Morris Chair

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Project by FarmGopher posted 10-16-2013 02:12 PM 3379 views 7 times favorited 10 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Here’s a Morris Chair that I made earlier this year. It is made out of quarter-sawn red oak, with general finishes mission oak stain and Arm-a-Seal. It is part of a set of furniture I have made for my living room. I used Sketch-up to design the chair. The legs are hollow and were made with a 45 degree locking router bit so that all four sides have the quarter-sawn grain pattern. Thanks,

-- Matt

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#1 posted 10-16-2013 02:45 PM

Looks nice! How do you like the arms? Your version looks like much less trouble than the curved variety. i like the slats too. The ones with lots of skinny slats look too busy for my taste.

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#2 posted 10-16-2013 03:21 PM

Nice chair! Good job on making up the legs.

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#3 posted 10-16-2013 03:28 PM

Great chair. I loves mission furniture.

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#4 posted 10-16-2013 03:28 PM

Very nice. I have been wanting to build one of these for sometime now and you may have just gotten the ball rolling in my court.

I also use Sketchup for designing all of my projects, it is an awesome tool.

Thanks for sharing!

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#5 posted 10-16-2013 03:56 PM

It’s a beautiful chair and a real nice job.

helluvawreck aka Charles

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#6 posted 10-16-2013 04:11 PM

Very nice work Matt,a super looking chair.


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#7 posted 10-16-2013 04:32 PM

Nice work, Love Morris chairs…. Well done.

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#8 posted 10-17-2013 04:26 AM

Nice looking Morris chair! I bet it’s even more comfortable because you built it yourself!

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#9 posted 10-17-2013 05:14 AM

Very Nice Chair. WELL DONE!!!

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#10 posted 10-22-2013 02:09 PM

Great and comfy looking chair! Like the style and the build. You should be proud. Great job!

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