Saturday, January 12, 2013

The Purpose of this Post: Progress on Present Projects

Once in a while in the midst of all that I have to do, I need to get a piece done for a show. Usually once a year.  These two chairs are what I have built for a show with the Guild of Vermont Furniture Makers that is taking place at the Helen Day Art Center in Stowe, Vermont.  January 18 through sometime in April.  I delivered these today to the gallery. It should be a very nice show. All of the other pieces are spectacular.  These are my regular Waltham chairs but with a thin crest rail like that on my Cod Rib chairs.  I like the look.  The paint is a very dark brown that is a bit warmer than black.  Here is a link to the Museum.  Click Here.
Waltham Chairs by Timothy Clark, Cabinetmaker/Chairwright

Waltham Chairs by Timothy Clark, Cabinetmaker/Chairwright

Below is a list of what I am working on at present.  If you are a current client, you will notice that I have listed projects by piece and state.

Right now I am working on a Painted Sideboard for a Vermont client.  I am waiting for the hinges for the cabinet doors to arrive so that I can fit the doors. They have been delayed at the factory.  I cannot start painting until I have the doors all fit.

Along side of that project, I have been building a set of 6 Waltham chairs for another Vermont client.  These chairs are almost done.  The backs should be going on this weekend and the two arm chairs will get their arms by early next week. Then a week of painting and finishing and they will be done.

Next are a few smaller orders that will be roughed out at the same time.  First to be completed will be a single Cod Rib Side Chair for a client in Virginia.

Then comes is a set of 4 Bar Chairs (with New Waltham seats) and a Kitchen Stool for another Vermont client.    At the same time, I will be making one Bar Chair will the regular Cod Rib seat for another Vermont client.

Then is a Waltham Arm Office Chair (painted) for an Ohio client.
At the same time, I will be making two Cherry and Ash (natural finish) Waltham Arm Office Chairs for an interior designer in Connecticut.

After that,  come 2  Painted Waltham Rockers for client in Florida.

This has been a very unusual season with 4 clients from Vermont.  Over the years, orders from Vermont are very few and far between.  Maybe one small order a year.  A single chair or a couple of stools.  Not sure if it means anything.

Enjoy the warm weather.

1 comment:

  1. Glad to see you posting again Tim, as usual those chairs are spectacular. Hopefully the rush of Vermont folks buying is a sign of bigger things to come!