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David Abeel

Traverse City, MI
North House Folk School photo of instructor, David Abeel

David Abeel lives in Traverse City, Michigan, teaching the art and science of Windsor chair making in folk schools, art centers, wood working guilds and community colleges across the Eastern United States. David has been making Windsor furniture for 25 years with a current goal of teaching and making this very traditional American craft accessible to wood enthusiasts of all ages and skill levels. Updates on upcoming classes and current projects at Facebook, David Nelson Abeel.

Current Courses Offered by David Abeel

4.25 days
Teaser image for Windsor Comb Back Side Chair

Windsor Comb Back Side Chair

The Windsor chair has graced American homes since the mid eighteenth century, before there was even a “United States” to speak of. Rich in tradition and lore yet instantly recognizable for its clean lines and simple form, the Windsor chair is a classic project. Join David Abeel to craft a…
Wed, Sep 26th, 2018  –  Sun, Sep 30th, 2018
Instructor: David Abeel