June 20, 2012

Bench For A Pair


I made this bench a number of year's ago; laminating layer after layer of solid cherry before attacking the piece with a chainsaw and then carefully chiseling and sanding away... it is a heavy hunk of wood. I was interested in the relationship between the body and furniture and spent time studying people sitting, how it varied between groups, couples, and individuals. Ultimately I designed the bench specifically for 'my man' and myself... pair that we are.

bench for a pair / cherry (a lot of cherry!)

11 comments:

  1. oh this is beautiful, you are so clever ... I always wanted to be an architect, then for some reason changed my mind in my last year at school to study French ... it is definitely what I should have done, and something I would change if I had the chance to do it again, but you can't regret, I wouldn't be who I am today with my lovely, understanding husband and 3 precious children ...

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  2. So cute! It reminds me of old courting couches from the Victorian era, only done for these modern times-- very, very clever!

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  3. Oh I love it! So sweet. I love the last picture of you guys sitting together. :)

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  4. Wow, how beautiful! Your talent is amazing, lady.

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  5. That's so cool! Wish I had some of that talent!

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  6. Wow! So amazing! Your woodworking skills are quite impressive, lady!

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  7. WOOOOOOOOOOOOW. this is so impressive. pat yourself on the back one hundred times for making this.

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  8. i first saw your bench and thought "that's so cool" ...before i realised that YOU had made it -- and that's REALLY cool!

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  9. Duuuuuuuuuude. I wish I had something more intelligent to say than that, but, duuuuuuuuude. Amazing.

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  10. So creative!!! I LOVE this!

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  11. Gorgeous!! Lily, you are so very talented.

    xo
    cortnie

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