Chairmaking Simplified: 24 Projects Using Shop-Made Jigs (Hardcover)
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The fear of chairmaking is gone
Worried that you don't have what it takes to create stunning and comfortable chairs? From getting the perfect angle to making sure the size is just right and that each chair is comfortablechairmaking can be a daunting task for any woodworker. But, never fear Author Kerry Pierce draws upon decades of professional chairmaking experience to provide a handful of simple jigs that take the fear out of chairmaking.
This book shows you how to make a variety of styles and types of chairs, from a ladder-back Shaker chair to a continuous-arm Windsor chair. You'll learn how to weave tape and rush seats, carve and shape wooden seats and much more.
About the Author
Kerry Pierce has authored over ten woodworking books including "Pleasant Hill Shaker Furniture," "The Art of Chair-Making," "Making Elegant Gifts from Wood" and "The Custom Furniture Sourcebook." Since 1995, he has served as contributing editor of "Woodwork" and is a frequent contributor to the magazine. His chairs have been exhibited at a number of Ohio venues, and Kerry is a chairmaking instructor at the Marc Adams School of Woodworking.