LumberJocks

Morris Chair Project! #1: The beginning of a new project!

  • Advertise with us
Blog entry by Beginningwoodworker posted 07-21-2010 10:06 PM 1988 reads 0 times favorited 17 comments Add to Favorites Watch
no previous part Part 1 of Morris Chair Project! series Part 2: Got the lumber today! »

I order 30 bd ft of 8/4 red oak, 9 bd ft of 5/4 red oak, and 8 bf ft of 4/4 red oak, from Hardwoods of Alabama the truck is coming Friday morning. I am so excited I spend a total of $130.98. This is my most complex project yet I hope it comes out good.



17 comments so far

View NBeener's profile

NBeener

4816 posts in 3414 days


#1 posted 07-21-2010 10:38 PM

Been practicing with that new mortiser, yet ??

You’re gonna’ have fun, Charles !

Hope you can take (and post) pictures, along the way !!

-- -- Neil

View swirt's profile

swirt

3564 posts in 3212 days


#2 posted 07-21-2010 10:41 PM

Good luck and steady hands will be yours. Have fun.

-- Galootish log blog, http://www.timberframe-tools.com

View lew's profile

lew

12510 posts in 3995 days


#3 posted 07-21-2010 10:44 PM

Sounds like a neat project, CJ!

Also, looks like you got a really good price on the oak, too!

-- Lew- Time traveler. Purveyor of the Universe's finest custom rolling pins.

View thatwoodworkingguy's profile

thatwoodworkingguy

375 posts in 3170 days


#4 posted 07-21-2010 10:51 PM

That seems like a great price to me for all that wood. hmmm…
Good luck though! I love morris chars and cant wait to see yours.

-- thatwoodworkingguy.com ~Eagle America~ ~Woodcraft~

View Beginningwoodworker's profile

Beginningwoodworker

13345 posts in 3913 days


#5 posted 07-21-2010 10:55 PM

Yes I have, Neil.

View PurpLev's profile

PurpLev

8548 posts in 3888 days


#6 posted 07-21-2010 10:57 PM

sweet! sounds like a great plan.

speaking of plans – are you following any particular plan? made your own? or just going with it as it goes?

-- ㊍ When in doubt - There is no doubt - Go the safer route.

View Tim Dahn's profile

Tim Dahn

1577 posts in 3805 days


#7 posted 07-21-2010 11:14 PM

This should be a good one to watch

-- Good judgement comes from experience and experience comes from poor judgement.

View woodpeckerbill's profile

woodpeckerbill

205 posts in 3513 days


#8 posted 07-21-2010 11:48 PM

Looking forward to seeing it. Have fun!
Bill

View Beginningwoodworker's profile

Beginningwoodworker

13345 posts in 3913 days


#9 posted 07-22-2010 12:12 AM

I am following a plan I got from a woodworker.

View patron's profile

patron

13641 posts in 3581 days


#10 posted 07-22-2010 01:21 AM

this is great charles ,
it sounds like you have been waiting anxiously for this .
if you feel that exited about spending that money ,
come on over here ,
i pay that every month ,
so i can have electricity .
i need to be exited like that too !

looking forward to the build ,
keep us posted .

-- david - only thru kindness can this world be whole . If we don't succeed we run the risk of failure. Dan Quayle

View Boris 's profile

Boris

190 posts in 3155 days


#11 posted 07-22-2010 01:53 AM

good luck, I am going to look for up dates ,that something I would like to build

View jack1's profile

jack1

2117 posts in 4267 days


#12 posted 07-22-2010 01:57 AM

You’ll like working with the red oak. Take your time and measure, measure, measure… ;0)

-- jack -- ...measure once, curse twice!

View Woodwrecker's profile

Woodwrecker

4211 posts in 3815 days


#13 posted 07-22-2010 02:08 AM

Take your time & enjoy the build Charles.
I bet it comes out great!

View Napaman's profile

Napaman

5530 posts in 4317 days


#14 posted 07-22-2010 07:40 AM

cant wait to see the progress!!! this is a project that I have always wanted to make!

-- Matt--Proud LJ since 2007

View Roz's profile

Roz

1707 posts in 4026 days


#15 posted 07-22-2010 02:23 PM

I’ll be following your progress C. Good luck with it.

-- Terry Roswell, L.A. (Lower Alabama) "Life is what happens to you when you are making other plans."

showing 1 through 15 of 17 comments

Have your say...

You must be signed in to post the comments.

DISCLAIMER: Any posts on LJ are posted by individuals acting in their own right and do not necessarily reflect the views of LJ. LJ will not be held liable for the actions of any user.

Latest Projects | Latest Blog Entries | Latest Forum Topics

HomeRefurbers.com