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Project by DBnR posted 08-16-2010 12:44 PM 2076 views 13 times favorited 8 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Here’s a Morris chair I made some time ago.
I spotted some great looking Morris chairs on LJ’s and just had to make one for myself.
This one is made from birch and the upholstery is leather with foam inside.
Finished with oil.
It’s pretty simple, but I prefer this design over the more traditional one.
I got the inspiration for the design from some similar projects posted on LJ’s in the past.





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CampD

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#1 posted 08-16-2010 02:08 PM

Simple is good, looks comfy.

-- Doug...

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#2 posted 08-16-2010 02:22 PM

good job – looks really well built, and great design!

-- Hey you dang woodchucks, quit chucking my wood!!!!

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#3 posted 08-16-2010 03:29 PM

Great job!! Nice design and build.

-- Jack, Albuquerque

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#4 posted 08-16-2010 05:26 PM

Looks great, I have always like these.

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

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#5 posted 08-17-2010 06:18 AM

I totally agree with the KISS principle. Very nice work

-- Norman - I never never make a mistake, I just change the design.

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#6 posted 08-17-2010 06:08 PM

Makes me want to find a good book! Nice work on that I love the simple ones.

-- Jim, Nebraska

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#7 posted 08-18-2010 07:10 PM

Very nice! Did you do it from plans? If so where are they from? Thanks

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DBnR

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#8 posted 08-18-2010 07:30 PM

I bought these plans from Woodstore.net, from which I got most of the basic measurements and some ideas as how to make some of the parts.
I then used that information as a base for this design I did myself (although heavily based on other members projects).

To answer your question, I don’t have any real “plans” for this, just some (vague) drawings with a bunch of writing, measurements and markings on them…

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