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LostArtPress on InstagramSaturdays are for working out my personal stuff. This stool is headed in the right direction and will get an H-stretcher real soon.The dugout chair on its way to its forever home. All hail the new king and queen of Casey County, Ky.One of my design missteps. The problem? It doesn’t have the looseness of a real milking stool. Still, it holds your rump off the floor so it can stick around.
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Category Archives: Welsh Stick Chairs by John Brown
On Saturday, Chris Schwarz and I had our biennial chair conversation. I subjected him to a mind probe about his recently purchased a Welsh stick chair and an Irish Gibson stick chair he is currently building. Suzanne: Please confirm if … Continue reading
I’ve seen a lot of slideshows of people’s incredible, breathtaking and life-changing work. For the first 50 years of my life, I watched and was inspired. Graceful furniture forms. Astonishing craftsmanship. Shimmering finishes. All of it made me say: I … Continue reading
I try not to call my chairs “Welsh stick chairs” for several reasons. I don’t live in Wales. I don’t have access to the craggy timbers used for the seats. And I don’t have hedgerows where I can harvest sticks, … Continue reading
Welsh stick chairs turn up in some of the strangest places, including the Hudson Valley of New York. Today on my drive home from Fine Woodworking LIVE (the event was wonderful), I was invited to stop by the shop of … Continue reading
This is an excerpt from “Welsh Stick Chairs” by John Brown. Having cut out the seat, the first job is to clean up the sawn edge. Here is a wooden jack-plane in use. I very rarely buy new tools. They are … Continue reading
Earlier this week I was interviewed for the Fine Woodworking podcast by Ben Strano, which was a hoot. (I’ll post links to it next week when it’s released.) Ben and I are always a bit goofy when we’re together, and … Continue reading