Chairs & Cradles

Watch episodes that features building a variety of chairs and cradles using different techniques and tools.

Rocky Bentwood Baby Cradle I

Rocky Bentwood Baby Cradle I

Roy rives, shapes and bends the ash wood bows for a rocking.

Rocky Bentwood Baby Cradle II

Rocky Bentwood Baby Cradle II

Roy completes the rocking cradle with pine sides and rockers.

Welsh Stick Chair I

Welsh Stick Chair I

Roy makes this country cousin of the Windsor chair using the same tools and techniques.

Welsh Stick Chair II

Welsh Stick Chair II

The challenge of the Welsh stick chair continues as Roy shapes spindles and backs.

Brian Boggs, Chairmaker

Brian Boggs, Chairmaker

An Asheville artisan shows the secrets of the steam-bent green-wood chair.

Campaign Furniture

Campaign Furniture

The ins and outs of Campaign furniture made for travel.

Continuous Arm Rocking Chair, Part 1

Continuous Arm Rocking Chair, Part 1

Chairmaker Elia Bizzarri joins us to make this elegant and comfortable rocking chair.

Continuous Arm Rocking Chair, Part 2

Continuous Arm Rocking Chair, Part 2

chair as we steam and bend the continuous arm's one-piece back.

Elizabethan Joint Stool with Peter Follansbee

Elizabethan Joint Stool with Peter Follansbee

The master joiner of Plimoth Plantation shows us...

Rustic Chairs With Skye Gregson

Rustic Chairs With Skye Gregson

A second generation Adirondack furniture maker shows how to build chairs - rustic style

Shaker Rocker Frame

Shaker Rocker Frame

The Shakers were rocking in this classic chair of turned and steam-bent maple.

Shaker Rocker Seat

Shaker Rocker Seat

Traditional Shaker worsted tape in checkerboard patterns makes a sweet seat.

The Troublesome Triangle Stool

The Troublesome Triangle Stool

Peter Follansbee shows Roy how to make a proper three-legged 17th-century chair.

Upholstering Your Seat

Upholstering Your Seat

An expert shows how to make and restore webbed and stuffed chair seats.

Windsor Highchair With Curtis Buchanan, Pt.1

Windsor Highchair With Curtis Buchanan, Pt.1

Learn how to bend and turn the stock for a wonderful Windsor highchair.

Windsor Highchair With Curtis Buchanan, Pt.2

Windsor Highchair With Curtis Buchanan, Pt.2

Frame and finish the Windsor highchair with the master chair-maker and storyteller.

Wood & Water

Wood & Water

Swelling and shrinking, bending and breaking, the worker with wood must be wetness aware!

Woodworking in Berea

Woodworking in Berea

From chair building to instrument making to fine furniture collections.

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