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Ask the Staff


Is it possible to easily obtain wood used in Windsor chairs after a person takes the workshop?




Watch this video .

It has a wealth of information on what is involved in constructing a traditional Windsor chair - including the wood used.

You do not use kiln-dried lumber in a Windsor chair and the video will explain why. While appropriate wood can be found (and the instructor can list some of his personal sources), one must dig a bit deeper than your standard lumber yard to find the wood needed to build a Windsor chair in a manner that will allow it to be as strong as possible.


Ed Scent
Highland Woodworking


Find out more and sign-up for our upcoming week-long class
Build a Continuous Arm Windsor Chair with Peter Galbert from 3/3/14-3/9/14.

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