Chair Styles

Sack Back Armchair
Dimensions:
  • 37 ½” Tall
  • 24” Wide
  • 21 ½” Deep
  • Seat Height - 17 ½”
Available Features
  • Flat Arm or Knuckle Arm
  • Bauluster or Bamboo style legs

Description:
  • The Sack Back is probably the most recognizable of all Windsor’s. It’s extremely durable and can be used as a dining chair, a desk chair or just placed in the corner for occasional seating. This chair has an oval seat.

History:
  • Originated in the Philadelphia area around 1760 – 1780
   
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Continuous Armchair
Dimensions:
  • 37 ½” Tall
  • 23” Wide
  • 24” Deep
  • Seat Height - 17 ½”
Available Features
  • Flat arm or knukle arm
  • Comes standard with tail piece and bracing spindles

Description:
  • This is a very graceful looking chair. It pairs well with the Bow Back side chair for dining. It also works well as a desk chair. This chair has a shield shaped seat.

History:
  • The Continuous Armchair was first introduced in the New York City area around 1780.
   
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Bow Back Side Chair
Dimensions:
  • 37 ½” Tall
  • 20” Wide
  • 22 ½” Deep
  • Seat Height - 17 ½”
Available Features
  • This chair comes standard with a Tailpiece and Bracing Spindles

Description:
  • This Chair was modeled after one made in New York City it pairs well with any arm chair for the dining room: The C-Arm, Sack Back or Comb Back. This chair has a shield shaped seat.

History:
  • This Bow Back design was first made around 1780 – 1800. This was the second type of side chair introduced to society.
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Balloon Back Side Chair
Dimensions:
  • 38 ½” Tall
  • 21” Wide
  • 20” Deep
  • Seat Height - 17 ½”
Available Features
  • Comes standard with Bamboo style legs and turned back Spindles.

Description:
  • This chair has a uniquely double bent bow and a curved stretcher. It comes standard with bamboo stlye legs and turned bamboo back spindles. It pairs well with any of the armchairs

History:

  • This was the latter of side chairs made around 1800. It was a step towards what they call the fancy chair. It has Chinese influence with the bamboo design legs. These chairs began to have more decorative paint jobs
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Fan Back Side Chair
Dimensions:
  • 37” Tall
  • 27” Wide
  • 21” Deep
  • Seat Height - 17 ½”
Available Features
  • Available with Plain Crest, Connecticut Style Horned Crest or Carved Ears

Description:
  • This Fan Back was modeled after one made in boston. It has a shield seat and pairs well any of the dining chairs around a table.

History:
  • This was the first side chair made in the 1770’s
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Philadelphia High Back
Dimensions:
  • 46” Tall
  • 26” Wide
  • 27” Deep
  • Seat Height - 18”
Available Features
  • Comes standard with carved ears and carved knuckles

Description:
  • This is a large chair for occasional seating. Although, I have used it around the table and it works just fine. It has a roomy shield shape seat, a bent crest and a three piece sawn arm with Philadelphia style legs.

History:
  • This Chair was first made around 1740
       
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Nantucket Style Fan Back Armchair
Dimensions:
  • 45” Tall
  • 31” Wide
  • 26” Deep
  • Seat Height - 18”
Available Features
  • Comes standard with carved ears, carved knuckles and a tail piece with bracing spindles.

Description:
  • This is the biggest chair I make. It has a large roomy oval seat with a tail piece mortised in to accept the bracing spindles, a gently curved crest and gracefully sawn arms with carved knuckles. It sits nicely in any room in the house.

History:
  • This chair was very popular form in Coastal Massachusetts around 1770 – 1790.
       
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Rhode Island Low Back
Dimensions:
  • 33” Tall
  • 26” Wide
  • 23” Deep
  • Seat Height - 18 ½”
Available Features
  • Flat Arm
  • Knuckle arm

Description:
  • This was modeled after a Rhode Island low back, it is a very strong chair with a three piece sawn arm, turned back spindles and a very roomy D-shaped seat. The undercarriage is interesting with two Philadelphia Style legs in front and two baluster style legs in the rear; it also has an X stretcher instead of the traditional H style. The seat height and arm height are taller than all the other chairs.

History:
  • This was the first chair style introduced in New England around 1760
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Writing Armchair
Dimensions:
  • 43” Tall
  • 34 ½” Wide
  • 30” Deep
  • Seat Height - 17 ½”
Available Features
  • Plain Crest
  • Carved Ears
  • Chair comes standard with D-shaped seat and a painted tablet.

Description:
  • This Chair has a large D-shaped seat very roomy and comfortable. It can be either right or left handed and has a nice size tablet for writing, having a cup of coffee or using your laptop.

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Sack Back Settee
Dimensions:
  • 37 ½” Tall
  • 44” Wide
  • 21 ½” Deep
  • 17 ½ Seat Height
Available Features
  • Flat arm
  • Knuckle Arm

Description:
  • This Settee is a double wide of my Sack Back. It seats two comfortably. It has a large oval seat with six legs.

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Sack Back Rocker
Dimensions:
  • 36 ½” Tall (Add 8 ½” for secondary Crest)
  • 24” Wide
  • 34 ½” Deep (Tip to Tip of Rockers)
Available Features
  • Flat arm
  • Knuckle Arm
  • With or without secondary crest.

Description:
  • This is the same as my sack back arm chair only it has rockers. Extremely comfortable with a smooth rocking motion.

History:
  • The Rocker is not truly a historical form, it was made as early as the 1820’s
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Philadelphia Low Back Settee
Dimensions:
  • 32” Tall
  • 48” Wide
  • 30” Deep
Available Features
  • Flat Arm
  • Knuckle Arm

Description:
  • This Settee has a double scoped D-shaped seat, a beautifully shaped three piece sawn arm with Philadelphia style legs
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Kids Chairs
Dimensions:
Small Sack Back
  • 28 ½” Tall
  • 19 ½” Wide
  • 17” Deep

Highchair
  • 38” Tall
  • 19 ½” Wide
  • 24” Deep
Available Features
  • Flat Arm of Knuckle Arm

Description:
  • These chairs are replicas of my Sack Back. These chairs will fit children from 3 – 8 years of age. The highchair pulls up nicely to any table. They can also be used for doll display

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Comb Back Armchair
Dimensions:
  • 42” Tall
  • 24” Wide
  • 21” Deep
  • Seat Height – 17 ½”
Available Features
  • Flat Arm or Knuckle Arm
  • Plain Crest or Carved Ears

Description:
  • This chair has the same shape seat and dimensions as my Sack Back only it has long spindles with a bent crest.

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Courting Chair
Dimensions:
  • 39" Tall
  • 43 ½"Wide
  • 18" Deep
Available Features
  • Flat Arm or Knuckle Arm

Description:
  • This style chair was not very common. It is a double of the Continuous Arm and agreat way to start a conversation with someone.

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Bow Back Counter Height Stool
Dimensions:
  • 41 ½” Tall
  • 23” Wide (Square at the base)
  • 21” Deep
  • 23 ½" Seat Height
Available Features

Description:
  • This Bow Back design is derived from my Side Chair. It has 7 spindles instead of 9 and no tail piece. The back is a little more vertical for comfortable eating. There is a foot rest and the base is wide to prevent tipping. It fits nicely under 36” high counters.
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Shop Stool
Dimensions:
  • 19 ½” Tall
  • 16 ½” Wide (Square at the base)
  • 13 ¼” Round Seat
Available Features

Description:


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