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Moser-style arm chairs

Moser-style arm chairs

Moser "Eastward" style dining chairs. Walnut & oak. Through-wedged & blind mortises, steam-bent crest, laminated knee braces.

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Six Shaker Dining Chairs

Six Shaker Dining Chairs

These chairs are based on the proportions of a Shaker No. 3 side chair. The finials are patterned after ones characteristic of the Shaker community in Harvard, Mass. The legs and spindles are...

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Moser style side chair

Moser style side chair

Crest rail is steam bent. Leg braces are bent laminations mortised into legs.  

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Windsor arm chair

Windsor arm chair

Windor arm chair, carved volutes on end of crest rail and hand holds, milk paint finish followed by oil topcoat, Legs and stretchers are maple, spindles and bent parts are red oak, seat is pine.

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Gerspach Lounge Rocker

Gerspach Lounge Rocker

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 16 months in development, creation, invention and self expression. The Gerspach Lounge Rocker is my own, original design. Built by use of bent lamination and extensive hand sculpting. Genuine...

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Effigy of the Mind

Effigy of the Mind

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The 'Effigy of the Mind' was created to emphasise the creative thought of the mind. The seat profile was the only pre determined element of construction. The creation that followed was built up one...

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My modification of a Fine Woodworking Windsor Rocking Chair Plan called Plans Change

My modification of a Fine Woodworking Windsor Rocking Chair Plan called "Plans Change"

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I bought a Fine Wood Working Windsor rocking Chair Plan a few months ago online.  I altered the plan to make it recognozeable but non functional for fun.  It is made from White Oak, Walnut...

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FWW Live: Meet Michael Fortune, Renaissance Man

FWW Live: Meet Michael Fortune, Renaissance Man

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At Fine Woodworking Live, this summer in New Paltz, NY, you'll get to learn from and swap stories with many of our star authors, none brighter than Michael Fortune, of Toronto, Canada.

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Hickory Rocker

Hickory Rocker

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This rocker is a copy of one that my Grandfather used to use when I was a little fella. His rocker had been left out in the elements for many years and was rotted beyond repair. I built mine out of...

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Floating Chair

Floating Chair

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A recently completed design exploration. Maple bent laminations with walnut accents and held together with 1/2" birch dowels and marine plastic resin. Thanks' for looking!  

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Greg Stewarts unorthodox Scottish shop.

Greg Stewart's unorthodox Scottish shop.

A very unorthodox setup for a shop none the less apart from hand tools its kind of workable in a h&s contravening haphazard way!A place to escape and create.   

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windsor sack back chair/ Fan Back

windsor sack back chair/ Fan Back

theys are my owen designs to see more work go to http://accustomfurniture.blogspot.com/

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papas shop

papa's shop

My shop is on the main floor of  a dedicated building.   I have a full metal shop on the lower floor where my dust collector and compressor live.  I like to have multiple...

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Windsor Rocker

Windsor Rocker

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This Windsor rocker was inspired in part by the chairs of Sam Maloof, which is why the sculptural quality of the seat extends to the arms, crest, and spindles. Traditional chair-making techniques are...

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You CAN build a rocking chair

You CAN build a rocking chair

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Windsor-style chairs present new challenges to even experienced furniture makers. However, with a little patience the new tools and new techniques become valuable additions to your woodworking knowledge.

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Comb back arm chair

Comb back arm chair

Similar in style to another chair I have on this site, in this example I modified the turnings and the rake and splay of the arms and legs and extended the length of the arms to account for the...

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No. 7 Shaker rocker, tiger maple

No. 7 Shaker rocker, tiger maple

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This is the last of my Shaker chair exploratory. But 12 chairs in, I learned enough from this one to think that the exploring isn't over. Except for the stretchers, this chair was made from a single...

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Sculpturing a Windsor Seat with Plug-in

Sculpturing a Windsor Seat with Plug-in

For years I've struggled with shaping (in SketchUp) the seat on a Windsor, or for that matter a Maloof, chair. I continue to look for easier ways than my brute force method using shaped "cutters" along with...

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Thomas Jefferson Swivel Windsor Chair

Thomas Jefferson Swivel Windsor Chair

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Thomas Jefferson Swivel Windsor Chair. I made this pretty faithfully to the one Jefferson designed and used to write the first draft of the Declaration of Independence. I used plans made by Craig...

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Butterfly Tavern Table

Butterfly Tavern Table

Light Figure Tiger Maple Butterfly Tavern Table. Stained with aniline Dye, Shellac, and top coat of wax.

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