The design is a contemporary interpretation of the classic Director's Chair with emphasis on design detailing and use of the finest quality materials and manufacturing techniques.  The chair was machined from 7075 T6 aircraft grade aluminium and is made up of 130 component parts including all the bushes, spacers and O-rings. Other materials used include Brass and Acetyl for the bearings, high tensile steel bolts for the assembly and rubber O-rings to retain the end caps and the arms and lower leg rails. Parts are machined on high speed CNC mills and lathes, then hand polished prior to assembly.   Striving to use only the best materials available, LINLEY has sourced probably the finest leather of its type in the world. The Oak-bark tanned leather seat and back rests are made from light tan bridle butts from Britain's only remaining traditional oak bark tannery in Devon. A tannery since Roman times, the long tanning method has changed little in centuries. The exclusive methods used to produce the rich coloured organic leather favoured by distinguished shoe makers and top stables for its quality, durability and finish. Devon river water, oak from renewable sources, and time dedicated to slow tanning, preserve the natural weave of the fibres in each hide, resulting in unique hardwearing luxury. With the tannery set among orchards, fields of grazing horses, and the gentle rolling hills of rural Devon countryside. Sun filters into the serenity of the tanning rooms. Hides hang in calm country air. These hides have then been carefully selected and fashioned by an award winning saddler and harness maker. The traditional hand-stitching skills needed for bridle and harness making have been employed here to create an interesting juxtaposition with the engineered aluminium frame.  

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