Original air date: March 28, 1992
The ladderback chair with simple, elegant turnings and a woven seat is one of the Shaker’s most ingenious and well-known designs. The chairs came in several sizes to fit different physiques. Light and sturdy, these chairs are a hallmark of the Shaker furniture industry. The New Yankee version is made from cherry. Norm demonstrates how to weave the seat.
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Ladder Back Chair