bentwood bentwood

Definition(s):

  • (n) wood that is steamed until it becomes pliable and then is shaped for use in making furniture

Usage(s):

  1. Mod Rocker, $285-$385 This elegant twist on the bentwood chair comes in a chic dark stain.
  2. Considered his breakthrough piece, the Body Raft is a steamed-bentwood seat that represents a marriage of handcraftsmanship and computer-aided design.
  3. Second City rests on the sparest of theatrical trappings: a few bentwood chairs, a bit of lighting, a piano and six performers.

News

  • Noted carver Duane Pasco publishes art-biography

    For the last 50 or so years, Pasco has worked on bentwood boxes, masks, sculptures, totem poles, panels, canoes — just about any kind of Pacific Northwest Native-style art you can think of.
    on June 15, 2013     Source: North Kitsap Herald

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