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Re: [MedievalSawdust] Talorgen's Chairs - Question

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  • AqA WyrdWynd
    they dont seem to take much topiss em off have at ye with a flock of flaming yodeling hamsters !!! ... From: Electric Wolf Subject: Re:
    Message 1 of 13 , Jun 28, 2010
      they dont seem to take much topiss'em off

      have at ye with a flock of flaming yodeling hamsters !!!



      --- On Thu, 6/17/10, Electric Wolf <elecwolf@...> wrote:

      From: Electric Wolf <elecwolf@...>
      Subject: Re: [MedievalSawdust] Talorgen's Chairs - Question
      To: medievalsawdust@yahoogroups.com
      Date: Thursday, June 17, 2010, 10:29 AM

      Anyone who can get hamsters to yodel is far from average.

      On 6/17/10, AqA WyrdWynd <wyrdwynd@...> wrote:
      > and im the next average joe..
      >
      > pete
      >
      > have at ye with a flock of flaming yodeling hamsters !!!
      >
      >
      >
      > --- On Thu, 6/17/10, Siegfried <siegfried@...> wrote:
      >
      > From: Siegfried <siegfried@...>
      > Subject: Re: [MedievalSawdust] Talorgen's Chairs - Question
      > To: medievalsawdust@yahoogroups.com
      > Cc: "Tim Bray" <albionwood@...>
      > Date: Thursday, June 17, 2010, 9:35 AM
      >
      > Hey Tim, I might be able to address this, as I've seen a number of this
      > 'style' of chair be made locally, for the following reasons:
      >
      > 1) To the modern eye, they look 'not modern'.  While to a woodworker who
      > has studied period furniture, it looks nothing like period furniture.
      > To the non-woodworker's eye, it looks like a throne / big medievally chair.
      >
      > 2) 'Average Joe' can make one of these in a weekend, with a jigsaw, and
      > no other tools
      >
      > 3) The director's chairs, even if they are actually period-ish in
      > design, unfortunately look 'modern' to our eyes, since we are used to
      > seeing them, and people's eyes are drawn to the 'narrow' pieces of wood,
      > the metal hinges, etc.
      >
      > 4) You can make one of these chairs for $20 worth of wood & $5 worth of
      > paint/stain.  And they will last for a decade.  The director's chairs
      > that cost $25 break in a season.  The ones that cost $50-$100 last a bit
      > longer (2-5 years?) ... but cost $50-$100, and then you had to add in
      > the 'dressing up'
      >
      > For these reasons, a number of 'average joe' workshops have sprung up
      > around here, to mass produce these plywood thrones.
      >
      > Siegfried
      >
      >
      > On 6/15/10 12:09 PM, Tim Bray wrote:
      >> I can't figure out what those designs have going for them.  They don't
      >> look remotely like any medieval seat furniture I'm aware of.  For less
      >> effort, you can dress up a Director's chair and it will look more
      >> "medievaloid," and be cheaper, lighter, and easier to replace.  Or build
      >> perfectly authentic-looking benches.
      >>
      >> Cheers,
      >> Tim
      >
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