Making a Sussex Chair – video

We were contacted recently by Harry Rogers, Secretary of The Association of Polelathe Turners and Greenwood Workers (or who brought to our attention his fascinating films on green woodworking and making traditional chairs on a pole lathe (

Making a Chair – Research: Sussex Chair Part 1  and Riving Wood for Chairs – Sussex Chair Part 2 begin a  nine-part series on the making of a Sussex chair, based on an example held at the Geffrye Museum.