If you need a beautiful chair check what Seven Sedie has to offer. Established in 1965 by Diego Piva, the company specialized in style chairs production: up to twelve pieces per week, made with the touch of a skilled master.
Masters of chairsMartha Taylor-Brown ▼ Saturday October 31, 2009 6:01PM ET
Seven Sedie uses beech wood because it is a versatile and hard wood at the same time. A light colour wood, easy to paint and to finish, but very nice even in its natural colour. The company tries to make a perfect merger between industrial production and craftsmanwork and their chairs show that it is very successful in it. At the first sight it's not evident how much work it needs to make a chair or a table. Only with a careful look you can discover features and details revealing what's behind each product.
Ideas, intuitions and projects, professional abilities, experience, skilled workers, high technology in machineries, all that is mixes to get the final product skilled masters can be proud of. The recipe for success: From cutting of woods to assembling, from finishing to shipment of products, in Seven Sedie each phase of process is entrusted to a specialized department. Step by step, the product is subject to an accurate acceptance and result check procedure.
After being dried, beech-wood is cut to get the different components which make up the product. All single pieces are subjected to an accurate milling or turning with modern machineries. With the greatest care the workers proceed to make the specific fitting of pintles for each kind of product manufactured. All elements composing the backside or the front side of the frame are connected together Care in smoothing is basic to obtain the maximum output from following polishing process.
Carvings, grooving and any other finishing touch of the wood are entirely hand-made, with the greatest ability, by masters of the sector. Finishing is the last substantial intervention before final assembly. The extreme attention to any detail distinguish this phase of process, which is entrusted to experienced workers.
Pre-assembled components, carefully finished, are joined together to make the frame of product. springs, linen and the right density foam, so that to avoid flattening of the seats in the time. Then masters proceed with covering using one of the many fabrics at their disposal. Now, the product is ready to be packed and shipped to our customer. ■