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Making a Windsor Bowback Side Chair - Part 6

Making a Windsor Bowback Side Chair - Part 6

I've finished the seat and undercarriage, now the top part of the Windsor Chair is remaining work to do. That means steam bending a bow and turning some spindles. Unfortunately, the Fine Woodworking...

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Making a Bowback Windsor Chair - Part 5

Making a Bowback Windsor Chair - Part 5

In the last episode, we completed the undercarriage of the chair with the legs and stretchers in place and connected to the seat. At this stage of design you could begin construction of the chair...

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Making a Windsor Bowback Side Chair - Part 4

Making a Windsor Bowback Side Chair - Part 4

In the last session, I positioned the legs at their respective angles to the seat face. We used angles specified by the Fine Woodworking article and used the sight lines as reference faces for those...

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Making a Windsor Bowback Side Chair - Part 3

Making a Windsor Bowback Side Chair - Part 3

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In the last session, I compiled the Windsor seat component with spindle and leg sockets. I also carved a gutter decoration separating the spindle socket platform from the front of the seat. I also...

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Making a Windsor Bowback Side Chair - Part 2

Making a Windsor Bowback Side Chair - Part 2

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This is Part 2 of "Making an Un-braced Bowback Windsor Chair". Last time I showed the tracing of the magazine drawing of the seat. And we made three components from these tracings - the plain seat...

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