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Freeform Furniture

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4 How-Tos From Freeform Furniture

  1. 1. How To Cut By Water Jet and Apply Felt to Seats

    See how these dining room chair seats are cut by water-jet technology and then covered in industrial grade felt.

    Time:
    2 hours
    Cost:
    $1 to $50
    Difficulty:
    Moderate to Hard
  2. 2. How To Use a Metal-Cutting Chop Saw

    Learn how to begin construction on dining room chairs by cutting rods with a chop saw.

    Cost:
    $50 to $100
    Difficulty:
    Easy to Moderate
  3. 3. How To Use a TIG Welder

    Learn how to weld the side frame and position the jig to receive the stretches for these dining room chairs. Then weld the stretchers t...

    Time:
    Day
    Cost:
    $100 to $250
    Difficulty:
    Hard
  4. 4. How to Attach Seat Buckets to Dining Room Chairs

    Learn how to finish constructing a dining room chair by adding the seat bucket.

    Cost:
    $1 to $50
    Difficulty:
    Easy

About This Show

On DIY's Freeform Furniture, furniture designer Amy Devers illustrates her techniques for designing and building imaginative, functional pieces of contemporary furniture. You can follow Amy's steps for making projects of wood, metal, laminate, plastic and glass to achieve the sleek, fluid lines that characterize modern furniture design. This is a series where form is every bit as important as function.

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