Joined 17 months ago from Stanbridge East, QC
Tony Peirce has been making Windsor Chairs since 2000. He believes that comfortable chairs are one of the most important attributes that a home or cottage can offer its owners and guests. His passion for chairs and furniture making comes by him honestly. His grandfather was a master craftsman who owned and operated a factory that specialized in maple chairs and furniture near Coaticook Quebec during the 1940s. According to his Uncle who worked as a foreman in the factory, his great-great grandfather made chairs in England. Tony is a Chair-maker Instructor listed with Windsor Chair Resources and Canadian Woodworking & Home Improvement. Tony has been featured in newspaper articles in the National Post, the Montreal Gazette, the Ottawa Citizen and Le Journal St Armand. He has also been featured in a Mountain Lake PBS documentary.
13 months ago
In this author’s opinion, a handmade Windsor chair is the most comfortable wooden chair there is. It’s a timeless classic built to last for generations. The purpose of this article is to describe how a continuous arm Windsor chair is made, while detailing the tools needed to accomplish the task.
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