Hans Wegner chair designs embody both playful creativity and masterful craftsmanship. Pioneering what we now think of as Danish Modernism, he created around 500 chair designs. Here, we spotlight five of the most popular Hans Wegner chairs, whilst taking a look at the Danish master’s early life and h
Hans J. Wegner is one of the masters of 20th century Danish design, producing over 200 chairs. The Sawbuck Chair CH28 was designed in 1951. The tapered legs widen at the joinery and the armrests float in a Modernist style. The chair is stable and very comfortable. Leather upholstery is new, not...
Context - I have never built a chair, but aspire to.
Wouldn't a loose tenon (or traditional M&T) perpendicular to the mating surface(s) be what would be used?
If I built it, that would be my inclination. I know if you are asking for the plans or are asking about the details of this joint you can't answer that, but that is what I would expect there.
Love those chairs.