Green wood is much easier to work than seasoned wood,
especially when working with hard woods. Chair components
are traditionally made from green wood, the components
are dried before the chair is assembled.
Why Black Chairs?
more accurate description would be pickled oak chairs.
They are neither painted nor stained, simply treated with
vinegar and steel wool which reacts with the tannins in the
oak and turns black.
like the impact of this finish.