SPECIAL NOTE: We were honored on April 16, 2008 when President Bush and Pope Benedict XVI sat side-by-side in Harpswell Chairs with Back in Walnut during the official White House welcoming ceremony for the Pope. For the complete story, click here . Contemporary lines. Warm wood grains. The Harpswell dining chairs are naturally beautiful in the truest sense, adding elegance to any room. The back crest is carved from a single piece of cherry to reveal a grain pattern that is unique to each piece, like nature's fingerprint. Well-padded backrests and seats can be upholstered in mohair or a wide variety of fabric coverings. We can also apply material supplied by you.