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I am currently listed in Early American Life’s 2010 and 2011 Directory of Traditional American Crafts for my hand-made Windsor chairs.

Historically, the popular and comfortable comb-back Windsor chairs featured an oval seat, with arms typically made up of a single, steam-bent piece of wood, and legs with a simple taper in the foot.

Each chair begins with locally milled green lumber. Every seat is hand-carved from Eastern White Pine. I do all of my turnings by hand on a lathe out of maple or black birch. Every spindle is rived (split) from the log and shaved on a shave horse to ensure the grain is left unbroken from end to end. This traditional process is repeated on the chair’s back before steaming and bending. The legs are set using a traditional tapered lock joint, which increases the chair’s stability. Finally everything is wedged, hand sanded and finished with your choice of milk paint.

Each piece is custom made-to-order, please allow 6-8 weeks. The price is for local pick up only. I can help you arrange shipping, I offer standard crating and white glove delivery (pricing will vary).

Comb-back Windsor chair

$950.00 USD
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Overview

  • Handmade item
  • Materials: oak, maple, pine
  • Only ships to United States from New York, United States.
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