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Differences between 'Fine Furniture' and 'Plain. And Simple?'

Posted by bobsmyuncle (My Page) on
Fri, Jun 24, 11 at 11:26

Check out this furniture, somewhere between Cottage and Shabby Chic, or maybe Industrial, or "Shop-Grade?"


Click on the various products to see the line of stuff.

What was it P.T. Barnum said?

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RE: Differences between 'Fine Furniture' and 'Plain. And Simple?

corrected link, sorry

Here is a link that might be useful: ROLU

RE: Differences between 'Fine Furniture' and 'Plain. And Simple?

I have a step stool I made long ago that looks like that. Wow, now it's chic!

RE: Differences between 'Fine Furniture' and 'Plain. And Simple?

Incredible! Not only is it super cheap to make, but it does not look very comfortable. Who would buy this? Yeah, I agree about P. T. Barnum.

RE: Differences between 'Fine Furniture' and 'Plain. And Simple?

I am a person who appreciates minimalism.

This artist has missed it.

Bad material selection. Baltic Birch Ply may have worked. Don't know for sure, but that's what a prototype is for. I can't believe how many similar things this guy made, without deviation or repitition. This guy would probably get a C minus or D plus for high school woodshop 101. C for persistence. D for the joinery. F for the design.

And why not incorporate some simple ergonomics? A radius corner? Angled armrests? A simple cap for the armrests would suffice!

It sort of reminds me of the "Simpson's" episode when Homer tried to make a BBQ pit from a kit, and then people thought it was abstract art.

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