What made you want to look up split-bottom? Later repainting, even well-intentioned restoration, will diminish the value of an original finish. The chair is sturdy and w
Driving the wedge into the tenon. The wood appears to be maple. The seat is rope or rush.
Frame and panel Frameless construction. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. In the traditional Windsor design, the wedged tenon joint which joins each leg to the seat is strong enough in itself to prevent the legs from creeping outward.
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Gorgeous Chairs in Great Condition. No, create an account now. With wear in use, the paint wears off around the edges and displays a characteristic wear pattern that reveals the paint colors underneath.