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Sackback Windsor Chair Kit

Sackback Windsor Chair Kit
Highland Item # 178001

Price : $289.99
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Sackback Windsor Chair Kit

Meticulously prepared parts have been created by experienced chairmakers to make this project doable by an intermediate woodworker in about 10 hours.

The hard maple spindles have been turned and sanded. The poplar seat has been cut to shape and holes bored at the correct angles, requiring only final shaping and sanding. The oak bows have been steambent to shape. It's a great project for learning how to build a chair. Tools needed to complete the project include an orbital sander, hammer, drill and a few chisels.

In April of 1765, the Sackback'd chair was first introduced in New York. This was an extremely popular chair, especially in New England, and remains far and away the most popular Windsor Chair design today. This design incorporates an oval seat, and an arched bow above the arm rail that mimicks the back curve.

Highland Blogger Kelley Bagby assembled the Sackback Windsor Chair Kit, and wrote about her experience on the Highland Blog. Read about it here!

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