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Take a Seat: How the Adirondack Chair Became a Classicnew

What started as a regional, functional craft is now mass-produced in countries thousands of miles from the Adirondacks and bought by people who couldn't locate the majestic park on a map. But this emblem of rural industry still means something to the people whose lifestyles inspired the chair more than 100 years ago.
Seven Days  |  Lauren Ober  |  07-31-2009  |  Recreation

The Yarn- and Felt-Covered Chairs of Tanya Aguiniganew

Sometimes a chair is not a chair. Sometimes it is a way to muck up the prevailing cultural orthodoxy, as well as a place to set your buttocks on and take a load off.
L.A. Weekly  |  Gendy Alimurung  |  01-23-2009  |  Culture

Inside Western North Carolina's (Re)burgeoning Woodworking Scenenew

After WNC's mass-production furniture industry has all but faded, artisans and crafts peopled are reviving the area's tradition with handmade, gallery-quality one-of-a-kind furnishings.
Mountain Xpress  |  Alli Marshall  |  12-23-2008  |  Culture

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