Arbor Bow Arm Morris Chair in Sapele

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Project by Brian Brace Fine Furniture Maker posted 353 days ago 1703 views 20 times favorited 14 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is my signature Arbor Bow Arm Morris Chair that is now going to be offered in Sapele. Having built traditional Morris Chairs in the past ,this Morris Chair was designed to blend arts and craft with more of an art feel.

Brian Brace
Fine Furniture
Black Mountain,NC

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#1 posted 353 days ago

Very nice looking piece.

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#2 posted 353 days ago

Nice evolution of the A&C style!

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#3 posted 353 days ago


You have it down. Hope this piece hooks those looking for that difference. :)

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#4 posted 353 days ago

It’s a wonderful chair done beautifully.

helluvawreck aka Charles

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#5 posted 353 days ago

Brian , Glad to see that your branching out from quarteresawn oak ! Especially like the detail at the chair arms .Well over average rainfall in June and July .If you were in your old shop you would need a blood transfusion the end of each day from the mosquitoes ! Chris

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#6 posted 353 days ago

Beautiful ! Thanks for sharing.

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#7 posted 353 days ago

ll of your work is superb!

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#8 posted 353 days ago

That is a looker! Very nice chair.

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#9 posted 353 days ago

beautiful Brian!

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#10 posted 353 days ago

Awesome piece Brian. Really like the sapele. The upholstery looks good and really compliments the fine woodworking. The tree branches are really distinctive to me.

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#11 posted 353 days ago

I’ve seen this chair before..liked it then & like it now..the tree is great & the front legs are cool

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#12 posted 352 days ago

I’ll say fine furniture. Great looking furniture that will certainly wear well and take on that warmth of wear patterns and color changes.

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#13 posted 352 days ago

nice one

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#14 posted 350 days ago

Outstanding work on that marvelous set. Great design and great joinery.

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