Once I had the basic concept sketched out I needed to see the thing in the actual space. The height of the table is important for ease of use, aesthetic proportions, and to provide enough clearance along the sides to reach the chair controls. The angle of the table is important to set the angle of the chairs so they fit in the room. Yes, I actually set the chairs and divined the angle. Also important was the arc of the front of the drawers.
So after making many real size 2D drawings I came up with a quick and dirty model. A model which served us as a table for the better part of two years!
Next I’ll make do some modeling for effect. Stay tuned.
-- tim hill www.newcalshop.com