These can be bought from this site either as digital downloads or as physical plans mailed to your home. The range of Windsor chair plans will steadily be increased over time in response to demand.
James Mursell, professional Windsor Chairmaker for the past 12 years, has made all the chairs featured on this site. They range from the traditional (English and American) through to James’ contemporary designs.
The Windsor chair plans give all the information that is needed for an existing chair maker to create the chair. The plans do not offer instruction in how to make a chair. If you have not yet made a Windsor chair you can purchase James’ Windsor Chairmaking book or attend one of his courses at The Windsor Workshop in Sussex, England.
What Do I Get?
The plans include all the information that you need, including: seat shape; turning templates; bending formers; key angles; and dimensions of all parts. READ MORE
Plans come in two forms: digital PDF downloads; and full-size hard copy mailed to your home.
Downloads come as scale drawings for printing on A4 / letter paper, or as full-size plans for printing on a local large scale printer (A0 / ANSI E). READ MORE
Links to James Mursell’s other websites
Visit The Windsor Workhsop for details of James Mursell’s Windsor chair making courses in Sussex, England. There are 2- and 5-day courses available. These give the opportunity to learn all the fundamental techniques of making Windsor chairs. Students have traveled from all over the world to enjoy these classes.
Specialist Chairmaking Tools
Visit Travisher.com to find details of James Mursell’s unique travisher and spokeshaves. Designed and made by James, these tools make short work of shaping the seat of a Windsor chair. They are in use worldwide with discerning chair makers. Tools are usually in stock for immediate dispatch.