Serving the communities of Bures St Mary and Bures Hamlet


St Osyth`s model furniture making skills.

When she moved to Wasperton she used to sit out side in the courtyard and whittle away making furniture. The postman came one day and comented "Morning Mrs Chippendale"

The wicker back was made by Osyth dipping cotton thread into wax to make it strong before using it on the chairs.
Size of chairs approx 3" high.

Japanese Armoire ony 5 in high,
The hinges were made from coffee tins.

Just look at the detail on this 3" high chair

Research by Alan Beales
Photographs by Virginia Smalley, Scotland