Today in the Shop: reclaimed floor chair

Floor chair progress:  I am continuing to prototype my first chair.  I have recently laid a floor out of reclaimed oak strip flooring from a house about to be demolished, and I had a ton of leftover pieces.  This type of flooring is ubiquitous, and of little value because of the immense amount of labour involved in removing it, and its narrowness.  So, I set out to find uses for it.  
On this prototype, I am working at the basic form, and figuring out how to most elegantly exploit the nature of this raw material.  I have been learning quite a bit about how to use these strips, I'm quite happy with it so far.  Here is the progress to date:


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