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Re: [SCA Newcomers] chairs

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  • D'vorah bint Da'ud
    ... Ahem. Not exactly. Its design is at least a millennium old, in Africa. Somewhere, I had the documentation -- a photograph from an extant chair QUITE old
    Message 1 of 4 , May 29, 2013
      On 29 May 2013, at 8:10 PM, Stefan li Rous <stefanlirous@...> wrote:

      > The so-called "Viking Chair", made out of two wide two inch planks, appears to be only as old as the '60s. the 1960s.

      Ahem. Not exactly. Its design is at least a millennium old, in Africa. Somewhere, I had the documentation -- a photograph from an extant chair QUITE old and well within period, if not before, from some museum somewhere -- but the link doesn't work anymore.
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    • Stefan li Rous
      D vorah bint Da ud replied to me with: ... Ahem. Not exactly. Its design is at least a millennium old, in Africa. Somewhere, I had the documentation -- a
      Message 2 of 4 , May 30, 2013
        D'vorah bint Da'ud replied to me with:
        <<< On 29 May 2013, at 8:10 PM, Stefan li Rous <stefanlirous@...> wrote:

        > The so-called "Viking Chair", made out of two wide two inch planks, appears to be only as old as the '60s. the 1960s.

        Ahem. Not exactly. Its design is at least a millennium old, in Africa. Somewhere, I had the documentation -- a photograph from an extant chair QUITE old and well within period, if not before, from some museum somewhere -- but the link doesn't work anymore. >>>

        Thank you. I will add this to the chairs-msg file the next time I update it. If come across this documentation or other, please let me know and I'll add that to the file as well.

        Stefan

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      • Justinos Tekton
        ... I m talking about this chair: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/X-chair According to Wikipedia, it s period for us; you can decide whether or not that s an
        Message 3 of 4 , May 30, 2013
          On May 29, 2013, at 23:10 , Stefan li Rous <stefanlirous@...> wrote:

          > When you say "X chair" are you talking about chairs that have just four legs? Or the ones that have a high number of parallel legs?

          I'm talking about this chair: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/X-chair

          According to Wikipedia, it's period for us; you can decide whether or not that's an adequate source for you.

          Justin
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