Monday, February 7, 2011

From Log to Chair

An amazing video of a chair made the old fashioned way, from Video description:
As the title suggests, here is the making of a chair from a log to the finished item. The section of log comes from a tree felled only hours before. You will see various different traditional methods used from cleaving with a froe, trimming with an axe, shaping with a drawknife & carving knife. The back legs and slats are steambent into shape and all the component parts are them assembled. The Chair is then finished with a seagrass seat.

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