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Search Results for: Roorkhee
During the last year and more than a dozen Roorkhee chairs, I’ve made small changes to the materials list for this chair. I hate to say it, but most of the changes are because Americans are more lard-butted full-figured than … Continue reading
I spent the morning digging through some very old 8/4 and 6/4 mahogany at Midwest Woodworking. This material will be for my June class on building a Roorkhee chair at Kelly Mehler’s School of Woodworking in Berea, Ky. If you … Continue reading
Though I have been actively building campaign furniture for 17 months for a forthcoming book, I felt like I was treading water – until yesterday. I got my hands on a copy of the 1907 “Annual Price List” of The … Continue reading
Several readers have asked what a Roorkhee chair would look like with canvas seat covers. This week we finished up a pair of these chairs for a customer who wanted us to strive for the most authentic look from the … Continue reading
This afternoon we finished up a mahogany Roorkhee chair in black leather with some changes to the strapping and arms that you might find interesting if you plan on building one for your home. The leather is “Black Ridgeline” from … Continue reading
We’re starting to stitch and ship out the latest run of Roorkhee chairs to customers. This one – bound for Virginia – is in “Crazy Horse” leather with stitched seams and copper rivets at the ends of the seams. For … Continue reading
Registration is now open at Kelly Mehler’s School of Woodworking for the 2013 season, where I will be teaching two classes. On June 3-7, I’ll be teaching a class on Roorkhee Chairs. And on July 20-21, I’m teaching a weekend … Continue reading
Since building my first set of Roorkhee chairs, I’ve been tweaking the details for the set of six chairs I’m working on now. Most of the changes are in the leather. Instead of riveting the leather, we are stitching and … Continue reading
The turnings on the Roorkhee chairs I build are beyond simple – easier than pen turning, to be sure. But some woodworkers simply do not want anything to do with a lathe. For those of you who fall into this … Continue reading
Want plans for a good Roorkhee chair? Look no further than the October 2012 issue of Popular Woodworking Magazine. My plans for a traditional Roorkhee Chair – leather and all – are there, along with construction notes and hardware details. … Continue reading