Daily Archives 11th November 2014


Cutting lists are prepared from the full-size drawings and rods and precisely enumerate all the individual pieces of wood required. They can be dead nett or finished dimension, allowing only for jointing, or including the standard allowances for cutting, etc. 1/2 in (12.5 mm) on each length and 3/16 in (5 mm) (3/32 in [2.5 mm] per wrot face) in the width (thicknesses are always actual). The finished – dimension list is probably less confusing, while each piece can be easily identified on the drawing. Where tenons, dovetails or housings, etc. occur it is easier to measure right across the carcass or framework, not just the shoulder length of the bridging-piece plus the length of the tenons, etc. A specimen cutting list for the cocktail cabinet illustrated in 436 and 437 is shown below...

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BY THE MID 1950S, the so-called Second Generation of Scandinavian designers had begun to make their mark. Whereas the First Generation – designers such as Hans Wegner, Borge Mogensen, and Ole Wanscher – had developed their distinctive style largely in isolation during World War II, the Second Generation enjoyed far greater exposure to developments

elsewhere in the world, and this impacted greatly on their work.

INTERNATIONAL INFLUENCES The experiments undertaken at the Cranbrook Academy of Art in Michigan, by Charles Eames and Eero Saarinen (who moved to the United States from Finland at the age of 13) were of critical interest to a young group of Scandinavian designers that included Arne Jacobsen and Poul Kjaerholm from Denmark, and Ilmari Tapiovaara and Antti Nurmesniemi from Finland...

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The Elegant Modern and Beautiful House of L. Armstrong

Great Inspirational Modern Masculin House of Lance Armstrong This is the house of a legendary Tour de France 7th time winner, Lance Armstrong whose put up his twxas Ranch for sale. This house has a very beautiful sophisticated interior and it is located at a quiteRead More


Copenhagen’s first skyscraper, the Jacobsen-designed SAS Royal Hotel is KNOWN AS MUCH FOR ITS INTERIOR DESIGN AS FOR ITS ARCHITECTURE.

The exterior of the SAS Royal Hotel Designed by Arne Jacobsen in 1960, the hotel highlights the fact that Jacobsen was not only an inspired interior designer, but also one of the great architects of the 20th century.

Room 606 in the SAS Royal Hotel Room 606 is on the sixth floor of the hotel and is the one remaining room in the building that has been left as Jacobsen intended. It gives an insight into the colours and shapes that were integral to Jacobsen’s 1960s masterpiece.

SERIES 7 CHAIR The seat and back of this chair are made from a single sheet of shaped and moulded plywood in black...

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Setting out and cutting lists 36 Setting out and cutting lists


Full-size drawings or rods are necessary for setting out the work, showing the exact dimen­sions and constructional methods to be em­ployed. Normally, design-drawings do not show the constructional methods unless they are of an unorthodox nature, and it is generally assumed that the furniture will be made in accordance with established custom; therefore the setter – out must decide the kinds of joint which will ensure adequate strength and rigidity in the construction, within the framework of the price factor and the designer’s clear intention. In other words he must be a sympathetic interpreter, but at the same time completely practical in his approach.

Working drawings can be on paper, on sheets of plywood or on rods...

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Colorful Cheerful and Modern Dining Room Design for Your Small Family

Colourfull dining room designs Dining room is a great place for your family to catch up together and gathering. This modern dining room design will can inspiring us to made our dining room give a warm atmosphere, and feel comfortable in the same time when youRead More


CREATING AN AESTHETIC THAT COMBINED SOFT LINES WITH strict attention to detail, arne jacobsen designed some of the highest-selling pieces of the 20th century

ARNE JACOBSEN RECEIVED his first international award for furniture design at 23, picking up a silver at the 1925 Exposition des Arts Decoratifs et Industriels Modernes in Paris. On his trip to France he also saw the Pavilion de l’Esprit Nouveau by the architect Le Corbusier. The minimalism of the building, and the way in which it eschewed craft in favour of technology, was to inform Jacobsen’s designs for life.

Trained as a stonemason in Denmark,

Jacobsen found the rigorous approach of Le Corbusier and Ludwig Mies van der Rohe (whose work he saw at Die Wohnung in Stuttgart in 1927) a revelation...

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Stylish Inviting and Impressive Contemporary Kitchen Design with Wonderful Cabinetry

Stylish and Luxurious Contemporary Kitchen Design with High Gloss Cabinetry Archi Expo comes in another inspiration for our new looking kitchen. check out here, there is a few things need to be concern when remodeling your kitchen. if you have a spacious kitchenRead More


Despite its unassuming appearance, Hans Wegner’s

Model No. JH 501 chair (1949) enjoys a legendary

reputation. It is often simply referred to as The Chair,

and many commentators on Modern design have

described it as the ultimate blend of function and

form, and the era’s most accomplished achievement.

First declared the most beautiful chair in the world

in the late 1950s by the influential American magazine

House Beautiful, The Chair was chosen by CBS to

provide seating for the televized presidential debate in

1960 between John E Kennedy and Richard Nixon.

The Chair’s reputation was further enhanced by an

exhibition in the 1970s that displayed it alongside 30

of the many imitations it had spawned. The copies were _. .. – n,

} r r The chair The teak chair s back

some way off ma...

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Radio-frequency (RF) heating

In this process a suitable generator will take current from the mains and transform it into very high frequencies which, when transmitted to the work via suitable platens or electrodes, will excite the molecules of the material which is being glued, distorting them and causing them to rotate, and thereby causing friction and inducing heat. The amount of heat generated depends upon the electrical properties of the material, and the poorer its insulating properties the more heat will be generated. Thus the actual glue itself, which must be of the heat reactive (synthetic resin) type, is purposely made more conductive than the wood (which is a good insulator and, therefore, a poor conductor) and will absorb more energy and, therefore, generate more heat.

Three basic methods of applying RF hea...

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