Making a Windsor chair is one of the purest forms of woodworking – and one of the most fulfilling. With a few specialized tools, greenwood straight from the forest and some expert instruction, even beginners can craft an heirloom chair.
In this woodworking book, chairmaking expert Mike Dunbar will show you exactly how to make a Windsor chair. Dunbar, who has personally taught more than 3,000 students over the last 30 years, details every step in building sackback and continuous-arm Windsor chair designs.
Order your copy today to learn how to:
- Choose and use the tools you need for efficient work
- Carve a comfortable seat
- Make well-proportioned legs, stretchers and spindles
- Rive and steam-bend a chair back
- Assemble joints for a perfect fit the first time
Plus, this expanded edition of one of the most popular Windsor chair resources now includes a 32 additional pages including a chapter on fixing chairmaking mistakes, one of the most common issues Mike’s students ask about.
Follow the professional tricks, tips and techniques in this updated and expanded edition and you’ll have a Windsor chair that will stay tight and true for generations.
Plus, with your book purchase you’ll gain access to a free 42-page bonus section available online—check page 6 for information on accessing the bonus (eBook purchases will receive the download right away with the PDF.)
About the Author:
A chairmaker since 1971, Mike has written seven books and authored countless magazine articles. He is a former contributing editor for Fine Woodworking, American Woodworker and Early American Homes magazines. Before founding The Windsor Institute, Mike was a popular speaker and teacher and appeared at locations all over the country. Mike has been featured many times on television, including on Martha Stewart Living, The Woodwright’s Shop and New Yankee Workshop. Both The Wall Street Journal and the New York Times have published front page articles about him.