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Project by Woodworkerjay posted 07-29-2013 07:23 AM 1554 views 7 times favorited 14 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Bow Arm Morris Chair I just finished for my wife’s friend’s wedding gift.

-- Whenever you find yourself on the side of the majority it is time to pause and reflect. Mark Twain





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Woodbridge

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#1 posted 07-29-2013 12:15 PM

very nice looking chair.

-- Peter, Woodbridge, Ontario

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CL810

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#2 posted 07-29-2013 12:16 PM

Well done! Craftsmanship looks first rate.

-- "The only limits to our realization of tomorrow will be our doubts of today." - FDR

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TheeWoodShed

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#3 posted 07-29-2013 12:39 PM

Great job!!!! A chair that will last for generations!

-- "Choose a job you love, and you will never have to work a day in your life."

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#4 posted 07-29-2013 01:20 PM

Nice job Jay.
Looks comfortable.

-- Eric, central Florida

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#5 posted 07-29-2013 02:42 PM

Nicely done. Looks super comfortable. Great work !

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#6 posted 07-29-2013 07:33 PM

Great craftsmanship!

-- Ron, Eugene, OR, "Curiosity is a terrible thing to waste."

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#7 posted 07-29-2013 10:33 PM

Nice looking chair Jay….well done.

-- Dave.......If at first you don’t succeed redefine success....

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#8 posted 07-30-2013 12:03 AM

awesome job! Is that the chair from Charles Niel woodworking online class?

-- "Nothing happens until you build it"

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dpow

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#9 posted 07-30-2013 02:14 AM

I like the bow arms. You did a nice job. Thanks for sharing.

-- Doug

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489tad

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#10 posted 07-30-2013 03:40 AM

Very nice job. I sure your friend will be more than pleased. Did you steam bend the arms?

-- Dan, Naperville IL, I.G.N.

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#11 posted 07-31-2013 09:07 AM

Great chair, love these .. has been on the to list….

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

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Fishinbo

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#12 posted 08-01-2013 02:49 PM

It looks great and comfortable. Like the great design and the great joinery. Excellent work!

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Woodworkerjay

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#13 posted 08-02-2013 01:54 AM

Thanks everyone. I joined a couple of months ago and I am in awe of the craftmanship on here.

I got the plans off of the Internet a couple of years ago and this is my second set.

You can’t see it in the picture, but the arms are 3 pieces 1/2” thick and just glued and clamped on a jig to get the bow.

Later

-- Whenever you find yourself on the side of the majority it is time to pause and reflect. Mark Twain

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#14 posted 01-18-2015 09:28 AM

Great work,real nice looking!

-- "The secret of getting ahead is getting started" Mark Twain https://www.youtube.com/user/bazza866/videos

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