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It's done, and delivered to the owner lastnight. It turned out really nice, the chair is nice and tight now, and I steel wooled it clean of dirt and smooted out imperfections, then I applied a very liberal coat of BLO and let dry for 15 minutes and rubbed off The next evening I rubbed it out with Liberon Black Bison Wax, this really is the final finish when it comes to any work I do. Finished work does not leave my shop without a coat of wax, the wax gives an overall warmth and eveness to the project, not too mention the Bison Wax just smells reall nice too, I love it. See the beautiful sheen
This project has been sitting in my rafters for months now, and I finally got a chance to get it going once again. It only needed to be tightened up a tad. To view the project when I first got it, click on Last weekend I pulled apart the joints, I wish I had taken photos, but I did not! Shoot oneself in foot. Today I used my favorite wood glue Titebond III and slathered glue all over the joints, and brought them back together with some strategically place clamps. This chair was as loose as a goose. It should be good for a few more decades now. It appears the original glue was an epoxy, it
A friend of ours has this beautifully fun, classic chair that she is not sure where it came from except that her brother has had it for over 40 years I believe. The lines are completely cool, the arms if you look at the end or fronts of the arms almost have the old colonial arm chair look with the slenderness and the round tips. Since it was probably built in the late 50's or early 60's, during the height of the Danish Modern period, I am surmising that it is just that. The problem with the chair are the joints are dry and loose. My mission is to pull the chair apart at the joints, and re-gl