An expression of history. An icon of quality.
Built for strength and comfort while displaying grace and elegance, Windsor Chairs have united form with function for over 250 years. Hand-crafted, one at a time, Bill Peck, Master Chairmaker of Blue Knight Windsor Chairs, designs and builds each chair to meet your needs. To choose a Blue Knight Windsor Chair is to choose quality, good taste and aesthetics. Welcome a Windsor into your home today.
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The High-back chair, has a grace and presence that allows it to stand alone, or in combination with other chairs to form a set. The High-back shares many of the same design features as the Sack back including seven spindles, a one-piece steam bent arm, and an oval shaped seat. It has a steam bent crest that is available with plain or carved ears. Dimensions: 25" W x 21" D x 42" H
The Sack back chair; probably the most recognized form of Windsor chair was so named because a sack cloth was typically draped over the back to reduce drafts. First made around 1760. It has seven hand-made spindles, a steam bent bow and arm, and an oval shaped seat. Comes standard with the traditional paddle hands but carved knuckles can be added. This chair looks great on its own, at a desk, or in a dining set. Dimensions: 25" W x 21" D x 37" H
This chair is a reproduction of a chair made by a Nantucket chairmaker around 1780. This style of Windsor Fan-back is the largest and most comfortable of all Windsor chairs. This chair commands attention in any room as it is even more comfortable then it looks. Features include decoratively turned stiles, carved ears at each end of the crest rail, and volutes carved on each side of the hands. This is an extraordinary piece of furniture. Dimensions: 31" W x 27" D x 43" H
The Low Back Chair is a single seat version of the Low Back Settee. This style was popular in the 1750’s before the classic period of 1770 to 1830 when chairs such as the sack back and continuous arm were in vogue. In addition to its unique appearance this chair sits a bit higher and a bit straighter than other Windsor Chairs. Dimensions: 27” W X 17” D x 31” H
This Fan-back Side Chair is a reproduction of a chair made in the Boston area around 1775. Designed to be used at a table, or with a desk, this style omits the arms, but retains many of the notable features found on the larger Fan-back including turned stiles and carved ears. The deep shield style seat makes for a very comfortable side chair. Dimensions: 28" W x 22" D x 36" H
This chair style originated in New York City and was made from about 1780-1800. The New York City Bow-Back Side chair features bracing Tail spindles that give the back extra support. A shield-shaped seat. It can be paired with either the sack back or continuous arm for a very elegant dining set. Dimensions: 17" W x 23" D x 37" H
Blue Knight Windsor Chairs
Bill Peck, Master Chairmaker
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