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Project by Puupaja posted 07-25-2010 02:40 PM 1900 views 8 times favorited 15 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I was inspired by Alvar Aalto how designed this kind of screen in 1930`s. Orginally I made these screens for my own fair deparment of local fair about 10 years ago. Totally I made five screens which made about 35 feet of shaping wall. It`s made from heat treated birch.
Waves are really fascinating forms which moves all the time like these screens you can shape as you want..

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#1 posted 07-25-2010 02:53 PM

Fascinating to look at!!!

-- curious woodworker

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#2 posted 07-25-2010 05:39 PM

very nice. would like to see how they are done.

-- PAPLOU

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#3 posted 07-25-2010 05:42 PM

Is it strung together with wire or string? Very creative.

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#4 posted 07-25-2010 07:01 PM

Nice looking screens! Did you use a fabric backing cause I think wire would break after so many bends. Would have been nice to show in one picture both the front and back of the screen. This is a very good idea for separating sections of a room for privacy.

Erwin, Jacksonville, FL

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#5 posted 07-25-2010 07:44 PM

Thank´s for nice comments. There is four lines of holes in middle of every stick and inside there is rubber bands which I thighted really hard so both sides of screen looks the same. Every stick has been routed that other side is half round and other side half concave… hope you understand

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#6 posted 07-26-2010 02:27 AM

great idea and great look!

-- shavins

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#7 posted 07-26-2010 02:54 AM

These are great Puupaja.
I would like to make one if you don’t mind. Is it possible to have photos of how the edge details look .

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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#8 posted 07-26-2010 04:43 AM

A very clever and beautiful design. Like Jim, above, I, would like to make something similar if that’s ok and could use a couple more pics.

-- Peter, Central VA

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Puupaja

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#9 posted 07-26-2010 05:37 AM

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#10 posted 07-26-2010 03:35 PM

Very clever, indeed!

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The image will open automatically on your posting.

-- -** You are never to old to set another goal or to dream a new dream ****************** Dick, & Barb Cain, Hibbing, MN. http://www.woodcarvingillustrated.com/gallery/member.php?uid=3627&protype=1

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#11 posted 07-26-2010 03:48 PM

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#12 posted 07-26-2010 09:24 PM

Very nice project. I like the movement created with the flowing curves.
You do nice work! Thanks for sharing all the info with us, thats very kind :-)

-- If I can do it, so can you. www.artboxesbyandy.com

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Puupaja

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#13 posted 07-27-2010 06:43 PM

Thanks Andy good if that info gives something new.. never have enough knowledge

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#14 posted 07-28-2010 05:58 AM

that is really cool…

-- Matt--Proud LJ since 2007

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#15 posted 08-02-2010 08:06 AM

Very nice! I love the simplicity of the design and the many options it gives you to use the screens. Brilliantly done!

-- "They who dream by day are cognizant of many things which escape those who dream only by night." ~ Edgar Allan Poe

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