One of my woodworking objectives is to reproduce a room full of Charles Rohlfs furniture, similar to the pictures of the living room in his Park Street Home in Buffalo N.Y. So far I have reproduced Rohlfs 1898 Desk Chair, Tall Back Chair, Oak R...
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I am an engineer who retired at the end of 2011. I'm spending lots of time in my basement workshop. I like to build decorative chairs. For 2012 I have a list of about seven chairs that I want to build.
-- Peter, Woodbridge, Ontario
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I spent the last few days finishing up the carving on the back of the chair. I’m still learning how to carve and have not really figured out how to get a clean carved surface so I spent some time today trying various ways to clean up some...
It has taken a while but I have finally got the carving of the tall back chair almost completed. I honestly can’t imagine how Rohlfs came up with this carving design. I don’t even know how to describe it, however his Tall Back Chai...
I have been making some progress on my reproduction of Charles Rohlfs Tall Back Chair and have started carving the various parts. Along with the Tall Back Chair I have also been working on another reproduction of Rohlfs 1898 Desk Chair. I have ...
I have continued to work on the Charles Rohlfs Tall Back chair. Over the last few says, I finshed cutting out the various parts, that last two being the front rail and the bottom strecther. I’m hoping the book matched grain pattern on the from...