Philip Morley is a custom furniture maker located near Austin, Texas. His studio is a one-man shop in which he designs and builds one-of-a-kind furniture for clients across the United States.
Chair making with Philip Morley
Come and build your skills and furnish your home with this sleek and contemporary Morley Lounge chair.
Designed with a Mid Century flair but supremely comfortable, this chair is an excellent way to both develop your woodworking skills and make a statement in your home. Designed by Philip Morley – your instructor, you’ll find yourself learning about traditional joinery and careful craft and unique design touches.
This build will help you focus in on accurate layout, careful measurement, and the use of templates for pattern routing.
Some of the key learning points include:
Making bridle and mortise & tenon joints
Handtool use – spokeshaves and hand planes
Using templates and jigs for pattern routing
Power tool techniques such as coping on the table saw
Design features such as decorative veneering of the panels
Materials & Books Needed:
Materials Needed: Provided by the School. We will be offering some choices of species.