Ethan Allen Chair Rebuild

I recently got a text from a neighbor (Ashley) saying: “No rush, were not entertaining any time soon but we would love to have our dining room chair repaired.” To which I replied, “How broken is it…?” It was really broken with a vital section missing. I figured I could not make it any worse.

I started early Saturday morning and finished it on Sunday I’m happy to say that it’s standing on its own 4 feet. During the build I came up with some new techniques and did some drastic cuts which meant some drastic rebuilding. Look in the gallery for notes on how the build went, as I tried to document each step.

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  1. Ashley

    Thank you, Gary! You are a true artist!