Book Review: Chairmaker’s Workshop – Woodworking Blog

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For the August issue of Wood News Online, Norm Reid reviewed Drew Langsner’s new highly detailed discussion of green chairmaking, The Chairmaker’s Workshop:

A longtime green woodworker and instructor at his North Carolina Country Workshop, Langsner was a teacher by choice, electing not to build chairs for profit on a continuing basis. His long experience in instructing students in chairmaking makes him well-qualified to provide expert instruction on a wide range of Post and Rung and Windsor chairs.

This thorough guide takes the woodworker from harvesting and processing green timber through the steps needed to craft their choice of chairs.

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