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Make a chair from a tree

Alexander, John D.

Make a chair from a tree

an introduction to working green wood

by Alexander, John D.

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Published by Taunton Press in Newtown, Conn .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Furniture making,
  • Chairs

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesGreen wood.
    StatementJohn D. Alexander, Jr.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsTT197.5.C45 A43
    The Physical Object
    Pagination125 p. :
    Number of Pages125
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL4744018M
    ISBN 100918804019
    LC Control Number78058222

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Make a Chair From a Tree is a lively and informative introduction to the old ways of splitting and shaping wood straight from the tree to make a light and beautiful, yet rugged, chair.

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Alexander. Make A Chair From A Tree. J Like a multitude of fellow craftsmen my interest in traditional woodworking was fostered by the book Make A Chair from a Tree by John D.

Alexander, Jr. I probably bought it shortly after it as written, then a few years later I also purchased the excellent companion video. The video "Make a Chair from a Tree" is based on Jennie's book (of the same name) and the courses that she taught.

Jennie taught post-and-rung chairmaking for 25 years at her shop in Baltimore and around the country. During that time she refined and simplified the process, and those improvements are incorporated into this video.

These are shaved ladderback chairs, based on the project in Jennie Alexander’s book (and video) called Make a Chair from a Tree: An Introduction to Working Green Wood. one of the last chairs made by Jennie Alexander & Nathaniel Krause; PF collection JA chair, from greenwoodworking website.

How to Make a Chair From a Tree By Jennie (John) Alexander. How to Make a Chair From a Tree By Jennie (John) Alexander How to make a Windsor Chair by Warren Chair Works - Duration:   Many of you know I’ve been editing Jennie Alexander’s Make a Chair from a Tree for Lost Art Press. (yes, I know you want me to hurry) At the same time, I’ve begun a meandering sort of research project that is only partially formed in my head.

InI wrote Make a Chair from a Tree: An Introduction to Working Green Wood (), a practical book about of post and rung chairmaking.

An enlarged edition was printed in Both are now out of print. The book has been a part of the growing interest in the actual practice of traditional crafts. “Make a Joint Stool from a Tree” is also the long-awaited follow-up to Alexander’s book “Make a Chair from a Tree,” which has been out of print for many years.

“Make a Chair from a Tree” inspired generations of woodworkers to pick up. Grab your favorite book and a cup of tea, then nestle down in this tree stump chair for some well-deserved rest and relaxation. The tree trunk was first cut to an appropriate height with a Author: Glenda Taylor.

Make a Chair from a Tree: An Introduction to Working Green Wood by John D. Alexander Paperback Book, pages See Other Available Editions Description When a tree is felled, the wood is green and is easy to cut, split, shave and shape.

As it dries, the wood shrinks and hardensQand it becomes vastly more difficult to ries: Furniture Cabinetry. Once finished, the publication of “Make a Chair from a Tree” was one-and-a-half months away.

John Kelsey, then the editor of Fine Woodworking, at Jennie’s request, removed all references to the lathe and the reader was presented with a. Greenwoodworking in association with Anatol Polillo and ALP Productions. Baltimore woodworker John Alexander first recorded his method for making traditional greenwood chairs in his s book Make a Chair from a Tree.

Now available on video, Alexander recounts the entire process of constructing a post-and-rung chair, from felling a tree in the woods to sitting on the finished. Make A Chair From A Tree - Riving Jennie (John) Alexander's video is based on his book (of the same name) and the courses that he taught.

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