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Blog series by gizmodyne updated 07-06-2008 03:48 AM 3 parts 12613 reads 23 comments total

Part 1: Visiting Sam Maloof's House ... updated 12/28/07

12-28-2007 04:24 AM by gizmodyne | 13 comments »

I received tickets to the tour the Sam Maloof foundation from my in-laws for Christmas, and we headed out for the tour today. The house and workshop are located in Alta Loma, California about 35 minutes from my house. You can’t take photos inside, but I took a few outside and through the windows. The house and workshop were moved from their prior location in 2000. They built a new house as well as a little bookstore, and an art gallery. View of the facilities with mountains i...

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Part 2: Mission Furniture: How to Build It

07-04-2008 07:37 PM by gizmodyne | 8 comments »

If you have never checked it out, Mission Furniture: How to build it, by H. H. Windsor (Popular Mechanics) is a neat little book. I have a copy but you check out the page I was working from here I drew the Hall Chair pictured in the book.It is very Limbert in style.This was hard for me to sketchup due to that angles. If anyone has any good advice about how to do cutouts in an angled piece please let me know. I have been playing more with Sketchup Styles and animations. See more animatio...

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Part 3: Sketchup Model Craftsman Tabouret from "The Craftsman"

07-06-2008 03:48 AM by gizmodyne | 2 comments »

I am really trying to teach myself to use SketchUp. If you are interested. My SketchUp model of “The Craftsman” Tabouret available here Try playing with the styles menu.My Craftsman StyleSketchy LinesX-Ray view

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