Category Archives: Design

The Octagonizer Gauge

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Equilateral Footstool-Design Drawing

OK, it was driving me crazy.  So for posterity and for those who may be playing along, I worked up a design drawing for the Equilateral Footstool.

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Equilateral Footstool-Part 1

As they say…”no good deed…” Management decided that, since my Asymmetrical Footstool turned out “OK“, I needed to build another to be gifted as a Christmas present.  You all know Christmas…that holiday that is only seven days away!!  I explained … Continue reading

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Asymmetric Footstool-Part 1

I decided that I need a footstool.  Not that I have a lot of time for putting my feet up, but I at least want the option.  With that decision made, I moved on to design. The lowly footstool has … Continue reading

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Wabi-Sabi-ish

I’ll probably get myself in trouble with this one.  I’ve not formally studied design nor Japanese philosophy, but here goes anyway. Wabi-sabi is a Japanese design element/philosophy that essentially finds beauty in the imperfections of an object.  Those imperfections can … Continue reading

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Tenugui Hanger-Design Drawing

Just a quick followup to my posts on the tenugui hanger.  Mostly for my own record keeping, but there is the off chance that someone out there may want to make one of these for themselves.  Anyway, I worked up … Continue reading

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Staked Side Table-Part 1

Step two in my exploration of staked furniture.  Nothing too daring, just a slightly larger version of the staked stand with a drawer thrown in for good measure.  While the staked stand was built mostly ad hoc, I put a … Continue reading

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