Meltdown rope chair

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Meltdown rope chair

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Lots of great DIY/artsy chairs today! Here’s Tom Price’s “Meltdown Chair” he writes –

This chair is created by heating and pressing a seat-shaped former into a ball of polypropylene rope. The rope begins to liquify as it comes into contact with the heated former and, as it cools, it sets in the shape of a seat creating a contrast in form and texture to the remaining rope. No additional material has been added to make the seat – it is all made from melted rope.

Meltdown rope chair – [via] Link.

10 thoughts on “Meltdown rope chair

  1. Re: Meltdown rope chair says:

    The link is MIA

  2. Imvain says:

    it looks like the website was taken down by the host for exceeding bandwidth.

  3. jammit says:

    Youtube video of the chair being made (from their website when I was able to catch it online):
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Na96-DQyBJQ

  4. plastibutt says:

    Looks dope. Any idea of what kind of coating they could put on it to keep you from getting cancer?

  5. s1200 says:

    uh, cancer?

    very cool. it looks so miniature from the picture. optical illusion i suppose.

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