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Greene and Greene Arbor Morris Chair

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Project by Brian Brace Fine Furniture Maker posted 08-02-2017 01:42 AM 11891 views 23 times favorited 23 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is the newest Morris Chair I released at the 30th Arts and Crafts Conference at the Grove Park Inn. It is made out of Sapele and Ebony with a dye stain and a hand rubbed lacquer finish. Steam bent solid arms with through tenons with my signature Arbor Tree on the sides. Reclines in three positions. Cushions are down and feather blend. A heirloom piece. Elegant yet modern twist in the Greene and Greene style on a classic Morris Chair.I just built dining room chairs for a Henry Greene original house in California and will feature them soon. Thank you all for looking and is nice to share and show.
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For more of my work and other Morris Chairs of mine please check out my website below.

Brian Brace
Fine Furniture
Black Mountain ,NC
828 777 8184
http://www.brianbracefinefurniture.com

-- Brian Brace Fine Furniture Maker,Blk Mt NC http://www.finefurnituremaker.net/





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#1 posted 08-02-2017 01:45 AM

This is an excellent design and wonderful build, very beautiful Brian.

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#2 posted 08-02-2017 02:19 AM

Nice work!!!

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#3 posted 08-02-2017 02:41 AM

fantastic build Brian thanks for sharing. The fabric is a perfect complement to the chair. looking forward to seeing the dining chairs!

-- The optimist says "the glass is half full". The pessimist says "the glass is half empty". The engineer says "the glass is twice as big as it needs to be"

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#4 posted 08-02-2017 06:31 AM

Another artistic achievement Brian! I on’t do iIstagram (yet) LOL!

-- Cau Haus Designs, Thomas J. Tieffenbacher

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#5 posted 08-02-2017 11:26 AM

I love seeing different takes on the Morris chair. This one does not disappoint! Nice!

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#6 posted 08-02-2017 12:16 PM

Beautiful Chair Brian, I love everything about this chair, even the upholstery and side tree panels with it’s art Nouveau style really gives this chair a personalty.

-- Dennis Zongker

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#7 posted 08-02-2017 01:13 PM

That is a really nice chair, all I can is Wow!

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#8 posted 08-02-2017 01:56 PM

This is a beautiful chair and so nicely done.

helluvawreck aka Charles
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#9 posted 08-02-2017 02:13 PM

as a real lover of the g & g style i gotta say you killed it with this chair,great design and fabric choice.i think until youve done a g & g piece of furniture you dont really understand the work that goes into this style,its very time consuming,looks simple but hardly so.i cant wait to see the dining chairs,youve really mastered this style.a well deserved top 3.

-- sawdust the bigger the pile the bigger my smile-larry,so cal.

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#10 posted 08-02-2017 03:26 PM

Dang that is a good looking chair. Well done.

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#11 posted 08-02-2017 04:01 PM

Love this! I have always admired the arts and craft style Morris chairs, but always felt they’d look a little out of place in my house. This one absolutely would work. It’s kind of modern, earthy, yet refined. Love the square ebony pegs everywhere. I could see myself doing this in walnut with walnut pegs – sapele and ebony are a little rich for my blood, but I’m here in Pennsylvania I can always seem to find walnut for reasonable. The gentle curves and the tree in the middle rather than slats… Just gorgeous.

#12 posted 08-02-2017 04:09 PM

Thank you all so much and a great response from you all !
Nice to come up for lunch and see this.
I have many more signature Arbor pieces to come soon , just need to find the time to build them…..Right!

-- Brian Brace Fine Furniture Maker,Blk Mt NC http://www.finefurnituremaker.net/

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#13 posted 08-02-2017 07:26 PM

beautiful chair.

-- Peter, Woodbridge, Ontario

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#14 posted 08-02-2017 08:04 PM

This is a beautiful Morris chair—a chair Charles Greene would have designed for himself!

-- Dean -- "Don't give up the ship -- fight her 'till she sinks!" Capt James Lawrence USN

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#15 posted 08-02-2017 08:06 PM

Love the new take on the old Greene & Greene style. I like the extra attention to detail on the back of the chair. Ebony plugs and the G&G profiling.
Very beautiful piece.

-- Gary in OP

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