Morris Chair

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Project by DBnR posted 1476 days ago 1742 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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#1 posted 1476 days ago

Simple is good, looks comfy.

-- Doug...

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#2 posted 1476 days ago

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

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

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#3 posted 1476 days ago

Great job!! Nice design and build.

-- Jack, Albuquerque

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#4 posted 1476 days ago

Looks great, I have always like these.

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

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#5 posted 1476 days ago

I totally agree with the KISS principle. Very nice work

-- Norman

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#6 posted 1475 days ago

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 1474 days ago

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

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#8 posted 1474 days ago

I bought these plans from, 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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