charles Rohlfs Carved Walnut Tall Back Chair Reproduction

Charles Rohlfs Carved Walnut Tall Back Chair Reproduction

After I finished building the Maloof style rocker I moved on to next project on my list: reproducing Charles Rohlfs Tall Back Chair. Rohlfs Tall Back Chair is my absolute favorite chair.  I love the...

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Charles Rohlfs Chair

Charles Rohlfs Chair

This is my interpretation of Charles Rohlfs chair. I was inspired to make this after seeing a copy by another woodworker and then reading the story about the valuation of this chair. I secretly hope...

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Sam Maloof Inspired Walnut Sculptured Rocker

Sam Maloof Inspired Walnut Sculptured Rocker

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Completing a Maloof inspired rocking chair has been on my to-do list for about 18 months now and I purchased the walnut for it about a year ago. I'm giving this one to my son. I have built two other...

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My modification of a Fine Woodworking Windsor Rocking Chair Plan called Plans Change

My modification of a Fine Woodworking Windsor Rocking Chair Plan called "Plans Change"

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I bought a Fine Wood Working Windsor rocking Chair Plan a few months ago online.  I altered the plan to make it recognozeable but non functional for fun.  It is made from White Oak, Walnut...

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Tanzanian Throne Chair

Tanzanian Throne Chair

This is my interpretation of a Tanzanian Throne Chair. It was built for a fund raising charity auction for the CPPS Precious Blood missionaries who do work in Tanzania building schools and water...

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Charles Rohlfs 1898 Desk Chair Reproduction

Charles Rohlfs 1898 Desk Chair Reproduction

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  This is the second of three Charles Rohlfs chairs that I am trying to reproduce. I have made a number of chairs following this style of this chair, but decided to try to make a more faithful...

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Honduras Mahogany Bishops Throne

Honduras Mahogany Bishops Throne

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This is the Bishops Throne it was built in 1986 using genuine Hodurous Mahogany. It is still on display and in use at the Saint Andrews Greek Orthodox Church on Kendall drive in Miami, Fl. It is...

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Newport Chippendale Corner Chairs

Newport Chippendale Corner Chairs

These two Newport Chippendale Corner chairs or "roundabout chairs" are based on a few different examples of chairs made by John Goddard in the later half of the 18th century. Made of solid mahogany...

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