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Designed with nature in mind, the Achair is produced from fast grown UK ash sustainably sourced in the UK. Ash is known to be one of the strongest timbers, and the best material is found in smaller trees making it a great use of forest thinnings.

Steam bending is a fast and rewarding process which forms and seasons the timber at the same time. The combination of local ash and steam bending has an exceptionally short supply chain. The tubular rivets you see are more than a pretty detail, and are in fact many times stronger than conventional timber jointing; they are also particularly well suited to steam bending and the flexible structures that make this design so strong and enduringly comfortable.

Making a chair comfortable is central to all of David's designs. When sat on, this chair not only flexes to accommodate uneven floors, but yields to your body. The subtle flexibility of the structure encouraging your slight movement, which in turn reduces pressure points and leads to greater comfort. Generous lumbar supports avoid contact with the spine, but instead meets the muscles either side of it.

The Achair offers an unrivaled combination of benefits:
Light weight (Less than 5 KG).
High strength through unique jointing and structural geometry.
Will even accommodate uneven floors.

Scandinavian style natural soap finish as standard.

All of our products come with free delivery to mainland UK.

If you live outside the UK mainland and would like to make a purchase, please contact us using the Ask a Question” tab for details on additional delivery costs.

You have 14 days from receiving the product to notify Sable & Ox if you wish to return an item. Please note that pieces commissioned to your specific requirements, or items with a broken hygiene seal cannot be returned unless found to be faulty.

Take note that all of our products are packaged and shipped by the artist and not by Sable & Ox.

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A-chair - Ash Wood Chair BY David Colwell

An Exceptionally Designed Handmade Chair

Strong & Comfortable

Made With Steam Bent Ash Wood from Sustainable UK Woodland

Securely Dispatched with Fully Insured Free Delivery


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Due to the complexity and high quality of Davids Designs, some items can take up to 8 weeks for delivery


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