Windsor Chairs, Tables, Benches, Stools and other contemporary furniture, made to order by



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John Fowler, Bear River Bodger, pursues the traditional craft

of Windsor Chairmaking in his chairmaking shop,

nestled in the rolling hills of Bear River, Nova Scotia, Canada.

John moved with his wife and two sons to Bear River

from England in 2004.

He learnt the craft of Windsor Chairmaking and now has windsor chairs in homes all over North America.

Visitors are also welcome to call at the workshop to see

John at work. (by chance or appointment)

Customers can place individual orders by telephone, email

or by visiting John at his workshop in Bear River.

Read a short description and watch a slide show of the process of crafting a Windsor Chair.

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Each Windsor Chair is built using the tools and techniques

of the 18th century.

Every chair is individually handcrafted to the requirements of the customer using locally harvested wood.