DEMOCRATIC CHAIR SERIES with CURTIS BUCHANAN & ELIA BIZZARRI
Elia is joined by Curtis Buchanan in this class series on building the Democratic Chair–a chair of Buchanan’s design that blends modern design and simplistic technology. The series includes seven 2-hour recordings of the live-streamed online classes. Purchase on the Democratic Chair page.
VELDA’S CHAIR & ROCKER CLASS with CURTIS BUCHANAN & ELIA BIZZARRI
One of Curtis’ most popular chairs, Velda’s Chair has rarely been offered as a class–until now! Curtis and Elia team up for a 10-episode series to build both the arm chair and rocker versions of Velda’s Chair. We show every aspect of building the chair, from procuring wood through the final assembly. Purchase on the Velda’s Chair page.
In this 8-hour video, you’ll learn to build a Continuous-Arm Windsor Rocker from log to assembly. Each step is covered in depth, and Elia’s experience and humor make for engaging viewing.
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An excellent introduction to Windsor chairmaking techniques, these tables can be be built with store-bought wood and few specialized tools. Learn how to choose and use a shaving horse, bend wood by submerging in boiling water, bore and ream holes for bent parts, etc. Filmed in 2015 by Popular Woodworking.
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