Student Project - Morris Chair

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One of my High School Senior students started this Morris Chair when he was a sophomore and was not able to take my class as a Junior, but was able to fit it into his Senior Schedule and completed it this year. We hired the upholstery since we do not have the equipment and I do not have the training. He used the Festool Domino to do much of the work on it this year. The original plans that we modified came from the February 1999 issue of Wood Magazine. He also carved his initials into each side of the chair.

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#1 posted 05-10-2010 04:55 AM

well done looks super.

-- Custom furniture

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#2 posted 05-10-2010 05:59 AM

That is a masterpiece he can treasure forever.

-- Scott "Some days you are the big dog, some days you are the fire hydrant"

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#3 posted 05-10-2010 01:09 PM

That looks great, he did a nice job.

-- Mike, Western New York

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#4 posted 05-10-2010 03:29 PM

Great job! Your student has a promising talent. A chair like this is a lifetime piece

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#5 posted 05-10-2010 03:36 PM

Super project!

-- Ken, "Everyday above ground is a good day!"

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#6 posted 05-10-2010 03:38 PM

Good looking chair! It says something really positive that a student can keep on a project for that length of time.

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#7 posted 05-10-2010 03:43 PM

Great looking chair.

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#9 posted 05-10-2010 09:54 PM

Lots of years of reading and watching tv in that! Nice work…

-- Jim, Nebraska

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#10 posted 05-11-2010 03:22 AM

Very Nice Chair! Conrats To Your Student AND His Teacher!


-- Hope Everyone Is Doing Well! .... Best Regards: Rick

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#11 posted 05-11-2010 04:14 AM

Great chair. I bet he was just waiting to get his drivers license before completing the chair. It just would not fit in the newspaper racks on his bike.

-- Norman

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