morris chair with ottamen

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Project by bradnelson posted 08-23-2012 12:06 AM 1716 views 4 times favorited 7 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Morris chair made of birch with amber shellac finish. Through tenons in legs and arms. I used birch because i had a pile i bought for next to nothing at an auction at Keim Lumber. I used brown suede for the upholstery.

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#1 posted 08-23-2012 02:27 PM

Very nice work they both look great.

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#2 posted 08-23-2012 02:37 PM

Beautiful morris chair!

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#3 posted 08-23-2012 09:59 PM

Like the wood color hue but did you mean ‘ottoman’? :)

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#4 posted 08-24-2012 10:34 AM

Looks good. I’ve been wanting to build a Morris chair for a while. Unfortunately, my wife says there is no place in the house for one…

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#5 posted 08-25-2012 06:38 PM

They came out very nicely and look very comfy

-- Norman - I never never make a mistake, I just change the design.

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#6 posted 08-26-2012 06:52 AM

Nice chair! I’ve been looking at Morris Chair designs now for a year, and the one you built is almost exactly the design I want to build. Thanks for posting.

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#7 posted 08-26-2012 08:03 AM

Very nice. I have always liked a Morris Chair

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