Chair, Safari Style Lion Chair Master Hand Carved – BGHC777


Chair, Master Hand Carved To Celebrate The King Of The Jungle Custom Lion Foot Chair

We Make Your Dream Design A Reality Using Our Age Old Tried And Tested Master Craftsman System

Solid old growth walnut custom office chairs featuring hand carved lion paws and mane by American master craftsmen. This safari style custom chair designs was a collaboration with H. J. Nick, lead designer Tony, and the big-game hunter client. Crafted from the client’s description and drawings to match his dream design, the custom office furniture was hand crafted in black walnut using genuine elephant hide leather furnished by customer.

Our master craftsman at the use old world master hand hewn, mortise and tenon joined woodworking techniques in all their custom furniture designs and fine artisan furnishings.

Hand Carved Designer Office Chair – Specifications:

  • American black walnut wood air dried naturally, not kiln forced dry
  • Genuine elephant hide leather seat and back (furnished by customer)
  • Suspension seat 8-way hand tied spring unit for premium seating comfort
  • Original craft, not a reproduction
  • One of a kind design, custom hand carved lion paw and lion mane designs
  • Structural frame of solid full-length timber, not fake laminate or veneer
  • Hand hewn, mortise and tenon wood joints
  • Fine art 10-process hand rubbed finish to world class antique collector standards
  • Made in America by our master craftsmen
  • Guaranteed forever, and backed by over a century of fine craftsmanship since 1913

Fine Art Furniture Custom Built for Our Clients

Designs by H. J. Nick and the Art Factory, a handmade in America custom furniture manufacturer based in Scottsdale, Arizona, has been designing and building fine art custom furniture for some of the world’s finest interior designers for over a century. We offer our clients custom furnishing and the highest quality furniture with true antiquity value. Make the proper personal statement and create the right ambiance in your environment with investment-value fine artistic furniture custom designed especially for you by Call 1-800-292-0008 to discuss your design project with our world class architect imaginers.

Mortise and Tenon Joints in Custom Furniture

Used for thousands of years by woodworkers worldwide, the mortise and tenon joint joins pieces of wood with a simple and strong form. The two main components of the joinery include the mortise hole and the tenon, which is cut to fit the exact measurements of the mortise hole. The joint is then wedged, glued, or pinned to lock the pieces in place. Learn more about the terminology and history of joinery. Learn more and view diagrams of mortise and tenon joinery.

American Black Walnut Wood Furniture

Highly prized for its dark-color true heartwood, black walnut is heavy and strong yet easily worked. Historically walnut has been used for making custom furniture and flooring.

Custom Designed Furniture with Lion’s Paw Carving

The use of an animal’s paw for the foot of furniture can be traced to Greek tripod tables, which were modified designs of Egyptian prototypes of ancient furniture designs. The furry paw of the lion can be found in early Roman and Greek furniture designs, as well as English, Italian Renaissance, and French designs. Popularized by Thomas Chippendale in 18th-centry English furniture designs, the lion’s paw was a primary decorating motif in these designs. The paw foot was also used in the Cabriole chair leg, with Queen Anne style using a pad foot, and Chippendale designs commonly using the claw-and-ball foot design.

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