I have been interested in building a Morris chair and there are a
couple of methods to making the arms. One is to cut an angled slice
out of the front of the arm and glue it underneath to create the
downward slope. The other is to bend several thin strips of oak while
gluing around a form to curve the arm. Does anyone have advice as to
which is easier. I am also wonder how you really create the angled
cut so that you can have a nice join? Any help would be appreciated.
On 27 Oct 2003 14:18:25 -0800, email@example.com (Tom) wrote:
Bavaro and Mossman's book "The Furniture of Gustav Stickley" describes
this in some detail. If you're building Stickley repro, this is
certainly a book worth having.
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Their technique is to glue a short piece of arm stock underneath the
front of the arm, then to make two angled bandsaw cuts to form the
horizontal surfaces. The join becomes trivially easy, and all you
have to do is to plane and finish the angled surface nicely without
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