I had an opportunity to visit the Nelson Atkins Museum & Art Gallery in Kansas City. It a beautiful museum and gallery, well worth the visit. Of course my first stop was to see the original version of Rohlfs slant from swivel desk. Las...
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Location: Woodbridge, Ontario
I’ve been woodworking in my his basement shop for over 35 years.
Most recently, I have focussed on making decorative furniture (mostly chairs) and reproducing Charles Rohlfs’ artistic Arts & Crafts era furniture.
-- Peter, Woodbridge, Ontario
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The current edition (Oct/Nov 2015) of Canadian Woodworking and Home Improvement (CWHI) magazine includes my most recent woodworking article “Build a Charles Rohlfs Rocking Chair”. I’ve built two of these rockers and previously posted...
For those of you who have been following along with me as I built this chair I hope the final product meets up with your expectations. You can find the completed chair here. Thanks again to all of you for your comments and encouragement.
I have been making good progress the last day or so finishing up the chair. Once I got past redoing the marquetry panel the momentum picked up. This will be the last update on the Sgabello di Fossacesia prior to posting the final project (hope...
You can probably guess, given the time lapse between this post and my last one, that following the decision to redo the parquetry panel I did loose a bit of momentum on this project. However, I did cut a second marquetry panel and I am back on ...