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America's most important piece of furniture?

comments (2) July 7th, 2009 in blogs

moscowfield Mark Schofield, managing editor
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Long time Fine Woodworking author and period furniture maker, Eugene Landon, recently completed not one but two copies of the chair that George Washington sat in at the Constitutional Convention in 1787. Known as the rising sun chair because of the gilded sun on the crest rail, the chair exhibits a wealth of carving that Landon's work is known for. To read a full descrition of the chair and an interview with Landon click on this link to his local paper: http://www.sungazette.com/page/content.detail/id/526248.html

 



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Comments (2)

AutumnWoods AutumnWoods writes: What an incredible honor and a fine addition to a lifetime of acheivement!
Posted: 4:40 pm on February 23rd

Tom Tom writes: One word: Magnificent
Posted: 10:40 pm on July 7th

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