Tea Party Chair - new design...

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Project by ScottMorrison posted 09-25-2010 08:42 PM 7449 views 37 times favorited 26 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Hello everyone,

Here are some pictures of a newly completed chair design. The Tea Party Chair was a ton of fun to build, and the chair allows it to be tucked away in a corner when not needed (just like me). The chair can be built using any number of different joints, such as my Butterfly Joint, a Maloof Joint or even a lap joint.

For anyone interested, the project is available as a DVD with included templates here:

Tea Party Chair DVD and Template Kit

So the next time you’re at a Tea Party and need a comfy place to sit…you’ll have one.


-- Scott Morrison, Montana,

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#1 posted 09-25-2010 08:51 PM

Very nice

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#2 posted 09-25-2010 08:55 PM

Wood species?

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#3 posted 09-25-2010 09:33 PM

Oops…forgot to mention that.

Walnut. Finished with Tung Oil and wax.

-- Scott Morrison, Montana,

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#4 posted 09-25-2010 09:38 PM

I really like the concept of the three legged chair, and you have executed it wonderfully. I may try a redention of this in the future, thanks for the inspiration.

-- Junior -Quality is never an accident-it is the reward for the effort involved.

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#5 posted 09-25-2010 09:41 PM

excellent work … beautiful shapes

-- keeping myself entertained ... Humor and fun lubricate the brain

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#6 posted 09-25-2010 09:58 PM

That is a really beautiful chair Scott. The 3 legged design is very nice and practical.

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#7 posted 09-25-2010 10:12 PM

I really find it beautiful, it’s light and elegant, but still standing ‘solid’ on the three legs.
Really good design,
Best thoughts,

-- MAD F, the fanatical rhykenologist and vintage architect. Democraticwoodworking.

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#8 posted 09-25-2010 11:37 PM

I like the delicate look that belies the strength. The backrest support really works nicely here. A plus is the fact that people are less likely to rock back on one leg rather than two! Nice execution.

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#9 posted 09-25-2010 11:45 PM

A sweet design for sure. But I wouldn’t expect anything less from you;)

-- Todd A. Clippinger, Montana,

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#10 posted 09-26-2010 02:27 AM

Amazing work…love it. Gives me some inspiration now…

-- Stillcruizin after all these years.. Greg, Melbourne, Australia.

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#11 posted 09-26-2010 06:00 AM

N I C E!

... and you don’t have to worry about Leg Wobble! :)

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#12 posted 09-26-2010 08:09 AM

Very nice indeed

-- Life is enjoyable especially when you borrow from people

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#13 posted 09-26-2010 02:58 PM

Very unique design. Beautiful chair! But I didn’t think they sat down at tea parties? I thought they jumped around and yelled derogatory remarks and hit people on the head with poster signs? (justt kiddding… )

-- Homer : "Oh, and how is education supposed to make me feel smarter? Besides, every time I learn something new, it pushes some old stuff out of my brain."

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#14 posted 09-26-2010 04:18 PM

Beautiful chair Scott!

-- Fred.... Poconos, PA ---- Chairwright in the making ----

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#15 posted 09-26-2010 06:28 PM

excellent in every detail.

-- John , Central PA , on facebook:!/pages/JC-Sterling-fine-furniture/104430802928776

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