CATSPERCHTM
Observing Chairs
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After crafting 100's of chairs over the last several years since he signed on, partner and fellow craftsman, Ron Burrows, of "Wood Wonders" is a seasoned veteran at constructing CATSPERCHTM "kits" and completed chairs ...

Now Ron has now literally gone "one step further to new heights" with his developement of the tallest member of the CATSPERCHTM line in the SUMMITTM for those folks with tall scopes who need to sit up where the air is thin.

He is ready & eager to accept "NEW" orders and can typically deliver a chair within "TWO WEEKS" from time of order!

Click here for a few words from craftsman Ron Burrows of Wood Wonders ...

The Family of CATSPERCHTM Observing Chairs have been carefully engineered to provide the discriminating astronomer with maximum observing height flexibility and seating comfort at the eyepiece by incorporating the following full range of features:

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Choose the Chair That Meets Your Needs!
Specifications MINIPERCHTM "Original" CATSPERCHTM CATSPERCH PROTM SUMMITTM
Weight
Height
Foot Width
Leg Length
Seat Size
High Range
Mid Range
Low Range
12 lbs.
36"
23"
36"
9 x 12w"
8 - 32"
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17 lbs.
48.6"
23"
24"
8 x 12w"
25.4 - 42.4"
14.1 - 19.8"
7.5 - 11.3"
20 lbs.
52.3"
28"
52"
9 x 12w"
40.5 - 46.2"
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8.5 - 36.7"
21 lbs.
58"
33"
58"
9 x 12w"
8 - 52"
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  • These Chairs are so rugged that they will readily support a large person (tested to +350 lbs).
  • If you have SPECIAL CUSTOMIZATION NEEDS, contact Jim Fly
A CATSPERCHTM Kit review by: A review of the CATSPERCH Observing Chair by Archer Sully - Haward, CA.
A CATSPERCH PROTM Kit review from: Math Heijen
(3/10/05)
A CATSPERCH PROTM Plan "Combo-Pack" review by: Scratch building the CATSPERCH PRO(TM) using the plans & hardware Combo-Pack - Posted commentary excerpts by Tom Hole - California, MD.
Read CATSPERCHTM Satisfied Customer Comments: CATSPERCH Satisfied Customer Comments:
(As of: 1/20/10)
An in-depth comparison of FIVE different observing chairs on the Market.
Choosing an Observing Chair
by Joel Frazier of the Shenandoah Valley Stargazers

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The "New" SUMMITTM Observing Chair
CLIMB THE "STAIRWAY TO HEAVEN"! The "cat's meow" on this model is the novel additional "mid" step included for ease of reaching the SUMMITTM perch, and once you're there, the standard CATSPERCHTM footrest feature on the "top" step maximizes your seated comfort. For many large scope owners, the availability of the SUMMITTM now means no more awkward "rung ladder" viewing as you stand, stoop or strain somewhere "in between" the best viewing position; as with all CATSPERCHTM Observing Chairs, the SUMMITTM puts you at the right height, sitting comfortably and enjoying the views.

Now the tallest model of the CATSPERCHTM line, the SUMMITTM has an adjustable, unobstructed seat height range of 8 52 and can accommodate scopes with an eyepiece height up to 80 at zenith. This chair amazingly weighs in at only 21 lbs and incorporates a wider front foot to insure stability. The optional handsome upholstered seat cushion for the SUMMITTM gets you the ultimate in observing comfort for maximum enjoyment and great seated views at new-found heights . As with all of the CATSPERCHTM observing chairs, the SUMMITTM is available in plans, kits, and finished chairs.

SUMMIT in action!
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SUMMIT w/optional Cushion
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SUMMIT CNC 3D Graphics Options
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The MINIPERCHTM Observing Chair
MINIPERCH Front View
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MINIPERCH Rear View
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MINIPERCH Breakdown View
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The "Original" CATSPERCHTM Observing Chair
"Original" CATSPERCH Front View - No Cushion
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"Original" CATSPERCH Front View - With Cushion
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"Original" CATSPERCH Breakdown View
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"Original" CATSPERCH Rear View - With Cushion
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"Original" CATSPERCH Rear View - No Cushion
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The"Frazier" CATSPERCH PROTM
"Frazier" CATSPERCH PRO(TM) Front View w/cushion
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"Frazier" CATSPERCH PRO(TM) Front View
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"Frazier" CATSPERCH PRO(TM) Rear View
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"Frazier" CATSPERCH PRO(TM) Breakdown in my SUV
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The "Original"
CATSPERCHTM Kit
The "Frazier"
CATSPERCH PROTM Kit
'Original' CATSPERCH(TM) Kit parts display
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CATSPERCH PRO(TM) Kit parts display
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Big view of the CATSPERCH(TM)
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Big view of the "Frazier Pro" CATSPERCH(TM)
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