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  1. How the rocking chairs are made

    Once I have determined the type and color of wood or woods that I need for a rocking chair I set out to find just the right matched boards. It is essential that boards be matched for grain and color to achieve the product I make. Sometimes I have the wood you would like in stock, at others, I must travel out of state and closer to timber coutnry to find the exact wood. Having found the right wood for your rocking chair I begin the process of laying out how the various boards will work together to ...
  2. ROCKING CHAIRS by Parker Converse

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ID:	1796Making rocking chairs is one of the most satisfying things I've ever done. For me it is the pinnacle of woodworking as virtually every piece is curved or sculpted. Unlike most of my earlier work that was in straight planes like tables and cabinetry designed to place flat bottomed items in or on, good rocking chairs are designed to accomodate an exceptionally complex object, ie. the human body. Further complicating this issue is that every body, is different. When I first ...
  3. A room within a room

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    The Ball Chair – or Globe Chair as it’s called sometimes – was designed by using one of the most simple geometric forms – the ball. Cutting off a part and fixing it at one point Eero Aarnio comes to a remarkable result – a completely unconventional shaped chair:

    A Ball Chair is a “room within a room” with a cozy and calm athmosphere, protecting outside noises and giving a private space for relaxing or having a phonecall. Turning around its own ...
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    Chairs , Living Room
  4. Take a seat - Captain's & Cunningham Chairs

    Captain's & Cunningham Chairs are now available at all Environment showrooms

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    So instead of making another new chair, we decided to dress up some old ones. A whole warehouse full, to be exact. The Captain is reclaiming at its finest: Environment CEO Davide Berruto stumbled upon a treasure of forgotten chairs from Washington University in a perfectly classic American shape, and with Jean-Marie Massaud's brilliant input, we’ve upcycled ...
  5. Discover our new Sputnik Chair Collection

    The Sputnik collection is now available at all Environment showrooms & online.

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    The Sputnik Chair Collection combines a hint of retro with a bit of spindly-legged futurism. Frederic Frety, Jean-Marie Massaud’s design principal, has created his tripod chair in three height stylings: the high-back, the armchair, and the stool. We offer several seat options: flat seat, carved seat in either plain certified white oak or ebony finishes well ...
  6. Restaurant Furniture that Helps Define the Space

    Restaurant furniture used to be a trade-off: style for comfort. But, restaurants in NYC are increasingly finding creative ways to get both form and function out of their furniture, while bolstering their unique culinary concepts. Click image for larger version. 

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    Take Roomservice, Manhattan’s ultra-chic, Thai-fusion restaurant. Its entire commercial bar furniture set, as well as their chandeliers and other furniture is made of uniform clear grey plastic. The furniture is lightweight, comfortable, ...
    Chairs , Furniture
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