Research Request

    Jennie Alexander seeks the donation, loan or purchase of early post and rung chairs which are damaged beyond repair or any of their parts. The parts will be used only for research and publication. All such parts, together with those already in his collection, will ultimately be donated to a responsible institution for preservation and study. Loans will be returned. 

   Jennie is the author of Make a Chair from a Tree (Taunton and Astragal Presses), a DVD of the same name and numerous articles on the subject of chair making. For further information about Jennie see her web site  She can be contacted at: