Mahogany Bent Arm Morris Chair

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Project by 2xsurvivor posted 09-12-2010 07:57 AM 3346 views 8 times favorited 6 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This and a cherry bent arm morris chair tool me about the same time that my first chair the walnut one posted earlier did. A total of about 70 hours. I have a bad habit in that when I go to the lumber store to buy wood for a kitchen or any other project if a board is highly figured and calls my name I just gotta have it. So its kinda like Andy Rooney says, sometimes you have to look at a piece of wood for years before you can make something of it. Anyway I love the richness and color of this chair. It is awesome! Some of the most beautiful mahogany.

-- 2Xsurvivor joec in SoCal

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#1 posted 09-12-2010 03:32 PM

Nice job with the chair. Did you do the upholstery or job that out?

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#2 posted 09-12-2010 04:21 PM

All three of your chairs are beautiful but I kind of like the cherry one best. Thanks for posting.

God Bless

-- Mc Bridge Cabinets, Iowa

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#3 posted 09-12-2010 04:25 PM

Very nice, great job!!

-- Jack, Albuquerque

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#4 posted 09-13-2010 07:08 AM

Mike’s custom upholstery did the cushions they are in a shop two doors down. Funny how some like the walnut some mahogany and some the cherry. I have a hard time making up my mind. The cherry is the most spectacular and weird grained cherry I’ve ever seen. The walnut I love because of the knots and grain. The mahogany one is striking grain and a beautiful red color. Thanks so much very labor intensive.

-- 2Xsurvivor joec in SoCal

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#5 posted 09-17-2010 03:27 PM

Another beautiful chair. I think I prefer the cherry one but great job on both.

-- If all you have is a hammer, everything looks like a nail!

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#6 posted 09-17-2010 03:35 PM

Nice looking morris chair.

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