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Abel's OhioWindsor Chairs

 

    

 

 

 

Welcomes you to Bob's 18th century Windsor chair, and Windsor furniture creations!

 

 

A little about Abel's Ohio Windsor 18th century Windsor chair, and Windsor furniture creations.

Our Windsor chair business is very small, but full of a lot of heart. We ( Bob & Connie) gather our log material from our hometown area. To make our custom order Windsor chairs. We try to stay within the boundaries of the original Windsor design and construction, (18th century).

We use all original hand tools in the making of our Windsor chairs. The wood lathe, bench vise, and shaving horse are extensively used in the Windsor shop.

The spindles are riven, (split) from the log and whittled to size, with a drawknife and spoke shave.

A two inch thick block of wood is used in the making of the seat. While standing over the seat swinging the gutter adz between my feet, the seat saddle is roughed into shape. This is an interesting beginning for all the Windsor chair seats.

The bows, arms, and crest are riven and then steam bent on our own custom forms.

?All our chair legs, stretchers, medial stretchers and front arm spindles are riven from the log, (usually hard maple) and roughed into round billets. They are then stored to dry. Later they will be finished turned by hand with much detain in creating these Windsor parts.

 

Bob Abel's  18th CenturyWindsor Chair Creations'

Bob handcrafts many different furniture styles. Such as the Windsor Bar Stool, Windsor Continuous Arm Chairs, Windsor Comb Back, Windsor Sack Back, Windsor Fan Back, Windsor Fan Back Side Chair, Windsor Rocker, Windsor Bow Back Side Chairs, Windsor Writing Arm, Windsor Settee Bench, Windsor Child Chairs, and Windsor Custom Orders.? Master Craftsman Bob Abel can recreate most Windsor furniture.

Abel's Ohio Windsor Chairs 18th century Windsor chair, and Windsor furniture creations copyright 2001.

We will only ship inside of the United States.

 

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18thcenturycreations@abelsohiowindsorchairs.com

Bob Abel

(740) 763-2810