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Things have slowed on the coffee table production so nothing new to report there. The sun is out and soccer practice has started so it is difficult to find time to get in the shop. So here is a chair I made for my nephew Johnny when he was born. The chair is made from ash which I find to be a great wood to work with for chairs. Because the grain patterns are so pronounced in ash, if you pay close attention to the details you can make some really nice looking pieces. This however can take twice the amount of stock to make the same project. Notice the gain patterns in the seat and top back stretcher.  I find chairs to be very challenging but also rewarding. Nothing fancy on the finish just shellac which is good for pieces with kids involved. BE SURE TO CLICK ON PHOTOS FOR CLOSE UP.




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