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A Pair of Forest Chairs – Part Two

I glued and wedged the ash legs into the elm seat boards and when dry, began the saddling process. My arms could be best described these days as ‘frangible’, so I used a series of carving discs mounted on an … Continue reading

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A Double Bow Windsor Chair – Part Four

When the crinoline bow had dried, I cut it to length, formed the tenons on its extremities, rounded it and bored the holes to accept the two stub stretchers. The stub stretchers were turned using the off-cuts from the crinoline … Continue reading

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Making an English Comb-back Windsor Chair – Part Three

The leg tenons were turned to size with a small chamfer at their ends to assist with entry into the mortises in the seat. With the legs tapped into the seat, the mortises for the side stretchers were carefully bored. … Continue reading

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