Putting the "log" back in Blog

Tag: furniture design

Furniture Design with Scale Model Prototypes

Posted on August 22nd, by Andy Brownell in Design, Gorilla Glue, Projects. 1 Comment

After the huge wood sale this past weekend, I’ve accumulated enough lumber for the next few years of projects. It’s been close to a month since I made some sawdust but I’ve finally begun the design process on my next project. It’s a commissioned outdoor bench made from teak, so every cut counts. Much like the last project, I’m doing only very rough sketches and moving into building a scale model prototype. Scale models make it easier for me to think through the various angles and dimensions in a way my rudimentary drawings don’t allow. Plus, with only a small … Read More »