Thomas Jefferson’s chairs

This chair was probably made at Monticello - by Thomas Jefferson's joiner and slave, John Hemings.  Whether TJ himself ever sat on it is up for discussion. [caption id="attachment_855" align="alignright" width="231"] Collection of Colonial Williamsburg[/caption] In the collection of Colonial Williamsburg, it is an example of a chair with less…

Design by Hand and Eye

I usually don't get involved with little snippets of things, but every once in a while something comes across the bench that shows significant creativity and an understanding of a more complex topic. This happens to be one. A great stop-motion short about designing a footstool using Leonardo's concepts embodied…