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Adjustable Morris Chair

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Project by Kookaburra posted 05-19-2012 09:40 PM 2360 views 11 times favorited 15 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Lots of new things to learn with this project. The bowed back stretchers, the hinges, and the through tenons – all new to me! And it is comfortable.

Quarter sawn oak throughout.

-- Kay - Just a girl who loves wood.





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Woodbridge

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#1 posted 05-19-2012 10:26 PM

Beautiful chair, well constructed.

-- Peter, Woodbridge, Ontario

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hunnypot

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#2 posted 05-19-2012 11:16 PM

Nice chair, Norm Abrams would be proud.

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Kookaburra

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#3 posted 05-19-2012 11:24 PM

ah yes, it is Norm’s design :)

-- Kay - Just a girl who loves wood.

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canoe911

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#4 posted 05-20-2012 09:01 AM

Nice, plus it passes the comfy test.

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PurpLev

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#5 posted 05-20-2012 02:34 PM

nice work there!

-- ㊍ When in doubt - There is no doubt - Go the safer route.

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a1Jim

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#6 posted 05-20-2012 03:15 PM

Looks great a very fine build,well done.

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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Luke

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#7 posted 05-20-2012 05:16 PM

Very nice! On my bucket list of projects to do.

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Texchappy

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#8 posted 05-20-2012 05:47 PM

Very Nice.

-- Wood is not velveeta

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doncutlip

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#9 posted 05-20-2012 06:49 PM

Excellent work

-- Don, Royersford, PA

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Ripthorn

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#10 posted 05-20-2012 10:59 PM

A morris chair is on my short list for upcoming projects. I like your idea for the adjustment. I want to do some kind of mechanism that will allow for me to adjust the recline while still seated. Still thinking on that one though.

-- Brian T. - Exact science is not an exact science

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Beginningwoodworker

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#11 posted 05-21-2012 12:00 PM

Beautiful morris chair.

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Jiri Parkman

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#12 posted 06-07-2012 07:33 PM

Beautiful chair and perfect inspiration. Thanks for sharing.

-- Jiri

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Roger

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#13 posted 06-10-2012 10:24 PM

A really nice chair, and with mighty Oak. Very nice

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe. Kentuk55@yahoo.com

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AJswoodshop

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#14 posted 09-03-2012 08:51 PM

Great job on the chair, keep up the good work!

Aj

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LeslieC

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#15 posted 09-20-2012 06:43 AM

Your work is beautiful. I’ve added you as a buddy, if that’s okay. There are so few women wooodworkers around.

-- There is nothing like a Grateful Dead concert.

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