Adjustable Morris Chair

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Project by Kookaburra posted 784 days ago 2124 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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#1 posted 784 days ago

Beautiful chair, well constructed.

-- Peter, Woodbridge, Ontario

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#2 posted 784 days ago

Nice chair, Norm Abrams would be proud.

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#3 posted 784 days ago

ah yes, it is Norm’s design :)

-- Kay - Just a girl who loves wood.

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#4 posted 783 days ago

Nice, plus it passes the comfy test.

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#5 posted 783 days ago

nice work there!

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

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#6 posted 783 days ago

Looks great a very fine build,well done.

-- Custom furniture

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#7 posted 783 days ago

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

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#8 posted 783 days ago

Very Nice.

-- Wood is not velveeta

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#9 posted 783 days ago

Excellent work

-- Don, Royersford, PA

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#10 posted 783 days ago

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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#11 posted 782 days ago

Beautiful morris chair.

-- CJIII Future cabinetmaker

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Jiri Parkman

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#12 posted 765 days ago

Beautiful chair and perfect inspiration. Thanks for sharing.

-- Jiri

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#13 posted 762 days ago

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

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe.

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#14 posted 677 days ago

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


-- If I can do can you! -AJswoodshop

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#15 posted 660 days ago

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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