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Project by RyanC posted 527 days ago 1304 views 4 times favorited 8 comments Add to Favorites Watch

It’s not really that exciting but it came together pretty good. I made it out of red oak and ended up staining it pretty dark. I used black cherry stain and covered it with several coats of poly.

I got the plans out of Wood Magazine. Other than a few minor details, it is pretty much like the article.

I had my some material leftover from a giant beanbag chair that I used to own. So I cut it up and sent it to my parents whom made the cushions. I will say that the if anyone is planning something with cushions, using high density foam might be a bit too firm for some people. Maybe should have gone with medium density… but I still like it.

Thanks for looking!!

RyanC

-- I've told you a million times not to exaggerate!!





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Monte Pittman

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#1 posted 527 days ago

It does look very comfy. Good job.

-- Mother Nature created it, I just assemble it. - It's not ability that we often lack, but the patience to use our ability

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BinghamtonEd

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#2 posted 527 days ago

Excellent craftsmanship. It really looks great, I think the choice of stain was perfect.

-- - The mightiest oak in the forest is just a little nut that held its ground.

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Woodbridge

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#3 posted 527 days ago

Great looking chair. I like the dark cherry colour.

-- Peter, Woodbridge, Ontario

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Jeffrey Alexander

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#4 posted 527 days ago

Beautiful! I love black cherry finishes and have used it alot. Did you also use a dye underneath the stain?

-- "--Build Beauty to leave to those who appreciated it , not to ungrateful kids..."

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dpow

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#5 posted 526 days ago

I like the chair, great style. The dark stain and dark cushions seem to go good together. Thanks for sharing.

-- Doug

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Mean_Dean

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#6 posted 525 days ago

Great looking Morris chair! Looks very comfortable—and I like how your cat was eye-balling it!

-- Dean

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RyanC

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#7 posted 525 days ago

Hey Jeffery, I didn’t use any dye under the stain but it probably has about 4 coats on it.

-- I've told you a million times not to exaggerate!!

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Fishinbo

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#8 posted 524 days ago

Superb work on that beautiful and comfy chair. Like the dark stain and the cushions.

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