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  1. Design & Plans
    First of all, what I mean by "tall chair" is a chair of more than 1,5 meters high; I have been wanting to build this chair for some time now, but I am a complete noob and I have never made anything with wood. I want this tall chair so I can see my TV which is like 2 meters high, because I play...
  2. General Woodworking Discussion
    Hello All! I am working on a project to repair a wobbly dining room chair. However, I have not run into this seat assembly before. The seat assembly is held together by corner blocks that are slotted (see photo). It appears this was a pressure fit and no glue was used on this portion. My...
  3. New Member Introductions
    Hi! I am new to this forum and wanted some feedback on an Adirondack chair that I built for my senior project. I used the plans I got from my instructor, and he was there looking over the majority of the process, but I want to see what the woodworking community has to say about this project. I...
  4. General Woodworking Discussion
    Hi. I'm getting into making stools and seats out of solid, green or dried wood. Does anyone have ideas on the best types of wood to use for these kinds of projects? I live in California but am open to sourcing from other states if necessary. I've used camphor, which was really great, but it's...
  5. General Woodworking Discussion
    Hi, new poster and beginner woodworker looking for advice! I have a wood library/court chair where the back legs have snapped inside in the joint. From what I've read online I believe it the tenon has snapped inside the joint?? I've attached pictures of the snapped tenon stuck inside the...
  6. Design & Plans
    Hi All, I'm looking for some help with building some telescoping Cabana chairs. Anyone have any experience? I'd love a schematic or some guidance. See below for a sample of what I'm looking to build. Thanks! Mat https://www.amazon.com/dp/B007H5HT64/ref=cm_sw_r_awd_sfG8vbN2BD3FB
  7. Project Showcase
    Every September I build a Project and donate it to the United Way Campaign at my Work. This year I decided to build my Modified Adirondack Chair design chair. I decided to paint it in my Beloved OSU Cowboys Orange and Black colors and apply WaterSlide decals to the chair. I seal it all with...
  8. General Woodworking Discussion
    Hi, I am a novice DYIer and have an old, spindle back rocker (painted) which I'd like to repaint. BUT FIRST....I noted that one spindle is not seated correctly. It is like someone spun the spindle 180 degrees so that when you are sitting in the chair that one spindle pushes into your back. I...
  9. Design & Plans
    I'm a Boy Scout planning on making Adirondack chairs for an Eagle Project. It would be about 10 Adirondack chairs in all. I don't have much experience in woodworking and don't know where to get designs for Adirondack chairs or even where to start looking. Thanks in advance for any responses...
  10. Design & Plans
    Afternoon folks! I'm new here and was looking for some help. I've got a project for a 3-D Design course where we need to take an object that wouldnt normally be sat on and turn it into a chair. I chose to do a gaint hunting knife. I've got some sketches that I can post up if asked but at the...
  11. Design & Plans
    So I'm a noob, but just wanted to post a few pictures of a few cool projects I've been working on. Pretty sweet plank chairs, extremely comfortable and just an overall fun project. Hope everyone likes'em ;) Feed back is appreciated ;)
  12. General Woodworking Discussion
    Hello, I am currently coal burning a bowl out of wood. The Bowl came out wonderfully except when i started there was already a crack inside the bowl. Over the process of actually burning the bowl the crack sealed up but i didnt cool off the bowl immediately after words and the next day the...
  13. Design & Plans
    I am looking for plans for a nice sturdy bar stool with a back. Any ideas where I might be able to find some good plans? Thanks for all your help in advance!!!!!!
  14. Project Showcase
    This is one of my rocking chairs done in Genuine Mahogany. I made this one for my oldest granddaughter, who has beautiful red hair. The inlay in the headstock is made from Curly Maple and Ebony. it is the southwestern symbol for the Butterfly, which signifies Eternal Life. This was my first...
  15. Project Showcase
    This Black Walnut Rocking Chair was designed using Pro Engineer CAD software. We gave it as a Christmas present to a very close friend recovering from brain tumor surgery. The accents on the seat and lower support were 'burned" in. These chairs are a joy to build and present.
  16. General Woodworking Discussion
    Hi All, first post on this forum for me... I have a couple of vintage chairs with wooden laminated seatings, the problem is that some of them have a badly cracked in, I think, such a way that glue-ing them even with the most modern and powerful glue is not strong enough because there is...
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