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My variation on a Morris Chair

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Project by Hopdevil posted 10-08-2017 04:27 PM 951 views 2 times favorited 8 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Finally! My take on the Morris chair is done. I finished the chair itself several years ago, but with moving to Colorado and other life stuff, I did not have time to get it upholstered until now. FWIW for the Denver area folks, there is a great little upholstery shop in Lyons. I purchased the hide at Tandy Leather. The Upholstery Shop did a great job for a very reasonable price. Thanks to Mark from the http://www.thewoodwhisperer.com/ as always for the inspiration and guidance.

-- Buzz ---- Of all the things I have ever lost, I miss my mind the most.





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Stanley Coker

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#1 posted 10-08-2017 05:59 PM

Very nice job. I really like the design of the chair.

-- Stanley, North Georgia

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helluvawreck

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#2 posted 10-08-2017 06:33 PM

Wow! This is a beautiful chair and so nicely done.

helluvawreck aka Charles
http://woodworkingexpo.wordpress.com

-- If a man does not keep pace with his companions, perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer. Let him step to the music which he hears, however measured or far away. Henry David Thoreau

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swirt

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#3 posted 10-09-2017 01:00 AM

Very nicely done. Looks comfy too.

-- Galootish log blog, http://www.timberframe-tools.com

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#4 posted 10-09-2017 01:36 PM

Looks Great, good job.

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#5 posted 10-09-2017 01:47 PM

Wow! The detail in the arm is beautiful! And that’s my kind of relaxing – sit on a Morris chair in front a a crackling fire… I think that’s what Heaven is like :-) Great job. Is it cherry wood?

-- Pete

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#6 posted 10-09-2017 09:47 PM

Great looking Morris chair! Looks like you’ve got a great location to sit and enjoy the ambiance!

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

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Hopdevil

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#7 posted 10-10-2017 01:22 AM

Thanks folks,
Yes it is cherry. It was fun to make, just wish it hadn’t taken so long to get upholstered.
The fire helps on a day like today. Almost 9 inches of snow.

-- Buzz ---- Of all the things I have ever lost, I miss my mind the most.

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#8 posted 10-11-2017 02:53 PM

Great design

-- Wood and Glass they kick (well you know) Have a great day - Dug

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