Morris chair design

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Forum topic by kimball posted 07-03-2009 06:46 PM 997 views 0 times favorited 3 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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07-03-2009 06:46 PM

Hey fellow woodchucks,

I have some left over quarter sawn white oak and started to plan on making a mission style foot rest. Well, researching this led of course to the famous Morris chair. Unfortunately, the designs that I have seen leave something to be desired. Does anyone out there have something fresh ( I prefer the small spindles)?
Thank you in advance,

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#1 posted 07-03-2009 06:48 PM

I meant the Morris chair and not the foot stool in case that wasn’t clear. Oh by the way, I know that I am going to have to purchase more lumber. DRAT!

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#2 posted 07-04-2009 01:10 PM

Check out some here

-- Measure once cut twice....oh wait....ooops.

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#3 posted 07-04-2009 11:45 PM

just do a google image search for morris chair styles and there will be pics of dozens of different styles to look at.

i personally like the open sided bow arm the best

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