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Re: Request for Viking Chair Advice

Poster: blackbow@sprynet.com

On Sat, 12 Apr 1997, "Stephanie M. Thorson" <smt2@st-andrews.ac.uk> wrote:
>Poster: "Stephanie M. Thorson" <smt2@st-andrews.ac.uk>
>Says Dafydd:
>> Greetings to all from Dafydd Chairmaker!
>> Hreodbeorht MacBeath wrote:
>> > A few members of my clan are looking into making "viking chairs" (two 
>> > boards, one w/ tongue and other with slot) in time for Pennsic,
>> [...]
>> > And - are they actually Viking or in any way period? 
>> No.  They are entirely modern.
>They are also extremely hard to get up out of if (like me) you are a woman
>with some breadth of hip.  A low centre of gravity may have its
>advantages, but ease and grace of getting out of low chairs in not among
>them.  Just something some of the chairbuilders may want to consider ... 


We'll make you a special chair all your own...;>

Ld. J. Blackbow
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