Sea House Warming Hut: Chairs Again

After looking at the photos, the chairs looked a bit leggy to me, so I added front and back stretchers to square out the bottoms. Much better, yes?

I also decided I didn’t care for the shiny exposed pin heads. I tried dabbing on a tiny dot of black paint, but my hand is not nearly steady enough to deliver consistently. I’ve gone with 1/16-inch punched dots. Countersinking the pin heads would have been ideal, but instead I’ll wait for the glue to dry and then smush the dots down with a pencil eraser, conforming the paper around the wee tiny stupid pin heads.

I call done again no really.

8 thoughts on “Sea House Warming Hut: Chairs Again

  1. Barbara W. says:

    I like the additional finishing details. I’m beginning to think I’d quite like a real life version!
    What are all the ‘n’s in the background? Do you collect ‘your letter’ in various fonts?.

    • Nancy Enge says:

      Thanks, B. And scaling up a 1:12 chair to life size — it could totally be done. I think you have your next project!
      As for the N’s… I have long collected signage typography, and you know how it is when word gets out you “collect” something. I have had friends deliver exquisite dumpster dives and flea market finds. My delightful husband, in particular, has been very inspired to keep the collection growing. Each one is a marvel with some kind of story to tell.

  2. Keli says:

    I didn’t think they looked leggy at all until you fixed them, but yes indeed, they’re much better now.

    “Wee tiny stupid pin heads” made me laugh out loud….I’ve been there! Good luck with the paper smooshing.

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