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Beginningwoodworker

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03-27-2011 02:36 AM

Topic tags/keywords: oak arts and crafts

I am finish with mom second Morris Chair, I am just getting to posting pictures. The chair came out ok its not my best work but its decent. I really need to take a break from woodworking, so I can improve my skills. Pointing out my midstakes are welcome, so I can get better.


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#1 posted 03-27-2011 03:15 AM

That chair is looking awful nice Charles.
Do have Mom making the cushions for this one too?
I like the finish on this one better then your first one.
It just fit in there.
It looks like your Mom is a collector of pictures and plants like my Mom was.

-- Eric, central Florida / Utor praemia operibus duris

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#2 posted 03-27-2011 03:59 AM

Yes she will do the cushions, yes she loves her picutures and plants.

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#3 posted 03-27-2011 04:35 AM

looking good charles

take a break from woodworking
to improve your skills

just how does that work

-- david - only thru kindness can this world be whole . If we don't succeed we run the risk of failure. Dan Quayle

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#4 posted 03-27-2011 05:17 AM

Chairs are tough. You done good. ;0)

-- jack -- ...measure once, curse twice!

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#5 posted 03-27-2011 05:20 AM

Not sure yet, David. Trying to come up with an answer.

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#6 posted 03-27-2011 05:59 AM

Charles you already do great work. We don’t quit a thing to get better at it. i think you enjoy and love what you do. staying at it can only make you better. All the machinery and tools you’re putting together now is only getting you prepared for more challenging projects.

-- James G'ville,MS Rev 22:2 .............. and the leaves of the tree [were] for the healing of the nations.

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#7 posted 03-27-2011 12:39 PM

Nice chair!! What kind of wood is it?

-- Matt Garcia Wannabe Period Furniture Maker, Houston TX

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#8 posted 03-27-2011 01:55 PM

You know what they say about woodworking. Practice!

-- Jamsie

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#9 posted 03-27-2011 02:16 PM

Hi

Chairs are hard to do and the Morris chair particularly so, I know as I have just finished one. I got to redo a couple of parts and it took an unexpectedly long time to do and get it right but I am happy with it and the effort was well worth it. You should be pleased with yours as well and I am sure it will become a family heirloom.

Alll the best

Don

-- DonH Orleans Ontario

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#10 posted 03-27-2011 02:34 PM

Very nice job. Thank you for sharing with us. Paul

-- Take your time and do it right once.

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#11 posted 03-27-2011 02:36 PM

Charles,

The chair looks great, especially the finish on it. Keep doin what ya love, trying new things, and increasing your knowledge. You’re well on your way.

-- Its not a crack, its a casting imperfection.

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#12 posted 03-27-2011 05:21 PM

Nice work Charles!

-- Terry Roswell, L.A. (Lower Alabama) "Life is what happens to you when you are making other plans."

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#13 posted 03-27-2011 09:40 PM

Matt thats, Red Oak!

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