Love Letter to Plywood, by Tom Sachs

Mark Frauenfelder

Mark Frauenfelder is a research director at Institute for the Future, the founding editor-in-chief of Make magazine, the co-founder of Boing Boing, the editor-in-chief of Cool Tools.

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By Mark Frauenfelder

Mark Frauenfelder is a research director at Institute for the Future, the founding editor-in-chief of Make magazine, the co-founder of Boing Boing, the editor-in-chief of Cool Tools.

248 Articles

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[Video Link] Sculptor Tom Sachs made this wonderful seven-and-a-half minute film about his loved for the wondrous properties of plywood. This makes me want to run out, by a sheet, and start making stuff out of it, like this chair I saw in a photo of a house designed by architect John Lautner in 1947.