Thursday, 4 August 2016

The anatomy of a BW van Dyk dining carver

Front profile of the BW van Dyk dining carver
Side Profile of the carver
Top back rail profile
Rear profile of the spindle rack
Front profile of the spindle rack showing beading detail on the rails
Close-up of an individual spindle and beading detail in the supporting rails


Top profile of rear post and top rail finishing
Top profile of  side-arm finishing
Front profile of side arm turning and finishing up to seat level
Seat and back post joinery
Profile of lower front leg turning detail
Top view of threaded leather thong seat
Maker's stamp on the rear seat rail
Click on the link to read the related posts:

BW van Dyk - 19th Century furniture maker, Robertson

The anatomy of a BW van Dyk dining chair

Finding Cape Country chairs in Pretoria


The BW van Dyk chairs that found us

1 comment:

Keith Loynes said...

Exquisite craftsmanship from an era where the craftsman was proud enough of his work to sign it. Thanks for researching and sharing this history.