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Project by Brian Brace Fine Furniture Maker posted 07-22-2012 02:40 PM 4685 views 32 times favorited 17 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This Morris Chair is my custom design that I made back in 2007. After building Morris Chairs for the past 12 years i wanted to design a chair that was a Brian Brace signature piece that was decorative ,but functional. The arms are solid steam bent along with the back slats. The tree is hand carved making each one just a little bit different on each chair.
Brian Brace
Furniture Maker
1196 Old Us Hwy 70 west
Black Mountain,NC 28711
(828) 777 8148

http://www.finefurnituremaker.net
http://finefurnituremaker.blogspot.com/

-- Brian Brace Fine Furniture Maker,Blk Mt NC http://www.finefurnituremaker.net/





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#1 posted 07-22-2012 03:33 PM

Sweet! Really like the design.

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#2 posted 07-22-2012 04:01 PM

Really nice, great lines to this beauty!

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

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#3 posted 07-22-2012 05:07 PM

Very interesting design,Brian.

-- Lidiya,Russia.http://www.reznoe.ru/

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#4 posted 07-22-2012 05:21 PM

A very nice rework of the basic Morris chair design. The fabric in photo 4 really goes well with the wood (which is cherry ?).

-- Dwight - "Free legal advice available - contact Dewey, Cheetam & Howe""

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#5 posted 07-22-2012 05:23 PM

I like the piece and professional presentation that allows me to see it!

-- Cau Haus Designs, Thomas J. Tieffenbacher

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#6 posted 07-22-2012 06:04 PM

really like the tree design..makes it stand out from the norm

-- We call the destruction of replaceable human made items vandalism, while the destruction of irreplaceable natural resources is called development.

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#7 posted 07-22-2012 06:43 PM

Best looking Morris Chair I’ve seen. Nicely done, great design.

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#8 posted 07-22-2012 06:45 PM

Nailed it! The tree yes, but the curve on the leg is very nice.

-- Dan, Naperville IL, I.G.N.

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#9 posted 07-22-2012 07:00 PM

Nice Brian

The tree is excellent

It is definitely yours

-- Who is the happiest of men? He who values the merits of others, and in their pleasure takes joy, even as though 'twere his own. --Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

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#10 posted 07-22-2012 07:18 PM

A great way to put your signature on a classic design.

-- Steve - Impatience is Expensive

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#11 posted 07-22-2012 08:55 PM

I agree with MonteCristo, the fabric in the piece in picture 4 is spot on. Great work!

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#12 posted 07-23-2012 03:04 AM

Great looking chair. I love the trees and the nice curves on the legs, front rail and arms. Nice looking dog to.

-- Peter, Woodbridge, Ontario

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#13 posted 07-23-2012 03:32 PM

Beautiful Job, Now on my favorites. I hope one day I can build one of this… Where do you got the Plans?

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#14 posted 07-23-2012 09:11 PM

Beautiful.
I saw this some months ago when I was searching the web for some Greene & Greene style inspiration.
Glad you’ve joined LJ’s Brian.

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#15 posted 07-24-2012 04:34 AM

Love it!
I am sitting in a reclining Morris chair right now, but yours is nicer;the hand carved tree is an awesome idea.

-- Scott "Some days you are the big dog, some days you are the fire hydrant"

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