Chairmaking is a highly specialised craft requiring exceptional joinery skills to make chairs of great quality and comfort. Soane Britain has taken ownership of one of a very few workshops still making chairs exclusively by hand and continuing the traditions of eighteenth century master chairmakers. The frames for Soane’s large collection of chair, sofa and stool designs are hand-made to order using carefully chosen materials. Some, such as for The Klismos Chair with its double curved back can take a week to make before being sent to other specialist workshops to be finished and upholstered.