Dave Sawyer, a large of US Windsor chairs and inexperienced woodworking, handed September 10, 2022. He made and taught Windsor chairs in Woodbury, Vt., for 30 years. His work may be discovered within the Boston Museum of High quality Arts and houses throughout the nation—in addition to within the vast, lengthy lineage of craftspeople he taught and influenced over the a long time. As Peter Follansbee factors out in his latest weblog put up, Sawyer even helped information fellow titans Jennie Alexander and Curtis Buchanan in their very own chair journeys. His direct affect nonetheless may be seen and discovered by way of his son, George, who took over Sawyer Made when his father retired in 2014—becoming, contemplating Dave constructed his first Windsor in 1982, the 12 months his son was born. Sawyer Made nonetheless produces Dave’s designs.
Under you’ll discover PDFs from our archive that includes a few of Dave’s work.