Tuesday, October 23, 2007

Ep 12 Carlo Mollino Design 03

In this the third installment on a furniture design inspired by Carlo Mollino, we prep our bending ply, build our bending form, and construct a fixture for a machine operation, specific to the router.

This woodworking podcast presents alot of woodworking material, you'll witness how traditional woodworking meets contemporary materials.

The episode expressed an opinion on how a furniture design is mentally pushed forward by always having a prepared solution.

This Carlo Mollino video continues to encourage and push the Basement Garage woodworker to explore furniture design.


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Wednesday, October 3, 2007

Ep 11 a Carlo Mollino Design 02

Here's our second episode on the Carlo Mollino inspired coffee table. Our homage to the charismatic Italian Architect and Designer from Turin Italy.

We start with a snap of furniture history and begin to develope the atmosphere that Carlo was trained in and worked arounded.

Construction engineering is dealt with in this Mollino furniture design and a present day solution is found. Our bending form template is completed and we press our 2-ply, the answer to our construction issue.

This Carlo Mollino form just gets more exciting.


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