Marshall Ford
Windsor Chairmaker

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Marshall Ford Windsor chair

Marshall Ford Windsor chair

Marshall Ford Windsor chair

Marshall Ford Windsor chair

Marshall Ford Windsor settee

Marshall FordWindsor chair

As a Windsor Chairmaker, I am endeavoring to create a product as closely as possible in style and construction methods as Craftsmen of the last half of the 18th century. An antique representation, that is pleasing to the eye as well as functional. Blending in with yesterday or today's life styles. Seats are hand planed and carved from 2" native pine, using a draw knife, spoke shave and inshave to deeply scoop and finish the seat in the traditional manner and comfort of the Original Windsor. Stretchers and legs are turned from hard maple with only the Craftsman's eye to guide him, resulting in slight differences, not noticeable to the eye in the finished chair, which is individually assembled and finished by hand. The steam bending of bows is done with carefully selected woods of hickory and ash. Because of the handcrafted methods and attention to detail, only a limited amount of chairs are produced annually.

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Marshall Ford
 http://www.windsorchairbarn.com
539 Province Road ~ Belmont, NH 03220
Phone: (603) 524-9560
Email: mhford@metrocast.net

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