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Project by handplane posted 2188 days ago 2369 views 7 times favorited 4 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Having built a pair of Bow Arm Morris Chairs with my wife, we needed the matching Ottoman for each chair. I built these at home after returning from American Sycamore Woodworkers Retreat with the finished chairs. These are also solid quartersawn white oak made entirely with true mortise and tenon joinery. The cross stretchers protrude through the legs with a true through tenon. Not the easiest thing to get right and make look good, but I’m pleased with the outcome. The finish is wipe on tung oil varnish. The leather upholstery work was done by professionals at Ackermans in the Chicago area.

-- - Scott "handplane"





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#1 posted 2188 days ago

very nice!! I am seeing these before your chairs…so cant wait to see them!

-- Matt--Proud LJ since 2007

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#2 posted 2188 days ago

Those are some nice ottamans.

-- CJIII Future cabinetmaker

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#3 posted 2188 days ago

Great additions for your chairs. They match beautifully. Thanks for sharing.

-- My favorite piece is my last one, my best piece is my next one.

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#4 posted 2184 days ago

Great job!

Thanks for the post

Callum

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