Re: [MedievalSawdust] Looking for Savonarola chair plans
- Good day, Corwyna!
I second Baron Devin's suggestion of the chair at
However, I would recommend that you follow the advice given for the
faldestoel and make a prototype (or three) of pine first, unless you're
one of those rare fortunates who somehow manage to "get it right the
first time". It's better to find "oh crap" moments with relatively
At best, you'll end up with some serviceable chairs for your own
encampment. At worst, there's always the satisfaction of bashing them
into kindling and making something really useful!
(who has been responsible for more than a few bonfires!)
On Tue, 2008-08-12 at 15:07 +0000, Corwyna of Freswick wrote:
> Good day,
> I am a long time lurker, though this is my first time posting.
> I am working with another person to construct Baronial thrones. Thier
> Excellencies decided on the Savonarola style chairs, but I am having
> hard time finding a good set of plans.
> So far I have found
> http://www.mastercharlesoakley.com/foldstool.html - which is an X
> chair. Similar in style, but not quite what I am looking for.
> http://www.currentmiddleages.org/tents/chair115ct.pdf - Right style,
> but not a lot of detail on the contruction side.
> Anyone out there have any better sources? The chairs will more than
> likely be made of of red oak.
> Thank you,