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- A simple easy chair. Clauss, T. // Outdoor Life;Aug88, Vol. 182 Issue 2, p30
Instructions for building an easy chair--one that's deemed `easy' not only because it is comfortable and simple to build, but because it's easy on the checking account. Three of the lightweight, two-piece chairs can be built from one sheet of plywood.
- The planter's chair. Clauss, T. // Outdoor Life;May91, Vol. 187 Issue 5, p50
Offers directions for building a comfortable chair that was originally designed for Jamaican plantation owners and is perfect for outdoor lounging.
- Sitting pretty. // Colonial Homes;Oct88, Vol. 14 Issue 4, p8
Presents Pennsylvania chairs by colonial artisans who were often English emigrants. Chairs from the collection of the Chester County Historical Society. Characteristics, Style.
- In a roundabout way. Hunt, Kenneth // Colonial Homes;Feb95, Vol. 21 Issue 1, p72
Features the roundabout chair. Evolution of style; Design.
- A portable chair to build. Moates, Tom // Country Journal;May/Jun93, Vol. 20 Issue 3, p69
Offers instructions for building a wooden buckskinner's chair that is comfortable, portable, unbreakable and inexpensive. Construction details; Materials.
- Sit! Seymour, L.; Wegman, W. // Town & Country;Apr92, Vol. 146 Issue 5143, p148
Analyzes the chair. What it means to different people; At its basic, a chair is simply the uptown cousin of a stool; The comfortable chair is a recent invention; Chair design through history; Photos of different chairs.
- Back beauty. // Interior Design;05/15/94, Vol. 65 Issue 7, p58
Presents different chair designs and products from different companies in the United States.
- The spinning-wheel chair. Slade, M.M. // Yankee;Jan92, Vol. 56 Issue 1, p62
Describes a spinning-wheel chair owned by Christopher Monkhouse, a collector . Reasons spinning-wheel chairs were made; How he discovered his first spinning-w heel chair; Buying the first chair for his collection; Price range and drawbacks.
- How to weave a cane seat. Klenck, T. // Popular Mechanics;Feb89, Vol. 166 Issue 2, p79
Weaving a cane seat is not difficult, but it is a time consuming task. Discusses cane suppliers and offers instruction on diagonal and binding caning.