Monthly Archives: August 2015

Dents, Gaps and Tears

Joshua Farnsworth recently filmed a video of me building a Continuous Arm Rocker. It should be published by Popular Woodworking in the next month or so. Today I started cleaning up the chair in preparation for painting and plenty of

Posted in Finishing, How-To

17th Century Joinery Anyone?

I have a beautiful White Oak log, straight, clear, tight grain and no twist. It is probably ideal for Peter Follansbee-type joinery. I should be able to get some 8″ panels out of it and maybe even wider. Contact me

Posted in Chairmaking Tools and Supplies

Chair Stories: The Bluesman

Marshall and Jeffrey picked up a pair of loop back side chairs today. Here’s a story about their chairs: John Dee Holman says he can sing the blues to make you cry, and I believe him. His half-brother is my

Posted in Chair Stories

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