Thursday, 2 June 2011

Wishbones and Tricorns

Wishbones, or Mr Wegner's "Y" chairs, all eight of them.

But these will be very special when they're restored, the owner is going to have them re-woven in black Danish cord and as the chairs are early oak versions, they have beautiful golden colour, what a contrast that will make!

Meanwhile another unusual piece.

A three legged rush chair. The workshop is full to bursting at the moment, but I am looking forward to working on this one. Which leads me on to the.....

Word of the Week.

Excoriate - scrape layers off. (something we'll be doing a lot of)

Wisdom of the Week.

"If you think you can do a thing or think you can't do a thing - you're right." - Henry Ford


ckho1985 said...

I notice this post is few years back.
I wonder how much it cos to re-woven the seat of the Wishbone chair.

Kim said...

It depends on the colour of cord, but usually between £125 and £140