- Nov 26, 2017
Got the design from another woodworker about 15 years ago and modified it some. I will let my granddaughter decide on the finish. My wife usually designs the stuff I build, but I liked this one.Did you design the chair yourself or get it the design/pattern from a book or something?
Yes, the grain/pattern is pretty. Will you stain it or polyurethane?
I don't have any pictures. I just recently got back into it. About 10 years ago I donated a truck full of children's furniture to toys for tots and had not made anything since, until this. We recently moved and I have room again.Have you posted photos of other things you've built?
You're awesome to build that for your granddaughter.
I understand that. We did shows for 25 years.A friend of mine got a used Shopsmith and is turning lots of bowls. He had a booth at various fairs until COVID. I suggested that he set up an Etsy store. He's not interested in that. He likes talking to people when he has a booth.
I know that feeling. Seems like most folks don't appreciate what "Hand Made" means anymore.Looking for new ideas of what to make that will sell. Wood prices have gone nuts. I would have at least $35 in material to make those chairs. $50. would probably be the maximum selling price. Doesn't mean much for labor. Two years ago, material was less than $20.