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.
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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 (firstname.lastname@example.org)
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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 ...
I’ve taken a few marquetry seminars at Lee Valley and found it quite interesting. I want to incorporate marquetry into more of my future projects.This would be my first solo marquetry attempt. I searched the internet for a picture of a traboc...
The Italian 16th century Sgabello had a flat seat. They were used as hallway chairs. If the patron of the house wanted you to stay you were invited in. If not, they didn’t want you to get too comfortable and stay too long. For my ver...