One of my woodworking objectives is to recreate a number of iconic works from little known Arts and Crafts era furniture maker Charles Rohlfs. Most woodworkers are familiar with Arts and Crafts makers such as Morris, Stickley and Greene. Their...
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Location: Woodbridge, Ontario
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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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...
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 ...