Chester County Style

This Pennsylvania area developed unique and recognizable furniture.

By Charles Bender
Pages: 52-55

From the December 2011 issue #194
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From its green rolling hills in the south and plains-like farmland in its middle to the nearly mountainous terrain in the north, the topography of Chester County, Penn., is as diverse as its people and, more important, its furniture. As woodworkers, nearly everyone who is interested in period furniture has heard of Chester County. But do many even know where Chester County is?

BLOG: Read Chuck’s blog for more on the Chester County style.
WEB SITE: Read more about Acanthus Workshops and Chuck’s classes.
TO BUY: “Cabriole Legs Simplified,” a DVD by the author.
IN OUR STORE: Chuck can teach you how to “Carve a Ball & Claw Foot” with his step-by-step DVD.

From the December 2011 issue #194
Buy the issue now