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Project by doms posted 1883 days ago 1368 views 4 times favorited 9 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Relaxing chair made of red oak. I’m seating on it as we speak!
You can adjust the position of the back. 3 levels.

-- Dominique Barbier - Dallas, TX





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lew

9992 posts in 2382 days


#1 posted 1883 days ago

Great Looking Chair.

Neat idea on the back adjustment mechanism!

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

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Splinterman

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#2 posted 1883 days ago

Multi position, strong and well finished….good one Doms.

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Alan

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#3 posted 1883 days ago

Very nice, what type of finishing is on it. Thansk, Al

-- Alan, Prince George

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doms

41 posts in 1980 days


#4 posted 1883 days ago

Thanks.
For the finnishing i applied:
- red mahogany stain
- light sanding (at 320)
- shellac amber (2 coats)
- polyurethane (2 coats)

Hope that will inspire you!

-- Dominique Barbier - Dallas, TX

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woodsmithshop

1116 posts in 2173 days


#5 posted 1882 days ago

really nice chair, would this be something like a Morris Chair? it has a much lighter look to it, not bulky looking

-- Smitty!!!

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Mike Gager

615 posts in 1894 days


#6 posted 1882 days ago

wss, yes this could be considered a morris chair. there were actually dozens of different styles of morris chair. most as you are probably familiar with have slats or spindles on the side. they were also versions with open sides and some even had full panels. here is a stickley morris chair similar to dominiques chair i found on a quick search http://www.philtaylorantiques.com/images/antique/larger/00005.jpg

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doms

41 posts in 1980 days


#7 posted 1882 days ago

yes good catch guys, when drawing the plan i got inspired by a morris chair that i found on this very same website (LJ) i just added a back adjustment mechanism to have 3 different positions.

-- Dominique Barbier - Dallas, TX

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gjd

18326 posts in 2279 days


#8 posted 1882 days ago

So will you be getting out of that chair to do anymore projects? Looks awfully comfy. Thanks for posting.

-- gjd Southcentral Wisconsin

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a1Jim

112011 posts in 2204 days


#9 posted 1882 days ago

very nice chair Well done

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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