Furniture & Lighting
Pool noodle chair
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Here’s a chair made out of furniture-grade birch plywood, pine dowels, cast aluminum, and pool noodles for the cushions.

Four Square Chair

2 thoughts on “Pool noodle chair

  1. Good job reusing parts to make a chair. Chairs aren’t as easy as other types of furniture due to the forces they experience – and making a comfortable chair isn’t easy at all.

    That said the stretcher will be in the way a lot – the sitter will either hit their heels on it, or could possibly trip if they put a foot behind it and forget when they stand up.

    This is why you wont see commerically made or traditional furniture made with this type of design.

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Gareth Branwyn is a freelance writer and the former Editorial Director of Maker Media. He is the author or editor of over a dozen books on technology, DIY, and geek culture. He is currently a contributor to Boing Boing, Wink Books, and Wink Fun. And he has a new best-of writing collection and “lazy man’s memoir,” called Borg Like Me.

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