These items are sold to The Windsor Institute students only!
Made of green anodized aluminum, this board contains
all the angles used in a sack back and using one is a very fast, easy,
and accurate way to set a bevel square. The board virtually eliminates
Named for a member of the Hall of Fame, this device ensures accurate angles
when reaming. Although part of the Hall of Fame kit, it can be purchased separately.
Hall of Fame Kit
Over the past 2 decades many people have given us innovative ideas for devices that help make
Windsor chairmaking easier. These people have been honored by being voted into the Chairmakers Hall of Fame and
their certificates hang at The Institute. Many of these innovations hang on the benches at The Institute for
student use. Our kit contains all of these devices, as well as other handy aids.
The kit contains:
- winding sticks
- a Van Hovenometer
- an Incra Stick
- a straight edge
- wedges for leveling a chair
- a drilling cradle
- Wesson's Schott in the Back
(long and short)
- a "no name" sighting stick for drilling holes in a sack back arm
These are the same ¼ inch luan plywood Sack Back seat patterns that hang
on the benches at The Institute. You can only buy patterns for classes you
These are the same sack back bending forms as used at The Institute.
You can only buy bending forms for the classes you have taken.
Where applicable, strap included.
Using one of our metal bending straps while bending the arm & bow of a sack back chair
greatly reduces the chance of breakage. Wooden handles increase your leverage and insulate against heat.
Paraphernalia Package (Best Buy)
Sack back only -
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- Hall of Fame Kit
- bevel board
- seat pattern
- bending form
- back strap