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Meditation stools #5: Minimalist meditation - in Scotland...

09-19-2014 08:45 PM by mafe | 12 comments »

Minimalist meditationin Scotland… On my travel to Scotland visiting Jamie, Shirley and all the lads I had decided to give my self a little challenge to work at in the workshop.Meditation stools, minimalist version – light weight, easy for transport – yes and hopefully beautiful.So one leg will be all we need after all it will be for meditation not dancing, shape cut down to minimum but able to rest stabile on the floor and support the body without discomfort. First pro...

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Meditation stools #4: joining and meditation on love.

04-28-2013 05:51 PM by mafe | 20 comments »

Meditation stoolsjoining and meditation on love. In this last part, the seat and leg will be joined, and the finale will be Line and the architect meditating on love. It was not only beauty we saw on our walk, the beast is always hiding in reality.See if you can find it on this photo… Since I want hidden joints and like them wedged, I saw some spurs for the wedges.This will give a strong joint. Then some small pieces of hardwood. Making them wedge shaped. Pre f...

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Meditation stools #3: Sharp tools and shy tenons.

04-28-2013 09:47 AM by mafe | 11 comments »

Meditation stoolssharp tools and shy tenons. So once more we move on, with wood and with love. The very special woman, and I went for a walk in the forest, and both fell in love.In this tree.But at the end also in each other.So I smile as I work on, on the meditation stools.Her name is Line, guess it is a good match in English, the vintage architect and his Line. So back in the shop it is time to trim the shoulders, and all woodworking starts with sharp tools.So the Japanese ...

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Meditation stools #2: cradle wood, love and Japanese tools.

04-27-2013 12:26 PM by mafe | 17 comments »

Meditation stoolscradle wood, love and Japanese tools. In part one the seats were made, every cut with the adze full of love and with my thoughts in the process and the heart full of this special woman. Part two is where a piece of wood from a transport cradle becomes legs by the use of Japanese tools and the love in my heart. I will also try to be methodical in explaining how to cut the tenons, to share my way of working. While working on the project a sketch of the joint...

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Meditation stools #1: from roofrafter from a friend, to twin seats of love.

04-26-2013 06:04 PM by mafe | 25 comments »

Meditation stoolsfrom roof rafter from a friend, to twin seats of love. Since my friend Jamie posted one of his seiza benches / meditations stools, I have wanted to make me one.I do meditate, but usually sit in the lotus when I do.But a meeting a wonderful woman who meditates, a walk together in the woods, inspired me to finally get into this project. Yes love is an amazing force of motivation. As so often before, a sketch in my little book, to get an idea about where I was goin...

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