The Kurven Chair designed by an Industrial Design student at the University of Cincinnati, Cody Stonerock. The Kurven Chair Construction Process with long enough stage about 10 weeks to design and construct a chair, the designer was built a functional model to check the ergonomics and comfort, a full scale visual model was made to check proportions. Five fiber board male/female jigs were constructed to laminate 1/8” sheets of wood into their final bent ply forms. Play with Italian Poplar Materials for the bent ply forms White Oak veneer, Fiberglass was used between layers of wood for reinforcement White Oak dowels 4 oz. white chap leather, Furniture Bolts. The leather seat can easily be attached or detached from the chair. The leather is sewn on each end into loops. The loops are attached by being placed through slots in the wood and anchored with a dowel rod. This allows for easy assembly and disassembly as well as multiple seat material options. The leather is backed with a canvas material to prevent stretching.
Wooden Kurven Chair Design by Cody Stonerock-Rear Views
Wooden Kurven Chair Leather Seat Design by Cody Stonerock
Wooden Kurven Chair Leather Back Design by Cody Stonerock
Wooden Kurven Chair Design by Cody Stonerock-Side Views
Wooden Kurven Chair Legs Design by Cody Stonerock
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