|Project by Byron||posted 05-05-2013 03:03 PM||4175 views||8 times favorited||18 comments|
I need your support! Please vote on http://www.powermaticstudentvote.com/entries/byron-conn/. This Bench will be featured this year at ICFF in the Furniture Society and Powermatic’s booth. The 12 students selected have been entered in a competition to win a bandsaw. So, if you like this piece or my work please support me by casting your vote! You can vote every 4 hours until May 20
White Oak, 2013
Bonsai Bench displays and draws inspiration from American Bonsai trees. Replacing the formal Japanese tokonoma with a display of tree and person as a composition. I did not sand any part of this, every surface has been finished by a high angle frog #3 Lie-Nielsen hand plane.
Here are some images of my process
-- Byron Conn, Woodworking/Furniture Design at Rochester Institute of Technology, http://byronconn.com