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  • n. The manufacture of chairs.


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chair +‎ making


  • Two or three times on his walk Aldous heard from far within the trees the sounds of hatchet and turner's wheel, which told him he was passing one of the wood-cutter's huts that in the hilly parts of this district supply the first simple steps of the chairmaking industry, carried on in the little factory towns of the more populous valleys.


  • Receiving Folklife Heritage Awards are Robert Belfour of Memphis, a powerful blues singer and guitarist who represents the folk blues tradition of the Mid-South region; Charles J. Horner, who lives outside of Rockwood in the Westel community of Cumberland County, is a renowned maker of fiddles and mandolins; and Newberry & Sons Chairs, whose Macon County family tradition preserves much of the 19th century approach to chairmaking.



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