chair design

Brian Boggs Lily Chair

Brian Boggs on Furniture Design

In the November 2012 issue of Popular Woodworking Magazine, a special 200th anniversary issue celebrating some of the best makers working today, I wrote a piece on chairmaker Brian Boggs. In doing so I spent a day in Brian’s shop and gallery in the Biltmore Village in Asheville, North Carolina, where we talked about...

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Build a Sculptured Rocker with Charles Brock

"Two DVD's + Book + Full-Size Patterns + Online Support = Success! Most woodworkers' ""bucket lists"" of projects include crafting a Maloof-inspired rocking chair. Brocks' instructional bundle includes a DVD (103 minutes) and companion book (48 pages with 69 pictures) that provide you with all the plans and instruction you need to build your heirloom...

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Make a Chair That Rocks

A little geometry and a simple prototype ensure a pleasant ride. By Jeff Miller Pages: 48-51 From the October 2011 issue #192 Buy the issue now I recently set out to design and build a new rocking chair. I’ve designed and built a handful of rockers, but my past efforts didn’t rock as well as I...