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Posted 3 years ago


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I found my safari chairs at our local Waste Management recycling center. They were disassembled and in a heap on the floor. I had no idea what they were but I took a chance on them. I washed and bleached all the canvas pieces and began the laborious task of putting them together. It was like piecing together a puzzle. After much trial and error I succeeded!
I have not positively identified the maker of these chairs. The leather straps that secure the backs are very old and worn. I'm guessing they are from the 1960's as I have seen similar chairs in a Sunset book on outdoor living areas that was printed in the early 60's.
They are very similar to Kaare Klint chairs but not identical. I have only found one chair that looks like mine that was posted by a thrifter in England.
Perhaps someone reading this can shed a little light on their origins.

Thanks, Jamie

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  1. AmberRose AmberRose, 3 years ago
    Fantastic, they look great.
  2. stefdesign stefdesign, 3 years ago
    What an amazing find! And what a lot of work! Totally worth it, these chairs are beyond awesome!

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