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Project by Philfranklin posted 549 days ago 2825 views 34 times favorited 25 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This started out as a basic Prairie sofa from Robert Lang’s drawings. Decided I wanted the spindle version and invented my own concept. Little did I know what a process that would be. Seeing this piece in my house started me on a pathway of building a lot more like this.





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#1 posted 549 days ago

Nicely done!

-- It's all good, if it's wood...

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#2 posted 549 days ago

Absolutely Gorgeous….....perfect

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#3 posted 549 days ago

Gotta love Stickley !! What finish did you use?

-- Carl, Iowa

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#4 posted 549 days ago

Very very nice!!!

...rookieII

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#5 posted 549 days ago

hey great project, i have a question, can you give an estimate of the cost of the upholstery, iam in the process of finishing two morris chairs and i dont know nothing about upholstery, thanks and this is in my bucket list.

-- I Just Love Working With Wood.

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#6 posted 549 days ago

I used some high grace vinyl which cost about $45 a yard. The morris chair used about 2 1/2 yards.

I use tung oil on my pieces for ease of working it. After about 4 or 5 coats, I wet sand it, and give it another 4 coast more or less.

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#7 posted 549 days ago

Your an artist with wood. Can’t wait to see your other projects.

-- J. L. , Kinsman, Ohio

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#8 posted 549 days ago

Welcome to Ljs
You did a wonderful job.

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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#9 posted 549 days ago

Nicely executed !

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

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#10 posted 549 days ago

Very nicely done!

-- John C. -- "Firearms are second only to the Constitution in importance; they are the peoples' liberty's teeth." George Washington

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#11 posted 549 days ago

Great piece, can’t wait to see the additional pieces

-- Norman

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#12 posted 549 days ago

Wow, that’s a lot of mortices and tenons for one project. Looks great. I love Arts and Crafts furniture.

-- "There seems to be a black hole in my garage that swallows up pencils and tape measures as soon as I put them down."

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#13 posted 549 days ago

Beautiful piece. Thanks for sharing.

-- Michael A. Norman

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#14 posted 549 days ago

One of my favorite designs : ) Great job on this !!

-- When you arrive at my front door, please knock softly but firmly. I like soft , firm, knockers : )

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#15 posted 548 days ago

Gorgeous. Love the design.

-- No reserve. No retreat. No regrets.

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