Foot rest for Morris Chair

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Project by Marge posted 11-03-2008 04:34 PM 1549 views 2 times favorited 5 comments Add to Favorites Watch

We purchased a Morris chair and rocker – the chairs seemed a bit above my skill level, but I decided I could build the foot stools. I built two – used red oak and stained it to match the aurora finish on the white oak chairs – thank you Homestead finishing for a recipe to combine stains for the proper look. The uphosterly was done by a professional – all in all the project cost less than a third of what it would have cost to purchase with the chairs and I had fun to boot!

-- Marge, Colorado

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John Stegall

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#1 posted 11-03-2008 05:00 PM

Plus you improved your skills!!! Looks good.

-- jstegall

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#2 posted 11-03-2008 06:55 PM

Great job. The chair…, try to make one. I’m sure you can.

-- masrol, kuala lumpur, MY.

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#3 posted 11-03-2008 07:16 PM

Looks like you matched them up nicely. Bet no one would notice if you did not tell them they did not come with the set.

-- mtnwild (Jack), It's not what you see, it's how you see it.

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#4 posted 08-13-2009 01:07 AM

Nice foot rest!

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#5 posted 04-12-2014 04:20 AM

Great work

-- Norman

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