July 14, 2020
When he makes chairs, David Johnson blends the best techniques learned in a career studying and restoring chairs with woven seats.
In the conclusion of this series, David fills in the left-to-right weave, or weft pattern, of the woven Danish cord seat.
The Danish cord seat begins to take shape as David works on the warp structure, which runs front to back.
Watch David Johnson's woven-seat stool come to be in this 5-minute video that goes from rough lumber to woven seat.
June 29, 2020
Broken dowel joints are common when restoring old chairs. David Johnson demonstrates his techniques for bringing life back to these classics.
June 12, 2020
Eric Cannizzaro gives a tour of the inventive chairs he builds that combine traditional greenwood Windsor parts with live-edge plank seats.
June 1, 2020
A modern master of furniture design
May 8, 2020
David Johnson repairs a broken tenon on a Mid-Century classic; a Hans Wegner CH25.
April 17, 2020
We ask Bern Chandley, Greg Pennington, and Peter Galbert life's tough questions, such as "how many drawknives do you own?"
This beginner-level project is a great way to get ready for spring and summer. The plans are so simple that it can be finished in a day, and you won’t need any special tools to get it done.
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