GREEN WOOD CHAIRS – Chairs and Chairmakers of Ireland
There is nothing more fundamental than a chair, so essential to everyday life. In Green Wood Chairs Alison Ospina reveals traditional chair making with a modern twist.
Inspirational and practical book featuring the author’s naturally graceful work and projects.
The project’s in this book are inspired by Shaker design and the magic of the West Cork landscape. Projects range from stools and small tables to a full size rocking chair. All using natural branch wood and stems, which can be gathered oneself and made using basic tools.
Includes a gallery showcasing the stylish work of an array of Irish chairmakers.
The author, Alison Ospina, has been making furniture from unseasoned wood for more than ten years.
She has taught a vast number of students to make attractive, robust chairs, stools and tables using tools and techniques she has evolved and developed in her workshop over the years.
She runs green wood chair making courses from beautiful West Cork in Ireland