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Chairmaking Techniques

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Now you can watch your own private demonstration on chairmaking with this valuable DVD from Jeff Miller. In clear, simple language, he shows you precisely how to create and put together framed chairs, post-and-ring chairs and chairs with plank seats. By simplifying the complex and providing step-by-step techniques that are easy to follow, Miller's advice will have you ready to build extraordinary chairs in no time. In this DVD, Jeff Miller demystifies the art of chairmaking. He shows how to build comfort, ...

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Overview

Now you can watch your own private demonstration on chairmaking with this valuable DVD from Jeff Miller. In clear, simple language, he shows you precisely how to create and put together framed chairs, post-and-ring chairs and chairs with plank seats. By simplifying the complex and providing step-by-step techniques that are easy to follow, Miller's advice will have you ready to build extraordinary chairs in no time. In this DVD, Jeff Miller demystifies the art of chairmaking. He shows how to build comfort, strength, and good looks into three different structural chair styles: framed chairs, post-and-rung chairs, and chairs with plank seats. You'll also learn how to: lay out compound angles, cut complex joinery, strengthen chairs with corner blocks, construct curved backs, make comfortable seats, and weave and upholster a seat.

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Jeff Miller is a Chicago-based furnituremaker and the author of Children's Furniture Projects and Chairmaking and Design, among other titles. Here, he demonstrates chairmaking skills and provides detailed instructions for building framed, post-and-rung, and plank-seat chairs. He also offers techniques for joinery and for laying out compound angles, strengthening chairs with corner blocks, constructing and repairing curved backs, making cushions, and weaving and upholstering chair bottoms. This excellent-quality DVD is for the do-it-yourselfer and public and academic library woodworking collections.—Ravonne Green, Valdosta State Univ. Lib., GA
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781600850585
  • Publisher: Taunton Press, Incorporated
  • Publication date: 9/1/2008
  • Format: DVD ROM
  • Pages: 1
  • Sales rank: 1,069,163
  • Product dimensions: 5.56 (w) x 7.28 (h) x 0.47 (d)

Meet the Author

Niall Barrett, a professional woodworker for over twenty-five years, is the author of "Bookcases," "Classic Kitchen Projects," and "Building the Custom Home Office."
Paul Anthony, author of "Home Storage Projects" and "Smart Workshop Solutions" is a freelance author and writer.
Jeff Miller, who operates a professional woodworking studio in Chicago, IL, is the author of "Designing and Building Chairs," "Beds," and "Children's Furniture Projects"

Jeff Miller is a designer, craftsman, prolific writer, and an active teacher both at his own woodworking school in Chicago, and at furniture schools around the country. His furniture has won numerous awards, has been in shows around the country, and is in the collection of the Chicago History Museum. His book "Chairmaking and Design" won the Stanley Award for Best How-To Book of 1997 (and his companion video Chairmaking Techniques won best video as well). He has also written the books "Beds" and "Children's Furniture" and has contributed chapters to "Furniture for All Around the House" and "Storage Projects for All Around the House" for The Taunton Press and is a frequent contributor to "Fine Woodworking" and now "Popular Woodworking" magazines.

Jeff Miller is a designer, craftsman, prolific writer, and an active teacher both at his own woodworking school in Chicago, and at furniture schools around the country. His furniture has won numerous awards, has been in shows around the country, and is in the collection of the Chicago History Museum. His book "Chairmaking and Design" won the Stanley Award for Best How-To Book of 1997 (and his companion video Chairmaking Techniques won best video as well). He has also written the books "Beds" and "Children's Furniture" and has contributed chapters to "Furniture for All Around the House" and "Storage Projects for All Around the House" for The Taunton Press and is a frequent contributor to "Fine Woodworking" and now "Popular Woodworking" magazines.

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