The chairs I make are all in the Windsor family. A Windsor is made by socketing the back and legs of the chair into a solid seat. The Windsor style is hundreds of years old, and is so durable that some individual chairs in use today are over 250 years old.
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Wood is split from straight hardwood logs. Unlike in sawn boards, splitting ensures the wood fibers run the length of the piece for maximum strength.