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  • Designing and Building a Wood Sculpture Stand. Part 1: The Design Challenge

    by John Lavine     Wednesday, July 11, 2012
    Recently I was commissioned to build a wooden stand to display a piece of sculpture. The sculpture, which my client had purchased at a benefit auction, is rather cool and unconventional.The artist's name is Long-Bin Chen and the piece is titled "World...
  • Designing and Building a Wood Sculpture Stand, Part 2: Constructing the Form

    by John Lavine     Monday, July 16, 2012
    As I mentioned in my last blog, making the 1/4-scale model for my wooden sculpture stand was very straightforward. In general, one of the values of building an accurate model, other than enabling you to see the project in three dimensions instead of two...