The Art of Chairmaking

Michigan Folk School Campus, 7734 Plymouth Road, Ann Arbor, MI 48105
7 spaces available

Course dates

  • Fri, 5 Jun '20   9am - 4pm
  • Sat, 6 Jun '20   9am - 4pm

Explore the essentials of chair making through design and construction techniques to create a fine, hand-made chair, which is an expression of the maker.

In this hands-on immersion course you will build one of three possible furniture projects: a Windsor Comb Back Side Chair, a Windsor Tall Kitchen Stool or a Back Door Boot Bench. In this 2-day course you will unlock the secrets of traditional mortice and tenon chair design, layout and tools. Your project will be well-engineered very comfortable and styled to fit any décor. Native hardwoods like cherry, oak, walnut and pine will be used.

There are no prerequisites. All skills levels are welcome. Older teens are welcome if accompanied by a parent or grandparent.

Tickets

Cost
Single w/Back Door Boot Bench
Course ticket - for all all 2 dates.
8 available
This project will make the perfect place to stop on the way out….or in…. your back door when shoes and boots must go on and off.
$425.00
Single w/Windsor Tall Kitchen Stool
Course ticket - for all all 2 dates.
8 available
The Tall Kitchen Stool is the perfect Windsor project for dining at the kitchen island. This is a very comfortable stool that will be tailored to the maker’s height.
$425.00
Single w/Windsor Comb Back Side Chair
Course ticket - for all all 2 dates.
Build a beautiful classic heirloom quality Windsor Comb Back Side Chair where your comfort is top priority, versatile, strong, perfect for any modern or colonial décor.
$525.00
Location

Michigan Folk School Campus
7734 Plymouth Road
Ann Arbor, MI 48105