How I spent my vacation
This is what I built on my recent vacation. I found the plans on the
web and you can access them below. The chair could even be built by a
complete neophyte like myself, to pretty good effect. The downside
is, given the cost of materials and tools (bought myself a router!)
and even putting a nominal value on my time, this is certainly the
most expensive chair I've ever owned. But, it was a lot of fun.
Oh, and I do realize that pine is not the best choice, expecially from
the perspective of being knot-free. But, it was the most cost
effective choice for the first piece of wood furniture I've ever
Click here for complete instructions for how
to built your own "Jake's Chair".
Last modified: Mon Sep 21 11:39:07 1998