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Star Trek The Original Series Captain's Chair Replica

Firstly, a huge personal thank you to the great Steve Neill. I cannot thank him enough for his friendship and knowledge sharing, which truly made this all possible! Dream come true for this fanboy! LLAP.

These are the highlights from the build:
Made principally from plywood. The base pedestal and main console are painted in the original Gravity grey.
Pedestal is carpeted as per the latter part of season 2, when they decided that the chair was getting a little scuffed from all the action. Personally, I think it's a plush touch! Looks so much better ;)
The classic 60's coloured gumdrops are all cast from master molds in Clearcast epoxy.
The main console is all wired for LED lights.
Also includes 11 sounds from the series, all triggered through the switches via the onboard sound card. So much fun!

The chair itself is also mounted on a self centring swivel plate.

I can tell you it is very comfy! :)))

"Helm. Warp 1... ENGAGE!"

In all its glory.

In all its glory.

Start of the build.

Start of the build.

First stages.

First stages.

Dry fit.

Dry fit.

Base complete.

Base complete.

Half way point.

Half way point.

Mold making

Mold making

Madison chair upholstered.

Madison chair upholstered.

Wiring progress.

Wiring progress.

Wiring and electrics completed

Wiring and electrics completed

Varnishing the chair arms

Varnishing the chair arms

Final upholstering on the back of the chair.

Final upholstering on the back of the chair.

Main console and Madison chair complete.

Main console and Madison chair complete.

Final views

Final views

Final views

Final views

SPOCK! ...How... did I get HERE?!

SPOCK! ...How... did I get HERE?!