Windsor Chairmaking Book


It is the first new book about the making and design of Windsor chairs for over 10 years and is written with a broad readership in mind and is aimed at existing Windsor chairmakers and also at those who are contemplating making their first chair.


Chapter headings

  • Introduction
  • Historical background
  • Materials, equipment and tools
  • Processes and techniques
  • Two English chairs including plans
  • Two American chairs including plans
  • Lessons from the past
  • Body language of chairs: shape and design
  • Other Windsor furniture

The book had 192 pages and is filled with colour photographs and line drawings throughout.