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Brian Boggs Chairmakers

239 Amboy Rd, Asheville, NC 28806-4331
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What a Cool and Out of the Ordinary Tour!

Love to see handmade crafts so we jumped when we saw this on TripAdvisor. But it is so much more... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Terri2945
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Yes, you CAN touch!

What a great opportunity to see the work being done at Brian's shop (the How) and go to the studio... read more

Reviewed 3 May 2018
Donald V
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Evansville IN
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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 3:00 PM Monday through Friday or by appointment on Saturdays. Cost is $10/per person. Children 12 and under are free.
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239 Amboy Rd, Asheville, NC 28806-4331
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Love to see handmade crafts so we jumped when we saw this on TripAdvisor. But it is so much more. True wood art. Spent an hour learning where they source their wood from, how Brian started out and how he has developed his art over...More

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Reviewed 3 May 2018 via mobile

What a great opportunity to see the work being done at Brian's shop (the How) and go to the studio to sit in several of these works of art and have the design explained (the Why). Tours are at 3pm so make this a stop...More

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Reviewed 3 March 2018

This is a must see if you like wood furniture and a definite must see it you think you don't ! Be sure to sit in one of his creations and even if you can't afford it, you will appreciate his workmanship. The small gallery...More

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Reviewed 21 December 2017

I purchased a rocking chair in 2011 and it's looks as nice today as it did the day I picked it up ! While very pricey it is extremely comfortable and the quality couldn't be better !

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Reviewed 21 December 2017

We happened upon Brian Boggs Chairmakers after a web search. The craftsmanship is exquisite and so highly detailed. Take the time to actually sit in one of those chairs and you will instantly know why they have the price that they have. WOW! A word...More

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Reviewed 27 October 2017

We had a fantastic tour of the workshop and were able to speak with the craftsmen, as well as with Brian Boggs, himself! They were patient and answered any and all questions. Highly recommended for ANYONE who appreciates fine, exquisite craftsmanship, and a must-see for...More

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Reviewed 20 August 2017

Brian Boggs' designs and craftsmanship put him in league with some of the best furniture makers active today. (I'm an amateur woodworker with over 30 years experience, and we've bought pieces from Thos. Moser and similar designers, so we know what goes into high-end work.)...More

Thank Richard S
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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
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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
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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
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