He used a lathe to make the backs, legs, arms and stringers and them chose different styles of weaving and reed materials for the seats. Some were actually measured to fit the size of the bears!
I feel very fortunate to have had such a talented father and am delighted to have these small chairs as a reminder of his creativity. These were all made about 30 years ago and look as good now as they when he made them! Thanks, daddy. I think of you every day when I see these.