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A Tale of Two Chairs

A Tale of Two Chairs

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We saw the chair on the left at a big Shaker auction in June. As a "production chair," one of thousands the Shakers made for the general public, it should not have commanded a terribly high price. We...

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Six Shaker Dining Chairs

Six Shaker Dining Chairs

These chairs are based on the proportions of a Shaker No. 3 side chair. The finials are patterned after ones characteristic of the Shaker community in Harvard, Mass. The legs and spindles are...

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Another Maloof inspired Rocker

Another Maloof inspired Rocker

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

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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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Shaker No. 3 dining chair

Shaker No. 3 dining chair

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Shaker chairs ranged in size from 0 to 7, so the No. 3 is at the small end of the scale. However, it makes for a fine dining chair, especially if the room and table are relatively small too. For...

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Shaker counter stools

Shaker counter stools

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I'd be embarrassed to tell you how little I charged for these. I figure they're pretty simple, so don't overdo it. However, because of the way I position holes for the rails and stretchers, the legs...

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The Back Rest on a Corner Chair

The Back Rest on a Corner Chair

I built one of these corner chairs in 1982 - it would have been nice to have access to SketchUp at that time. Recently, I modeled the chair - it is based on a sketch by Wallace Nutting in his book...

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A tale of two chairs

A tale of two chairs

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This is a story of how one design leads to another, and then another. It started with a cylinder cut in half and with the addition of a seat and the back, I sprayed it black to make sure I liked it...

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Best pieces from the biggest woodworking club in America

Best pieces from the biggest woodworking club in America

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Each year the San Diego Fine Woodworkers Association holds its annual show at the San Diego County Fair in Del Mar, Calif., drawing as many as 400 pieces from all around the U.S. This year was another wonderful outpouring of woodworking passion and talent.

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windsor sack back chair/ Fan Back

windsor sack back chair/ Fan Back

theys are my owen designs to see more work go to http://accustomfurniture.blogspot.com/

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1/12 Scale Queen Anne Chair

1/12 Scale Queen Anne Chair

I am a furniture maker with a difference, I make it in 1/12 scale for dollhouses. For these chairs I used the plan from the book Queen Anne Furniture, History, Design and Construction written by...

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Gossip chairs

Gossip chairs

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Love Chairs - "RA" the ancient egyptian sun god is symbolised here purely because of the yellow leather back pads. I set out to make these chairs comfortable after having tried many that werent...

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6 place dining suite

6 place dining suite

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They say that you can make anything you design - you can't design outside your own making skills. Thats all very well but this really made me scratch my head a while trying to work out how on earth I...

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You CAN build a rocking chair

You CAN build a rocking chair

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Windsor-style chairs present new challenges to even experienced furniture makers. However, with a little patience the new tools and new techniques become valuable additions to your woodworking knowledge.

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Williamsburg, Day 3: Three projects in one day

Williamsburg, Day 3: Three projects in one day

On Day 3 of "Working Wood in the 18th Century," the presenters worked on three separate pieces, each showing the influence of Oriental imports on native furniture makers of the time.

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Comb back arm chair

Comb back arm chair

Similar in style to another chair I have on this site, in this example I modified the turnings and the rake and splay of the arms and legs and extended the length of the arms to account for the...

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No. 4.1 Shaker rocker

No. 4.1 Shaker rocker

Yet another chair, but this one's a bit of a departure from tradition. The No. 4 is a smallish lady's bedroom chair, this one with a woven back. However, the normal Shaker practice was for the bottom...

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Windsor Low Back Writing Arm

Windsor Low Back Writing Arm

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This is a Windsor Low Back Writing Arm. I made it by splitting green Maple for the legs strechers and arm stumps. Red Oak was spit from the log to make the back spindles, and kiln dried poplar was...

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A pair of maple chairs

A pair of maple chairs

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Hello, My name is Ollie im 23, and this is my first chair, i made them as a pair as part of my apprenticeship. Any feedback is very welcome. Ollie

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My rocking chair

My rocking chair

I made this rocking chair out of maple and poplar, and finished it with dark walnut finish and 2 coats of shellac. The seat is poplar, and the turnings are maple. I spent around 7 hours making it...

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