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Another Double Bow Windsor Chair – Part Two

The legs and stretchers of this chair are turned from English Walnut in a style common to the Thames Valley region from the early eighteenth-century. The seat is a single piece of elm with the grain running east-west, into which … Continue reading

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A Double Bow Windsor Chair – Part Seven

The ash arm- and back spindles were tapered and individually fitted to the seat and arm bow. Fig. 1. Shaved and scraped arm spindles. With the arm spindles inserted into the seat and arm bow, I was able to take … Continue reading

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A Double Bow Windsor Chair – Part Six

Note to self: The next time you want to bend a 1-1/4″ x 1-1/8″ (32mm x 28mm) section arm bow, have patience and wait until you can lay your hands on some freshly felled stock. I came frustratingly close to … Continue reading

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A Double Bow Windsor Chair – Part Five

All has not been running smoothly in the Lemon Studio of late. I recently reported on the making and fitting of the crinoline stretcher, the bending of which didn’t cost me a second thought. However, this past week I have … Continue reading

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