Category Archives: Gibson Chair

The Green Gibson: Almost There

Nearly everyone who has visited the workshop has commented on how I should change these Gibson chairs to make them more contemporary – or to alter them using my own design language. Chamfer the underside of the seat. Add bevels … Continue reading

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Another Gibson Chair

Last week I built a second Irish Gibson chair while Narayan Nayar photographed the construction process. Though this chair has its faults, it’s much closer in appearance and construction to the originals I studied at Mark Jenkinson’s place this fall. … Continue reading

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Studying the Irish Gibson Chair – and Variants

The highlight of my trip to the Republic of Ireland earlier this month was spending the day with Mark Jenkinson, a chair collector and cider maker in Slane. Mark generously invited Lucy and me to spend the day looking at … Continue reading

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