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Spindle Back Settee in Pitch Black
Spindle Back Settee in Pitch Black is crafted by Bibbings & Hensby. Inspired by the Windsor chairs of the British Isles, particularly those originating in Wales, each chair is made completely by hand using traditional hand tools only. Aiming to marry historic crafting techniques with contemporary design, Bibbings & Hensby make work that feels grounded and relevant, and is well-suited to modern interiors. This contemporary iteration of a much loved classic is made using the same method and spirit as each Windsor chair would have been. The use of a bold, black finish and distinctive, visible, tool marks emphasises the chair's geometry and hand-hewn surfaces.
This product is available in bespoke variations, please enquire for further details.
Material: Made from a variety of British timbers, mainly lime wood or tulip poplar, oak, ash, black milk paint and tung oil. Dimensions: cm: Width 142cm, Depth 55cm, Height 88cm inches: Width 55.9in, Depth 21.7in, Height 34.6in Care Instructions: Wipe with a damp cloth
Made using many traditional chair making methods. The spindles are split out of a log by hand and shaped with a drawknife; the seat is saddled, carved, and shaped using an adze and travisher (tools that enable them to achieve the most exacting curves and forms); and finally, the crest rail is steam bent. Each chair is made one at a time and will vary slightly from one to the next, as a result of the hand-focused techniques used in its making.
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