Media / Press



“Creating Curves,” Fine Woodworking, June 2018

“How a Savvy Business Player Rocked the World of a Talented Chairmaker,” Asheville Made, Dec. 2017/Jan. 2018

“Going with the Grain,” Seven Magazine, Spring 2015

“A New Dynamic in Outdoor Luxury,” Upscale Living, April 2015

“Backyard Bait,” Landscape Architecture Magazine, Mar 2015

“Brian Boggs Handcrafted Chairs,” Ocean Home, Oct. 2014

“Mover and Shaker Chairmaker Brian Boggs,” MODERN, April 2014

“True to Form,” WNC, March 2013

“The South’s Best Rocking Chairs,” Garden & Gun, Jan. 2011

“Collective Soul,” Carolina Home & Garden, Fall 2010

“Brian Boggs: Commitment to Excellence,” Woodwork, Feb. 1998

“Evolution of a Chair,” Home Furniture, October 1996

“A Chair Built for Comfort,” Home Furniture, Summer 1995

Digital Magazines

HOURS OF PLAYTIME from Colin Hay to Steve Vai, guitarists rave about Bogg’s bespoke chair, The Land Report, Spring 2022

Nc Luxury Furniture Designer Brian Boggs [interview],” Luxe Beat Magazine

Brian Boggs Chairmakers Sunniva Outdoor Swing,” KBB The Official Publication of NKBA + KBIS, March 2022

Construction industry gossip: Are you sitting comfortably?,” Building, March 2022

Elegant modern take on the porch swing,” Woodworking Network, March 2022

Master Furniture Maker Brian Boggs Presents Award-Winning Sunniva Outdoor Swing,” Furniture Fashion, March 2022

Steve Vai’s Latest Endorsement Is a Chair for Guitarists: “it’s Like My Butt Was Moulded Into Wooden Butter,”, March 2021

Brian Boggs, Master of The Chair,” The Craftsmanship Initiative, Fall 2020

Brian Boggs Chairmakers: Where Comfort Meets Creativity,”, Beverly-Hanks Realtors, July 2020

Bogg’s furniture marries advanced manufacturing with design and craftsmanship,” Business North Carolina, March 2020

Sitting Down On The Job,” Asheville Made, February 2020,

Furniture With Soul,” Mountain Living, March 2019

Local Products: Brian Boggs Chairmakers,” The Laurel of Asheville, 4 years ago

FedEx small business winners revealed,” The Business Journals, April 2017

Summer-ready buys for Dads and you,” Atlanta Journal-Constitution, June 2015

Rethinking the Act of Sitting,” Capital at Play, June 2015

Brian Boggs Handcrafted Chairs,” Ocean Home, September 2014

Build the Most Comfortable Chair You’ll Ever Sit In,” Gunpowder Woodworks, October 2013

True to Form: With A Commitment to Sustaining the Craft He Loves, Chairmaker Brian Boggs Is Leading the
Handmade Furniture Industry Toward an Enduring Future,” WNC Magazine, March 2013

Brian Boggs on Furniture Design,” Popular Woodworking, September 2012


Chairmaking & Design” by Jeff Miller, 2007

“The Chairmaker’s Workshop” by Drew Langsner, 2001

The Art of Chair-Making” by Kerry Pierce, 1998

The Workshop Book” by Scott Landis, 1998

“America’s Traditional Crafts” by Robert Shaw, 1993

Kentucky Crafts” by Phyllis George Brown, 1989

The Workbench Book” by Scott Landis, 1987


The Woodwright’s Shop Season 37 Episode 11: Brian Boggs, Chairmaker,” 

“Drawknives, Spokeshaves, and Travishers: A Chairmaker’s Tool Kit,” video by Lie-Nielsen Toolworks, 2005

“America’s Heart & Soul,” Walt Disney Pictures, 2004

Hickory Bark from Tree to Chair: Harvesting and Weaving Hickory Bark Seats,” video by Lie-Nielsen Toolworks, 2003