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  Topic: Origami Chair from Auldbrass???
cahudson42

Replies: 32
Views: 24181

PostForum: Click Here for General Discussion Posts   Posted: Sun Mar 22, 2009 5:17 pm   Subject: Origami Chair from Auldbrass???
FWIW - the Howe Drawing I have - ' Adaptation of the Butterfly Chair' December 1986, has a back width dimension where the seat hits the back and sides - of 12 1/2 inches. The very top of the back is s ...
  Topic: More Built-In Questions
cahudson42

Replies: 19
Views: 10685

PostForum: Click Here for General Discussion Posts   Posted: Fri Mar 06, 2009 5:05 pm   Subject: More Built-In Questions
I probably don't have an appreciation for all the ideas mentioned - and this may be redundant. But if the main idea is to not have a flatscreen TV as an eyesore - how about housing it in a Krenov-sty ...
  Topic: usonian furniture
cahudson42

Replies: 13
Views: 8637

PostForum: Click Here for General Discussion Posts   Posted: Sun Sep 14, 2008 10:17 am   Subject: usonian furniture
The A/C Exterior lumberyard fir 3/4 plywood I recently used for a plywood Yemassee-like side chair appears to have 5 plys each approximately 1/8". The edge shot below is 2 sheets stacked after cu ...
  Topic: Yemassee Inspired Side Chair - Woodworking Project
cahudson42

Replies: 16
Views: 24213

PostForum: Click Here for General Discussion Posts   Posted: Sat Sep 13, 2008 6:02 pm   Subject: Yemassee Inspired Side Chair - Woodworking Project
9/10/2008 Update

The Yemassee side chair has been on our camp porch now for almost 3 months. While people sitting in it say its comfortable - it gets little use. They prefer our conventional Adiro ...
  Topic: david henken house
cahudson42

Replies: 3
Views: 4063

PostForum: Click Here for General Discussion Posts   Posted: Thu Jul 17, 2008 3:07 pm   Subject: david henken house
You can find the book you mention on: http://www.abebooks.com

One offer was for a 'new' remainder for $16.

http://www.abebooks.com/servlet/SearchResults?sts=t&tn=Usonia%2C+New+York%2Cbuildin ...
  Topic: Taliesin Dreamhouse Life 1997 Award
cahudson42

Replies: 7
Views: 12201

PostForum: Click Here for General Discussion Posts   Posted: Tue Jul 15, 2008 3:52 am   Subject: Taliesin Dreamhouse Life 1997 Award
Removal was recent enough that pages still show under 'cached' under google search for 'LIFE dream house'. The ordering page: http://209.85.165.104/search?q=cache:pcAfWr_FMVsJ:www.life.com/Life/dreamh ...
  Topic: Yemassee Inspired Side Chair - Woodworking Project
cahudson42

Replies: 16
Views: 24213

PostForum: Click Here for General Discussion Posts   Posted: Fri Jun 20, 2008 3:03 pm   Subject: Yemassee Inspired Side Chair - Woodworking Project
Hi SDR!

Try using the ISBN number: 1879483629.

I just did on Amazon - Books - and got 1 match @ $99.95.

There is a link to a hardcover version on the response I got - its $242. Then another ...
  Topic: Yemassee Inspired Side Chair - Woodworking Project
cahudson42

Replies: 16
Views: 24213

PostForum: Click Here for General Discussion Posts   Posted: Fri Jun 20, 2008 12:25 pm   Subject: Yemassee Inspired Side Chair - Woodworking Project
For those interested in similar chairs to this, I thought I'd pass along a tip from David, TnGuy.

David suggested the paperback: 'Frank Lloyd Wright's Seth Peterson Cottage - Rescuing a Lost Maste ...
  Topic: Sikkens Cetol 1 & 23 Plus / Natural Light
cahudson42

Replies: 86
Views: 60630

PostForum: Click Here for General Discussion Posts   Posted: Mon Jun 16, 2008 12:17 pm   Subject: Sikkens Cetol 1 & 23 Plus / Natural Light
New post jogged memory on my looking for a finish for Cypress Adirondack chair a couple years ago. Contacted Minwax, Thompson's Water Seal - they honestly said 'don't use'.

Saw that Olympic MAXXIMU ...
  Topic: 1949 Taliesin Origami Chair - Dimensions? Sketches? Drawing?
cahudson42

Replies: 112
Views: 208439

PostForum: Click Here for General Discussion Posts   Posted: Mon Jun 16, 2008 8:45 am   Subject: 1949 Taliesin Origami Chair - Dimensions? Sketches? Drawing?
Update:

Available drawings of two versions of the Origami Chair have been located. They are in the papers of John Howe at the Northwest Architectural Archives, University of Minnnesota. They are av ...
  Topic: Yemassee Inspired Side Chair - Woodworking Project
cahudson42

Replies: 16
Views: 24213

PostForum: Click Here for General Discussion Posts   Posted: Thu Jun 12, 2008 1:04 pm   Subject: Yemassee Inspired Side Chair - Woodworking Project
Very Interesting! Thank you!

So we are looking at a version c. 1950?

What immediately caught my eye was the 4th photo - from the rear - where it seems clear there are two different size cleats u ...
  Topic: Yemassee Inspired Side Chair - Woodworking Project
cahudson42

Replies: 16
Views: 24213

PostForum: Click Here for General Discussion Posts   Posted: Wed Jun 11, 2008 9:15 pm   Subject: Yemassee Inspired Side Chair - Woodworking Project
Thanks for the comments SDR!

Well, the back height was based on the dimenions of a $15 WALMART indoor-oudoor cushion, as I was thinking of using the chair on my porch, or even outside Very Happy .

Per ...
  Topic: 1949 Taliesin Origami Chair - Dimensions? Sketches? Drawing?
cahudson42

Replies: 112
Views: 208439

PostForum: Click Here for General Discussion Posts   Posted: Wed Jun 11, 2008 6:40 pm   Subject: 1949 Taliesin Origami Chair - Dimensions? Sketches? Drawing?
Update

Once again I would like to thank everyone for their suggestions, references, and information.

I think, in about another week, I will have enough info to be comfortable putting together a ...
  Topic: Yemassee Inspired Side Chair - Woodworking Project
cahudson42

Replies: 16
Views: 24213

PostForum: Click Here for General Discussion Posts   Posted: Wed Jun 11, 2008 6:24 pm   Subject: Yemassee Inspired Side Chair - Woodworking Project
In preparation for ultimately building the far more complicated FLLW "Origami' (Butterfly) Chair, I thought I would try a simpler piece for 'practice'.

The Yemassee Side Chair, shown below fro ...
  Topic: A Monograph(s) Alternative...
cahudson42

Replies: 9
Views: 5428

PostForum: Click Here for General Discussion Posts   Posted: Wed Jun 11, 2008 2:04 am   Subject: A Monograph(s) Alternative...
Thanks EJ!

At present, a number of copies in various conditions are on abebooks:
http://www.abebooks.com

Search using ISBN:

0810917734
 
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