Shelton Chair in White/Whitewash



Adapted from our Wolf Chair, the Shelton has a solid, unembellished top rail. Essentially a ladderback, the Shelton strikes a fine balance between size and comfort – sufficiently compact for a kitchen or small dining room, and spacious enough in the seat to provide lasting comfort.

Robust construction with cross-braced posts, integral leg assembly and pegged joinery. A solid feel and clean take on a classic style, this chair will settle with confidence and ease into a variety of vastly different design schemes.

Champlain Collection

Growing up, we'd go on family ski trips to Mont Sainte Anne. We'd visit Quebec City and tour around Île d'Orléans. Always on the look out for interesting furniture, we'd seek out objects and expressions of the local vernacular. We rented ski chalets and had a funny habit of rearranging the furniture and re-imagining the decor. These were great trips. Family times, great skiing and good food. We noticed that the wood furniture had a local flavour and we adored the old painted finishes. Our Champlain Collection was inspired by those trips.


• Overall: 19" wide x 18" deep x 43" tall
• Seat height: 18"


• Hand fit joinery, through-pegged for added longevity
• Material: Pine seat, maple frame
• Treatment: Hand sanded
• Finish: Lacquer clear-coats over washed seat and painted frame
• Colour: Clarence White frame, Topsail White-Wash seat


Available in all Emporium Finishes

• Custom Finishes: Available
• Custom Sizes: Not available
• Custom Design Variations: Not available

Dished Seat

A mark of craftsmanship and a sign of comfort, a dished chair seat provides a full measure of additional design refinement. Character in the wood grain is revealed along a third dimension. The play of light is more lively across the moulded contours. A hint at its intended purpose, its natural compliment in relief.

Chair close-up showing dished seat platers

Topsail White-Wash

Our take on the classic the white-wash effect. We start with a coat of our Clarence White and when it's dry we wash it down with a wet cloth. The trick is getting the wash right. Remove too much paint, and the wood looks bare. Remove too little, and the paint looks damaged. The process is completed with one sealer and two lacquer clear-coats, which brings out the wood grain, protects the wash, and steps up the sheen. 

Topsail white-wash finish close-up on dished chair seat

Available in This Bundle

Special grouping includes clayton table and shelton chairs

For savings over-and-above individual sale prices. Our Shelton Chair is offered in this Bundle, which includes our Clayton Double Pedestal Table. Configure your set to include six, eight, or ten chairs. Purchase online and we'll deliver at no additional charge (within Ottawa, select pickup during checkout). 

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