Japanese Furniture: Torii Series Side Chair by Pete Novick, Vermont Furniture Maker

This blog was originally published on the website of Hayama Cabinetmakers, LLC and is accessible at this link

The Torii (鳥居) series side chair combines style elements of Japanese torii, and features traditional joinery.

Torii series side chair in Pennsylvania cherry with a water-based finish. The seat cushion is upholstered in leather. The backrest design is similar to the curved beam atop of a torii, (Japanese name: kasagi).

Here is another view. The woods outside the shop offer a break from setting up all the photo studio equipment in the shop.


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