Furniture Project Nakashima S Style Reflects The Unadorned Beauty Of Wood And Other Natural Materials
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Grass-Seat Chair Illustrations by James Provost Chairs are among the most complex and challenging woodworking projects to build.However, with patience and careful workmanship, it is well within the scope of anyone possessing intermediate level woodworking skills.
George Nakashima (nakashimawoodworker.com) had a seminal influence on what has been called Modern Style Furniture, a direct descendent of the Arts and Crafts movement that was popular in the first half of the 20th century.
The two styles shared the philosophy that beauty in design came from simple lines, little adornment, functional utility, and especially, allowing the natural beauty of the wood to show itself.This meant little or no paint was used on these pieces, but rather stains and finishes that highlighted grain and other wood features.
One way in which the Modern Style differs from Arts and Crafts is the belief that mass production would bring their utilitarian designs to everyone.The Arts and Crafts focus on the individual craftsman and hand production resulted in much lower output, higher prices and ultimately those pieces being available to the few, rather than the many.
George Nakashima was an influential Japanese-American modernist furniture designer in the mid to latter part of the 20th century.His early work designing...