Another Morris type chair

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Project by Howie posted 12-15-2011 02:23 AM 2486 views 4 times favorited 12 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I did this out of Poplar and my wife did the uphostry. I decided against oak and leather because I wanted something different. Finish is chestnut and poly.

-- Life is good.

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#1 posted 12-15-2011 04:53 AM

Nice looking chair Howie. I like the color and the upolstry appears to be comfy. Thanks for sharing.

-- Doug

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#3 posted 12-15-2011 01:52 PM

I might add this chair is replacing the LazyBoy in the background, It was really a disapointment.

-- Life is good.

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#4 posted 12-15-2011 03:09 PM

very nice all the way around.

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe. Keep your dust collector fed. [email protected]

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#5 posted 12-15-2011 04:14 PM

Subsituting with popular did not take away from the style of the chair. Nice job. You could always put the Lazy Boy in your shop for some intense designing sessions. ZZZZZZZZZZZZ

-- Dan, Naperville IL, I.G.N.

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#6 posted 12-19-2011 07:51 AM

Very nice looking chair Howie. YOu did a fabulous job on it and the finish and upholstery look great!!

-- Michael Mills, North Carolina,

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#7 posted 12-29-2011 03:36 AM

Great looking work , great design . Looks really comfy .

-- Anybody can break something it takes skill to make or repair stuff .

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#8 posted 01-20-2012 03:10 PM

B E A U T I F U L – Nice craftsmanship. well done.

-- Michael and Matthew

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#9 posted 02-12-2012 11:13 PM

Nice Chair!

I’m glad to see that Poplar “works” for something like this!


What plan did you use… or did you just Do It?

Thank you.

-- Have Fun! Joe Lyddon - Alta Loma, CA USA - Home: ... My Small Gallery:

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#10 posted 02-13-2012 12:05 PM

Joe, plan came from WOOD with a few mods by me. I’m going to build wife one but it will be a swivel rocker.
I’ve done several projects out of poplar that I don’t have posted.

-- Life is good.

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#11 posted 02-13-2012 01:03 PM

Really great execution! The finish on the poplar is fantastic!

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#12 posted 08-13-2012 12:07 AM

Beautiful Morris Chair.

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