Videos: The making of Hans J. Wegner chairs

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Forum topic by mdf posted 11-01-2007 07:30 PM 5918 views 0 times favorited 3 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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11-01-2007 07:30 PM

Topic tags/keywords: danish design hans j wegner pp moebler denmark the chair peacock john f kennedy

I thought some of you might find these videos interesting. Scroll down to the two last videos >>Making the Famed Hans J. Wegner “Peacock Chair”<< and >>The History & the Craftsmanship of Hans J. Wegner’s “The Chair”<<.
The videos show the production process of the chairs that cost around $4000-$5500 a piece.

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#1 posted 11-01-2007 10:22 PM

Wow…neat process to see. The CNC machines make life a bunch easier, I bet!

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#2 posted 11-14-2007 03:45 PM

Thank you for the link, what a beautiful chair.

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#3 posted 05-11-2008 10:24 PM

great videos. it’s so interesting to see the manufacturing process at that scale. It’s amazing to see how much is still hand worked.

-- Fritz Oakland, Ca (dedicated to my other hobby)

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