Inspired by the design & shape of an Elephant. This "Mesa" (table) is sturdy...yet, petite.
Can a bedside table be compact yet low enough to hold valuables? What about all those design magazines you've hoarded for two years?
Well, this trusty lil guy is your sturdy answer!
I stared long enough at an elephant in order to find a "mesa" out of it.
Rigorous steps were taken to create this graceful, bedside pal.
- pencil Sketch
- 3d print replica
- CNC maple plywood
- bath it in oil...let it shine!
Using the latest in CNC routers at columbia college chicago, i started with sketch up as a base to render a 3d maquette.
Plugged my final sketches into Rhino and voila!
all 28 cut-outs and spacers were fitted together.
THe finishing touches involved teakwood oil for a nice shine that let the ply show off it's striations. AS a "lamination" furniture piece the use of plywood was a major design element i intended to boast.