Peter Galbert reveals the entire process of building a chair with hand tools in this fresh, in-depth guide to chairmaking. Galbert combines traditional chairmaking techniques with his own unique approaches to offer clear, easy-to-understand instruction on everything from wood harvesting to complex joinery. He spent several years creating over 500 meticulous hand drawings that illustrate every step of the process. This wonderful guide will help expand the shapes, joinery, and surfaces you can create, for professionals and beginners alike.
Lost Art Press, 2015. Smythe sewn and hardbound with green cloth cover and full-color dust jacket, 406 pages. Printed and bound in the USA.