Making Chairs with Russ Filbeck
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“Don’t endure the drudgery of boredom, make something. Make it again and again. When you are satisfied with your craftsmanship, give it to someone special or to your favorite charitable organization.” – Russ Filbeck
Russ Filbeck is a master chair maker who uses traditional methods to create one-of-a kind heirloom-quality chairs. He offers a wide variety of classes including making spoke shaves, Ladder Back and Windsor Chairs, basic and advanced finishing, wood bending (Shaker Boxes), wood turning, and furniture repair. He has also written a step-by-step book about making Appalachian Ladder Back chairs.