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That is really neat. Is it a folding\travelling chair?

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Just now, bikermutt07 said:

That is really neat. Is it a folding\travelling chair?

Thanks. It comes apart but it does not fold.  The original design was from the late 1800's.  Its meant for an Army's camp or battalion position.  Made popular by the British Military Officers.  It breaks down in about 5 minutes and can be wrapped into a bundle using the seat and back and securing together with the arm straps. 

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1 hour ago, Leebroox said:

Thanks. It comes apart but it does not fold.  The original design was from the late 1800's.  Its meant for an Army's camp or battalion position.  Made popular by the British Military Officers.  It breaks down in about 5 minutes and can be wrapped into a bundle using the seat and back and securing together with the arm straps. 

Cool thanks

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Awesome looking Roorkhee chair. Nice work!

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That is really nice and thanks for the history lesson!

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I love the chair. Nice craftsmanship. What kind of wood did you use?

 

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On ‎2‎/‎11‎/‎2018 at 1:26 AM, Stonegate said:

Awesome looking Roorkhee chair. Nice work!

Stonegate, that's awesome you know it as a Roorkhee chair. Not many people do.  Roorkhee was the place in India where it was originally designed.  It evolved into different names like the Safari Chair, Campaign Chair, Demountable Chair between the 1920's all the way to the 1970's. 

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On ‎2‎/‎12‎/‎2018 at 0:58 AM, DV8DUG said:

I love the chair. Nice craftsmanship. What kind of wood did you use?

 

Its funny you should ask.  The legs are some scrap wood I found in the back of a wharehouse. I think it is some kind of pine/fir but I really don't know.  The spreaders are 1 1/4" Poplar Dowels. The Mortise and Tenons were all done by hand.  The legs were carved and shaped with a spokeshave by hand. 

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On ‎2‎/‎11‎/‎2018 at 3:11 AM, Fire88 said:

That is really nice and thanks for the history lesson!

Thanks for checking it out.

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Hella cool...

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