“I’ve heard that all my life, a chairmaker never has a thing to set on.”
— Chester Cornett, as quoted in “Craftsman of the Cumberlands” (University of Kentucky Press) by Michael Owen Jones
A cobbler’s children have no shoes
“A dining chair should not be too comfortable anyway, as a person might sit at the table too long and eat too much.”
—Someone, p. 210
Wait a minute Chester
You know I’m a peaceful man…
That seat looks like it will be a bear to carve.
Carved bears? Get a chainsaw.
I’ve done worse (figured elm)
Isn’t that what you used on your deer chair? 🙂
And contrary to fears a year ago, UPK is still going strong, publishing good work (for now).
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Christopher M. Schwarz, furniture maker & writer