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Møller 66 chair transformed by oiling

This is one of a set of four chairs that I recently got to restore.  Three of them were ok but this one had some serious-looking something going on in the back. It looked like someone had poured some kind of … Continue reading

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Wegner CH22 chairs get new seats

I recently redid a pair of these Wegner CH22 chairs.  The seat on this one wasn’t too bad but the other one had the typical broken strands along the front rail.  The wood on both had been treated with some … Continue reading

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Wegner CH25 woven chair

This Wegner CH25 chair had the usual broken strands that come with age and use.  It also arrived in pieces but a competent repairman took care of those issues, leaving me free to weave.  And weave.  And weave…!   The … Continue reading

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very early CH23 chairs by Hans Wegner

Special end-of-year blockbuster before & after issue!  Happy holidays, everyone! These CH23 chairs by Danish designer Hans Wegner are some of the earliest made.  They were brought over from Denmark and have been in the owner’s family since the early … Continue reading

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seat weaving: a cautionary tale

Recently I got a call about some woven seats where the nails kept falling out.  That sounded odd, but when I saw the chairs in person I knew immediately what was going on. The chair seats looked pretty good—clean, no … Continue reading

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