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April 2014 Newsletter

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14 Apr 2014 / 0 Comments / in News

Spring has sprung, and with it comes a flurry of new activity in our bustling woodshop.

Our little company just keeps growing. Now with four woodworkers besides Brian in the shop, we’re looking at moving into a larger space this summer. There’s a lot to look forward to, so stay tuned for more!

Boggs Side Chair Build: Hand Shaping, Part 4 — Slats

10 Apr 2014 / 2 Comments / in Chairmaker's Journal

Even though I have fitted the slat tenons to the mortises in the rear legs there is still some final hand shaping to do on the main body of each slat. I will be removing the bandsaw marks left from cutting out the shape of the slat, fair the top and bottom edges, and cut […]

Boggs Side Chair Build: Hand Shaping, Part 3 — Rear Legs

03 Apr 2014 / 2 Comments / in Chairmaker's Journal

My favorite part of building the Boggs side chair is shaping the rear legs. The round legs from the seat level down, the sensuous soft curves of the bend, and the tapered half round of the back above the seat contrast beautifully with the sharp edge of the relief cut and front edges of the […]