Arbor Morris Chair In leather

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Project by Brian Brace Fine Furniture Maker posted 06-16-2013 09:49 PM 2544 views 10 times favorited 15 comments Add to Favorites Watch
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This is my signature Arbor Morris chair that I just finished in leather and looks outstanding. This piece is quartered Oak with a hand rubbed lacquer that was dye stained.

Brian Brace
Fine Furniture Maker

-- Brian Brace Fine Furniture Maker,Blk Mt NC

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#1 posted 06-16-2013 11:12 PM

Beautiful job, Brian! I love historic/vintage chairs and this is a work of art.

-- Bwanamdogo

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#2 posted 06-16-2013 11:15 PM

Nice chair Brian….looks just right for a coffee and the Sunday morning paper for a quiet relaxing read…great job.

-- Dave.......If at first you don’t succeed redefine success....

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#3 posted 06-17-2013 01:58 AM

Very nice Morris! I have been thinking about building one of these. Great looks!

-- HorizontalMike -- "Woodpeckers understand..."

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#4 posted 06-17-2013 02:02 AM

Brian your chair is awesome. Apparently this was not your first attempt at it :-))

-- Bill - "Suit yourself and let the rest be pleased."

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#5 posted 06-17-2013 02:51 AM

Brian your getting better at this. LOL! Do you do your own upholstering?

-- Cau Haus Designs, Thomas J. Tieffenbacher

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#6 posted 06-17-2013 03:48 AM

Brian this is awesome! I wish you had more pictures from different angles and of the building process. I LOVE the uniqueness. I want to build a pair!

-- Matt--Proud LJ since 2007

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#7 posted 06-17-2013 10:38 AM

like the tree sides

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#8 posted 06-17-2013 01:38 PM

You make a nice chair. That has “take a nap” written all over it. I have one on the back burner and just saw an interesting tenon for the arm rest. One of these days.

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

#9 posted 06-17-2013 02:59 PM

Thanks everyone. I have build Morris Chairs for going on 19 years now. My Arbor Bow Arm Morris Chair I designed and have been building for about 6 years now. They are selling now which is good and This chair is starting to be the piece that is getting me some credit after all of these years of being a furniture maker.

To answer your question DocSavage45 I have a great upholster in the Asheville area that does mu upholstery wood. I think I will stick to furniture making …..Thanks Everyone ,Brian

-- Brian Brace Fine Furniture Maker,Blk Mt NC

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#10 posted 06-17-2013 03:11 PM

Congratulations on this fine chair. It looks very comfortable.

helluvawreck aka Charles

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#11 posted 06-17-2013 03:26 PM

Great chair. I like the design, as well as your choice of leather. The dye color, I believe, is spot-on.

-- Willie, Washington "If You Choose Not To Decide, You Still Have Made a Choice" - Rush

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#12 posted 06-17-2013 03:48 PM

Good that you have a professional that works with you to produce the product you want to make. :)

-- Cau Haus Designs, Thomas J. Tieffenbacher

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#13 posted 06-17-2013 10:03 PM

Brian , Always said leather was the way to go ! If you folks want to see more of Brian’s fine work check out his web page ( ) or Facebook both of which can be accessed via his home button at the top left of this page . Chris

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#15 posted 06-19-2013 06:54 PM

Gorgeous chair! Like the great design and the wood and leather combo. It has heirloom quality. Superb work!

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