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Make a Chair From a Tree by Jennie Alexander



Make a Chair From a Tree: Third Edition

By Jennie Alexander

"Make a Chair From a Tree" is the culmination of a lifetime's work on post-and-rung chairs by the late Jennie Alexander. First published in 1978, this book helped ignite a green woodworking movement in the United States.

This dramatically revised third edition is a collaboration with Larry Barrett and Peter Follansbee and covers every step of the green-wood chairmaking process in detail -- from splitting and riving parts to making graceful cuts with a drawknife and spokeshave, to brace-and-bit boring for the solid joinery, to hickory-bark seat weaving.

Lost Art Press, 2021. Hardcover, 9" square, 184 pages. Printed and bound in the USA.