Three-Week Chair, Prototype #4

On June 30th, with other projects in the shop wrapping up, I realized that I had three weeks until Port Moody Celebration of Wood Woodfair.  I knew that I wanted to have some new work for the show and got the idea to design a chair. That night I started prototyping.  Previously, I posted a review … Continue reading Three-Week Chair, Prototype #4

Three-Week Chair, Prototype #3

On June 30th, with other projects in the shop wrapping up, I realized that I had three weeks until Port Moody Celebration of Wood Woodfair.  I knew that I wanted to have some new work for the show and got the idea to design a chair. That night I started prototyping.  Previously, I posted a review … Continue reading Three-Week Chair, Prototype #3

Three-Week Chair, Prototype #2

On June 30th, with other projects in the shop wrapping up, I realized that I had three weeks until Port Moody Celebration of Wood Woodfair.  I knew that I wanted to have some new work for the show and got the idea to design a chair. That night I started prototyping.  I posted a review of … Continue reading Three-Week Chair, Prototype #2

Three-Week Chair, Prototype #1

On June 30th, with other projects in the shop wrapping up, I realized that I had three weeks until Port Moody Celebration of Wood Woodfair.  I knew that I wanted to have some new work for the show and got the idea to design a chair. That night I started taking some measurements, and the … Continue reading Three-Week Chair, Prototype #1

The Value of Prototyping

Some of my recent designs have involved complex angled joinery, such as the base of this table inspired by a sketch by Vic Hubbard.  I was having a hard time visualizing in my head how the joinery would work, so I built a prototype to help me understand. Since it's only a prototype to explore the mechanics … Continue reading The Value of Prototyping

Interview of Chris Wong

Fellow woodworker and blogger Kenny Comeaux recently interviewed me about design and inspiration. Read the whole interview on his blog, The Wood Ninja. This is the sixth slide from my PechaKucha presentation.   Inspiration and Initial Experimentation Prototype #1 Prototype #2 Prototype #3