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In Favour of a Bigger Hammer

My recent production of Windsor chairs prompted a reader – himself, a Windsor chair-maker – to contact me concerning the moisture content of various chair parts. We exchanged several emails, the content of which I have précised and edited together … Continue reading

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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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