Arbor Bow Arm Morris Chair (quartered oak dark)

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Project by Brian Brace Fine Furniture Maker posted 12-23-2012 03:55 PM 2316 views 7 times favorited 9 comments Add to Favorites Watch
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This is one of my signature Morris Chairs the Arbor Bow Arm Morris Chair with a Bow Ottoman in quartered oak with a dark finish. This piece is now in the Grovewood Gallery here in Asheville for everyone to view. I am hoping someone will have a new chair to bring home soon!

Brian Brace
Fine Furniture Maker
1196 old us hwy 70 west #c
Black Mountain NC

-- Brian Brace Fine Furniture Maker,Blk Mt NC

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#1 posted 12-23-2012 04:20 PM

That’s just beautiful! The curved legs (bowed?) are elegant. The “tree” is unique and very well done.

-- Gene 'The true soldier fights not because he hates what is in front of him, but because he loves what is behind him.' G. K. Chesterton

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#2 posted 12-23-2012 05:23 PM

Well executed as always! Hope it’s a winner for you.

-- Cau Haus Designs, Thomas J. Tieffenbacher

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#3 posted 12-23-2012 05:41 PM

Very Classy looking. Do you do your own upolstry work as well?

-- Mother Nature created it, I just assemble it.

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#4 posted 12-23-2012 05:43 PM

Very nice work Brian

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#5 posted 12-23-2012 06:32 PM

Great chair, well done.

-- Willie, Washington "If You Choose Not To Decide, You Still Have Made a Choice" - Rush

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#6 posted 12-24-2012 02:20 AM

Very nice chair. This is on my woodworking bucket list and your version is very nice.

-- The view only changes for the leading dog.

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#7 posted 12-24-2012 09:22 PM

beautiful chair and ottoman! I’m sure they will find a new home soon!

-- Dean -- "Don't give up the ship -- fight her 'till she sinks!" Capt James Lawrence USN

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#8 posted 12-25-2012 05:28 PM

I am sure it is the woodworking design and craftsmanship you are proud of, and understandably so, it is beautiful. But I also love your choice of upholstery.

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#9 posted 02-23-2017 09:29 PM

How do you attach the arm to the sides? Just the through mortise? Or some pins too? Very nicely done.

-- Pete

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