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Onken Morris Chair

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Project by BigRedKnothead posted 12-19-2016 12:40 AM 2420 views 10 times favorited 30 comments Add to Favorites Watch

My dear wife commandeered the first Morris chair I made, so I needed another to rest my loins. It’s comfy, and I’m pleased. Blogged a bit of the build here if you’re interested:

http://www.westfallwoodcraft.com/2016/12/onken-morris-chair.html

I should note, it’ll return to it’s spot next to the old Morris chair, as soon as her Harry Potter-themed Xmas tree is put away for the season.

Much love,

Rojo Grande.

-- "At the end of the day, try and make it beautiful....because the world is full of ugly." Konrad Sauer





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#1 posted 12-19-2016 12:49 AM

As usual, Red, very nice!

-- Mark Kornell, Kornell Wood Design

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#2 posted 12-19-2016 01:03 AM

That’s a fine looking chair, I’ll bet it’s really solid and comfortable. The matching ottoman is nice.

-- Allen, Colorado (Instagram @bobasaurus_woodworking)

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#3 posted 12-19-2016 01:03 AM

Once again, Red, you have proved your worth ;)
Very nice work sir!! That is a very handsome chair.

-- Brian Noel

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#4 posted 12-19-2016 01:15 AM

Really lovely, Red. Nice detailing on the arms and sides.

-- ian | "You can't stop what's coming. It ain't all waiting on you. That's vanity."

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#5 posted 12-19-2016 01:37 AM

Matching, yet not. Gorgeous, Red!
Merry Christmas!

-- God bless, Candy

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#6 posted 12-19-2016 02:19 AM

Very beautiful work

-- Mother Nature created it, I just assemble it.

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#7 posted 12-19-2016 02:40 AM

Looks great Red. I love a good Morris chair build!

-- Douglas in Chicago - https://dcwwoodworks.com

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#8 posted 12-19-2016 03:46 AM

Handsome chair Rojo. Nicely done.

-- "It's only wood. Use it." - Smitty || Instagram - out_of_focus1.618

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#9 posted 12-19-2016 04:01 AM

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#10 posted 12-19-2016 04:32 AM

Beautiful! Gotta love those Morris chairs. Just got done with my first bowarm Morris chair last weekend. Already figuring on another too. Loved the last picture too….made me laugh out loud.

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#11 posted 12-19-2016 05:02 AM

Thanks folks.

It’ll return to it’s spot next to the old Morris chair, as soon as her Harry Potter-themed Xmas tree is put away for the season. Sigh.

-- "At the end of the day, try and make it beautiful....because the world is full of ugly." Konrad Sauer

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#12 posted 12-19-2016 11:29 AM

Breathtaking, Red.
But, please to ‘splain: ”Onken?”

-- Mark

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#13 posted 12-19-2016 12:51 PM

Gr8 work.

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe. Keep your dust collector fed. Kentuk55@yahoo.com

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#14 posted 12-19-2016 01:08 PM

Great looking chair. well deserved top three

-- Bruce, Boise, ID

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#15 posted 12-19-2016 01:10 PM



Thanks folks.

It’ll return to it’s spot next to the old Morris chair, as soon as her Harry Potter-themed Xmas tree is put away for the season. Sigh.

- BigRedKnothead

Ya, guess I blabbed about it in the blog. The design is from Oscar Onken and his “Shop of the Crafters,”

-- "At the end of the day, try and make it beautiful....because the world is full of ugly." Konrad Sauer

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