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Treat your feet to something sweet.
Design by Jeffry Lohr
Overall dimensions: 211⁄8"w × 211⁄8"d × 111⁄4"h
A few months ago, in issue #55, I showed you how to build Pennsylvania craftsman Jeffry Lohr’s version of the beloved Morris chair. Here, I show you how to make the perfect companion piece to that chair. This ottoman serves as a handsome footrest or even a comfortable stool. Like the chair, I made this piece from cherry to give it modern appeal, eschewing traditionally used quartersawn white oak.
Note: Because upholstery is beyond the skill set of most woodworkers, I’ll provide a sidebar that briefly explains how the cushions are made, along with my source for having them made and shipped. Feel free to use your own local source, drawing from the information provided
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