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Project by doms posted 06-27-2009 03:08 PM 1383 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

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#1 posted 06-27-2009 03:18 PM

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 06-27-2009 04:04 PM

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

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Alan

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#3 posted 06-27-2009 05:04 PM

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

-- Alan, Prince George

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doms

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#4 posted 06-27-2009 05:18 PM

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

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#5 posted 06-27-2009 06:01 PM

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

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#6 posted 06-28-2009 01:09 AM

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

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#7 posted 06-28-2009 02:02 AM

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

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#8 posted 06-28-2009 02:06 AM

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

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#9 posted 06-28-2009 05:22 AM

very nice chair Well done

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