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European Spruce Man Chair

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Project by Art posted 364 days ago 774 views 2 times favorited 7 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I made this chair to relax in after a hard day of retirement. I wanted something with with wide arms, a wide seat and high reclining back. The back is hinged to the seat and as you can see from the pictures, has 3 settings. I chose European Spruce because it can be made to look massive without being excessively heavy. My wife was kind enough to have the cushions made as a birthday present. Now all I need is a tray that fits between the arms and I will be a happy camper.

-- Arthur T., Pringle Braai Furniture, South Africa, atrfrmusa@yahoo.co.uk. A lion leaves its skin when it dies....





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Ken90712

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#1 posted 364 days ago

Nicew work, looks comfy!

-- Ken, "Everyday above ground is a good day!"

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Monte Pittman

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#2 posted 364 days ago

Nicely built, good looking chair

-- 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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BGW

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#3 posted 364 days ago

I love the Morris Chair. Someday, I hope to have time to build one for myself…

-- Bob, Indiana, "Well done is better than well said." -Ben Franklin http://www.bgwconstructionllc.com/

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#4 posted 364 days ago

Nice piece. Looks like you found a solution for figuring out how far back ( degrees) to place the back.

-- Cau Haus Designs, Thomas J. Tieffenbacher

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Dutchy

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#5 posted 364 days ago

Nice chair.
When I was a child (45 years ago) my parents had a morris chair. In Holland they called it “rookstoel” with means smokechair. I don,t know were this name came from.

-- My englisch is bad but how is your dutch?

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#6 posted 362 days ago

Excellent job on that handsome, comfy and inviting chair. It perfectly matches the cushions.

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helluvawreck

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#7 posted 362 days ago

That’s a nice chair. It looks comfortable and sturdy.

helluvawreck aka Charles
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-- 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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