Red Oak Seven-stick Comb-back Chair – Lost Art Press

Red Oak Seven-stick Comb-back Chair – Lost Art Press

This seven-stick comb-back chair used to be constructed the use of pink oak all through my most up-to-date chairmaking elegance. It’s being presented at a bargain on account of a pair small beauty problems (which the general public is not going to understand).

This chair is one in every of my more moderen designs, which makes use of a four-piece arm (for steadiness) and a skinny shoe, which streamlines the glance by way of putting off visible bulk from the arm. It additionally is among the maximum comfy chairs I make.

This chair is about up for common use. The again leans 12° off the seat, and the seat is tilted 3°, so the again leans 15° off the ground. The seat is 16-3/4″ above the ground, which is a great peak for many sitters. Total, the chair is 38-1/2″ tall and there’s 19″ between the palms. 

Like any my chairs, the joints are assembled with cover glue and oak wedges, so the joints are robust however will also be simply repaired by way of long run generations. The pink oak is done with a home-cooked linseed oil/wax end that has no toxic solvents. The end provides low coverage, however it’s simple to fix by way of the landlord without a particular abilities or gear.

As to the beauty defects: Some of the tenons within the seat has a small little bit of chip-out. Additionally, I needed to ream fairly one of the crucial mortises within the underside of the armbow. You’ll by no means understand this except you flip the chair the wrong way up. Neither of the defects have an effect on the chair’s construction or convenience. 

Buying the Chair

This chair is $1,200 and is being bought by the use of a drawing. (I’m sorry however the chair can’t be shipped out of doors the U.S.) If you want to purchase the chair, ship an e mail to [email protected] earlier than 3 p.m. (Japanese) on Friday, Jan. 27. Within the e mail please use the topic line “Red Oak Chair Sale” and come with your:

  • First title and ultimate title
  • U.S. transport cope with
  • Sunlight hours telephone quantity (that is for the trucking quote simplest)

Transport choices: You might be welcome to select up the chair right here in Covington, Ky., and in addition get a loose yardstick and pencil. I’m glad to ship the chair in my view without spending a dime inside of 100 miles of Cincinnati, Ohio. Or we will send it to you by the use of LTL. The fee varies (particularly at the present time), however it’s normally between $200 and $500.

— Christopher Schwarz

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