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Curtis Buchanan's Windsor chair videos

Postby Follansbee » Sun Mar 17, 2013 1:14 pm

Finally I have a reason to write again to this forum. Among the top tier of American Windsor chairmakers is Curtis Buchanan. Many readers have seen his home-made videos on Youtube about making his comb-back Windsor chair. These have been available for free for ages...but now Curtis is selling them as a set of 10 discs, plus one with 36 views of the finished chair. These videos take you all the way from buying the logs at the log yard/sawmill to the final finish on the chair. Curtis' generosity is legendary among his chairmaking students (including me 25 years ago) - buying the set of discs is a way for us to say "thank-you" for all the teaching & sharing Curtis has done over the years. He has made a 3-page set of full-scale drawings of the chair available as well. Both the discs and drawings are very reasonably priced.

Curtis' website is here http://www.curtisbuchananchairmaker.com/home.html

I wrote just a bit more on my blog recently, but essentially the same entry http://pfollansbee.wordpress.com/2013/03/15/how-to-make-a-comb-back-windsor-chair-w-curtis-buchanan/
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Re: Curtis Buchanan's Windsor chair videos

Postby emjay » Mon Mar 18, 2013 9:23 pm

I followed this series of videos as they came up on u tube. Wonderful, Curtis has an easy manner and a skill that is beyond most of us but puts it over in a way that makes you want to have a go. I learnt so much from them. I would love to buy that set of discs, but how do we do that here in the UK?
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Re: Curtis Buchanan's Windsor chair videos

Postby Davie Crockett » Tue Mar 19, 2013 10:54 am

Hi Mick, http://www.curtisbuchananchairmaker.com/store.html Click on the buy now link $60 for the set, select shipping overseas (UK additional $15) and check out.
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