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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 mini...

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Nakashima Inspired Walnut Slab Table #4: Finished (Almost)

01-22-2015 03:31 PM by Marshall | 7 comments »

I spent the better part of the last two weeks applying Arm R Seal to the table. The table top got four brushed coats of full strength Arm R Seal on each side. Between each coat I buffed with a 1000 grit festool platin pad. I then wiped on a 50/50 mix of Arm R Seal and Naphtha on each side. Here is the top after the fourth coat: And after the final wipe on coat: The base got five coats of wiped on Arm R Seal/Mineral Spirits 50/50 mixture: Finally, it was time to attach the b...

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Profile Video: Mira Nakashima

09-19-2013 03:18 PM by Todd A. Clippinger | 12 comments »

Like many other woodworkers I am captivated and inspired by the work of George Nakashima. His daughter, Mira, has always been a part of his work and has been carrying on the legacy of the Nakashima Studio. BlouinArtInfo has just released a really nice video with Mira Nakashima I think you will enjoy. CLICK HERE for article and video at BlouinArtInfo site. Hope you enjoy! Your friend in the shop- Todd A. Clippinger Share the Love – Share the Knowledge

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George Nakashim exhibit

09-27-2012 03:04 AM by pimpson | 3 comments »

Thought I would let all the lumber Jocks know that there is A George Nakashima exhibit at the Wing Luke Museum in Seattle WA. It’s a great show with lots to look at the only bad part is you cant take pictures.

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