So, I have been mulling over my design for a while. I lost the cork portion of the champagne cage, which didn't help me meet the deadline. And, then, since we drank the champagne long ago, and I had other, although very similar, designs for the cork, I had painted it, which is against the rules in this competition, so I had to sand it. Are you beginning to see why the name of this blog is The Hard Way?
I actually shaped my first attempt with the wire, but then when the seat proved too difficult, I went with plan B. It's sort of an upright hammock. I don't know how it stacks up against the competition, but I'll be dreaming of the Saarinen tulip table or the Jacobsen egg chair that I'll finally be able to
Aren't contests great? Of course, I have no design training under my belt whatsoever, and I'm sure many of the entrants are graphic designers and interior decorators and product engineers. Me? I was a computer programmer and now I'm a math teacher. So, yeah. There's that. But, my mini work will be featured on the DWR site, just for having participated. So, there!