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Brian Boggs Chairmakers

239 Amboy Rd, Asheville, NC 28806-4331
+1 828-398-9701
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Check out a master craftsman at work!

I may be slightly biased since I have grown up around construction, but always get a kick out of... read more

Reviewed 5 May 2017
Zach D
via mobile
Had to Convince My Friends to Go

A bit out of town and not your typical destination, this was just about my favorite thing in... read more

Reviewed 15 April 2017
Tom V
Columbus, Mississippi, United States
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Brian Boggs is an internationally acclaimed chairmaker with over 30 years of fine woodworking experience. He and his team of craftsmen handcraft heirloom-quality furniture with a focus on design, craftsmanship, and sustainability. Guided tours of our shop are available at 2:00 PM Monday through Friday or by appointment on Saturdays.
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239 Amboy Rd, Asheville, NC 28806-4331
+1 828-398-9701
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Reviewed 5 May 2017 via mobile

I may be slightly biased since I have grown up around construction, but always get a kick out of seeing a craftsman at work. As far as such things go, this visit was transcendent! Brian and his crew of young journeymen were pleasant and knowledgeable...More

Thank Zach D
Reviewed 15 April 2017

A bit out of town and not your typical destination, this was just about my favorite thing in Asheville. Touring a chairmaker's factory may not sound like a ball of fun, but we all enjoyed it. The finished products are among the most beautiful furniture...More

Thank Tom V
Reviewed 1 January 2017

Brian's furniture pieces are so divine and well-considered that just visiting his shop and having him explain what he does is a great treat.

Thank Globaljoan
Reviewed 9 November 2016

I was a bit blown away to see this young guy sitting there Caning a chair. He has a museum of American and European chairs. He offers classes and is happy to talk to you about chairs and answer questions. I felt as if I...More

Thank robertsonrebecca
Reviewed 29 October 2016

I suggest you call before going to Brian's workshop. Just to make sure they will be able to accommodate you. This is a very personal tour. Brian's wife, Melanie started our tour and answered all of our questions. Brian also was willing to demonstrate and...More

Thank NorthJerseyTraveler8
Reviewed 10 September 2016

We arrived a bit early and got to walk around their showroom- the chairs and tables are beautiful and are works of very high craftsmanship. The tour lasted an hour and was very informative. Learned about the multiple processes that go into making a table...More

Thank swassner
Reviewed 10 July 2016

This is an amazing company! Be sure to go at 2pm and take their tour - it's free & worth your time! We learned all about the trees and how they are harvested in Central America. We saw the employees working on making chairs and...More

1  Thank nowincolorado
Reviewed 20 June 2016

Very personable staff. We received a private tour from Brian himself. Very impressive operation from a gracious host.

Thank Janis S
Reviewed 4 June 2016

This is so much more than a woodworker's shop. The tour is about art, structural engineering, furniture design, sustainable forestry, and figuring how to make things better. If you do any kind of woodworking this is a must stop. Brian makes scale models of his...More

Thank Kevin P
Reviewed 22 March 2016

I went on the 2pm tour with my father who was visiting from Maine. He is a woodworker and was excited to see Brian Bogg's workshop on a drive so we made sure to come back for the tour. My only experience with woodworking was...More

1  Thank bmorrill
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