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059 Billiard Chair or Spectator’s Chair

The Billiard Chair Revised & Updated September 2019 This billiard chair is one of the most used projects that I have built. I saw a picture of a similar chair in a Canadian Woodworking magazine several years ago and thought how useful that would be. So the plan was created with permission of the author. […]

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119 Throne Fit for a Lady or Lord

Fit for a Lord or Lady I was searching for ideas that I thought might be useful to re-creators of times gone by when I came across a picture of a throne similar to this. I still wanted the throne to be transportable so I added the through tenons with the locking pins which should […]

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188 Events Chair

This events chair is designed for a person with a larger frame. Compared to the plans that I found it sits about 5″ higher from the ground, has a wider seat and a taller back. Therefore it is more comfortable for a full size taller adult. The simple construction allows anyone to build this chair […]

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163 Basic Library Chair: Easy Construction

 This BASIC Library Chair is a fun, straight forward project that will be handy in any household or shop. This version of the chair is designed to use floating tenons (like a Domino). This makes assembly much easier and just as strong. I constructed the chair/ ladder using hardwood which does add a little weight […]

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132 Triangle Chair

The Triangle Chair I’ve looked at several versions of this style of chair and finally decided to design one that I thought could be built without having to turn the rungs. The chair is assembled using square tenons on the end of hexagon rails. Each of the tenons that protrude through the legs are secured […]

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John K’s Billiard Chair

 John sent me these pictures of the billiard chair he built using plan #059 as a starting point. John made a few changes that  he felt worked better with this piece and suited his particular needs better. I don’t think I have ever build a project from a plan that  I haven’t modified (sometimes unintentional) […]

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113 Library Chair / Ladder

The Library chair / ladder is a fun, straight forward project that will be handy in any household or shop. I constructed the chair/ ladder using hardwood which does add a little weight but the strength is greatly improved with a hardwood. All joinery is mortise and tenon which could be pinned if you were […]