THERE’S MORE THAN ONE WAY TO MAKE A CHAIR

Notes and drawing on chair design

By Eliza West, WPAMC Class of 2019

As a craftsperson myself, I’m always intrigued by how other makers solve their problems. Connoisseurship classes at Winterthur provide me endless opportunities to explore this by analyzing some of the more technical aspects of the objects we study.

Since September, we’ve been meeting with curator, Josh Lane, and learning the ins and outs of furniture construction, style, and of course, wood identification.

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