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PostPosted: Fri Apr 08, 2011 10:48 pm    Post subject: WILLOW FURNITURE  Reply with quote

Here is a chair we made from willow we got from a friend who coppices it




we cut the pieces by hand and screwed them together using bark in some cases as a binding


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PostPosted: Sat Apr 09, 2011 12:06 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Wow, that is really cool. Love the unique shape.

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PostPosted: Sat Apr 09, 2011 5:21 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

we made a table and i also started a sofa lol if we can get some more willow this year i may make a few to sell Wink we did sell 2 last year. similar patterns
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PostPosted: Sat Apr 09, 2011 6:51 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Nice!  It's like a throne.  Is there not a way to join the bits without metal?
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PostPosted: Sat Apr 09, 2011 7:19 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

You can lash them together with hemp or even stripped bark as we did  it takes a lot longer but the look is nicer Smile
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PostPosted: Sat Apr 09, 2011 6:00 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Sounds lovely!  Sometimes taking longer is worth it  Wink

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