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Rocking Chair: An Online Course #1: Need Reference to a Good Book on Chair Making

01-18-2016 04:49 PM by HappyHowie | 6 comments »

Last week I surprised myself by signing up for an online woodworking course. I am expecting this course will help extend my woodworking skill set. Building a rocking chair will be a leap into unknown territory for me. I do not even know the terms or names given to chair parts. I am reassured that I will come out of this experience okay because I will get guidance from a master woodworker. I won’t be alone in new territory. I signed on a week late. I am expecting the full scale dra...

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A Strategy for Woodworking #56: Chair Design, Please Sit

07-28-2015 03:46 PM by Gary Rogowski | 1 comment »

Chair design is a fairly new design concept. Read Witold Rybczynski’s book called Home and he points out that chairs were used only by royalty for centuries. The idea of comfort only came later on after the Middle Ages. The notion that people could sit unceremoniously slouched around a dinner table took a few more centuries to take hold. We discover the intricacies of chair design this weekend. Three days of design, engineering, and joinery. What a trio! On Day One we look into the n...

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Miniature chair project

05-23-2010 12:12 AM by Stevinmarin | 20 comments »

I managed to complete my miniature chair. Unfortunately, this happened on the same week that my camera is out of town, so I finished the video using my son’s old “Small Wonder” camera. Yeah, it’s a small wonder that it works at all. So…SORRY ABOUT THE VIDEO QUALITY! The middle section is okay, because I shot that last weekend.

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