The Tünr dresser

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Project by Jacquelyn Smith posted 05-29-2011 08:32 AM 2471 views 1 time favorited 8 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is a POP (Point of Purchase display) for my brothers company Tünr. He makes specialized socks and laces for classic shoes (sneakers). Check out his work at tü
This was the first display idea we made. His idea was that he wanted his socks and laces to be considered like ties and cufflinks . . . so we made a beautiful rich wood setting for the product to be viewed and stored. the bottom drawer locks . . . this is to create a bit of hype. In this line of work only certain clients get to see the new product in the drawer.
I made this of sapele, wengé, plywood and hard figured maple.

This is currently being crated to ship to Coat of Arms in NYC.


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#1 posted 05-29-2011 02:33 PM

That’s fantastic work! Change Tünr to RRWW and you can ship one my way – I would be very proud to use it and others like it as my master bedroom’s furniture.

This reminds me of that American 50’s Style ‘Art Deco’ look that is slowly coming back again.

Thanks for sharing!


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#2 posted 05-29-2011 02:53 PM

Beautiful project. Excellent wood choices.

-- Alex -- "I will one day write something intelligent, witty, or humorous here"

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#3 posted 05-29-2011 03:04 PM

Loving that wenge. Epilog? Although people catch heat here for advertising, I appreciate the link and I bought some socks. very clever idea that I’m sure will do very well. I’m just dumb enough where I need my socks labeled “L” and “R” :)

-- My dad and I built a 65 chev pick up.I killed trannys in that thing for some reason-Hog

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#4 posted 05-29-2011 03:49 PM

That’s a very nice piece. As are the rest of your projects you posted. You have quite a range of work and all very well done.

I found the links interesting as well.

-- Best regards, Jack -- I may not be good, but I'm slow --

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#5 posted 05-29-2011 05:50 PM

Fantastic “artwork” : )

-- I'm absolutely positive that I couldn't be more uncertain!

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#6 posted 05-29-2011 10:48 PM

Do you mean laser when you say epilog? No, I did this with templates and a router. Because of the font I had to make the t,n, and r with inserts. Came out perfect. Whew! :-) Interesting that you say Art Deco because I had been immersing myself in that and art nuevo just prior to doing this work. I am partial to Deco and often find myself referring to it.
Thanks for the comments!


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#7 posted 05-29-2011 10:56 PM

It’s a compliment when someone accuses you of using a laser! It’s really outstanding work, especially considering your methods. I’m really glad you shared this; and I got some socks!

I’m also now enjoying your spoons, which are expertly executed. We have another famous spoon artist in our midst; you won’t be long to find him:)

-- My dad and I built a 65 chev pick up.I killed trannys in that thing for some reason-Hog

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#8 posted 06-18-2011 05:25 AM

big wow!! Your stuff is incredible! I’ll check out the brother’s too!

-- ~christine @ used2btrees

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