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The Overhang Chair in Walnut

08-09-2017 11:37 PM by LeOmkr | 3 comments »

The basic structure of this chair draws Inspiration from the design of the iconic ‘Conoid Chair’ by the great japanese-american woodworker George Nakashima. Through progressive scaled models, design critique and study of human ergonomics the design of this chair is evolved from the basic concept of the nakashima chair. Made entirely in one slab of 4” thick walnut (type of a hardwood), I have also tried to stay true to nakashima’s philosophy of creating minimum waste. Structurally, the focal point of the overall design is at the base where the uprights emerge from the feet and gracefully taper as they reach the top. The connection between the upright ...

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