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Slat Morris Chair in Mahogany and Maple

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Project by Brian Brace Fine Furniture Maker posted 01-22-2013 02:22 PM 1490 views 4 times favorited 7 comments Add to Favorites Watch
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This chair was made about on December 1st 2007 and was the first Morris chair I made with my own company. I did not have the money to buy the wood because I was trying to buy tools at the time so I worked for a couple of wood shops in the past and I was going to them to get any scrap wood I could get. The only wood I bought was the maple for the arms! I was using the chair and showing it at many art shows and was able to use it to sell others and was able to keep it in the end so it is in my house to remind me and also to see how much i have progressed since I started on my own. I can not tell you how many jobs I did during the recession in south Florida from any thing I could find just to show people what I could do. Funny to look back now! Thanks for looking but it is time to go make some dust.

Brian Brace
Furniture Maker
Black Mountain,NC
http://www.finefurnituremaker.net

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





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helluvawreck

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#1 posted 01-22-2013 02:31 PM

Nice design, Brian. You have a nice web site and make some nice things. Congratulations.

helluvawreck aka Charles
http://woodworkingexpo.wordpress.com

-- If a man does not keep pace with his companions, perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer. Let him step to the music which he hears, however measured or far away. Henry David Thoreau

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Jamie Speirs

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#2 posted 01-22-2013 03:03 PM

Brian that is a nice piece
It is best to have something to show your customer
it gives them confidence.
Jamie

-- 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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#3 posted 01-22-2013 05:16 PM

fine looking Chair Brian and a interesting wood combination too.

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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DocSavage45

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#4 posted 01-22-2013 05:30 PM

Sounds like you made many good choices and persisted in your dream. Good for you!

-- Cau Haus Designs, Thomas J. Tieffenbacher

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ZED

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#5 posted 01-22-2013 07:40 PM

I like the color contrast, you NEED to post more pictures of your work it’s great but I can see enough of it to suit me.

-- A good craftsman is able to make it work with the tools he has, I still need more tools

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Fishinbo

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#6 posted 01-23-2013 02:34 PM

Beautiful and comfortable chair, like the design and wood combo. Shows great talent and craftsmanship.

—www.sawblade.com

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Dan'um Style

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#7 posted 01-23-2013 10:21 PM

Well done Brian. You are living a life that many of us only dream of.
Regards
DAN

-- keeping myself entertained ... Humor and fun lubricate the brain

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