C3 Stacking Chair (W70)

Catalogue Record

Collection

Maker

Title

C3 Stacking Chair

Made in

Powys

Date

1986

Description

Chair made of steambent ash frame with a round back, and a round seat made of lacquered sycamore.

Materials and techniques

Steam-bent frame made from locally grown small ash, worked 'green'. Seat made of kiln-dried sycamore. Finished in water-borne lacquer. Seat is turned.

Object number

W70

Category

References

Daivid Field - Projects in Wood (1985)
  • C3 Stacking Chair, David Colwell, 1986, Crafts Council Collection: W70. Photo: Todd-White Art Photography.

    C3 Stacking Chair, David Colwell, 1986, Crafts Council Collection: W70. Photo: Todd-White Art Photography.

  • C3 Stacking Chair, David Colwell, 1986, Crafts Council Collection: W70. Photo: Todd-White Art Photography.

    C3 Stacking Chair, David Colwell, 1986, Crafts Council Collection: W70. Photo: Todd-White Art Photography.

Maker's statement

These pieces fit inot my range of batch produced pieces whose designs explore the use of small round wood (ash). Advanced triangulated construction, low capitol and low energy production and aimed at a market that would normally buy imported mass produced products. Close link between aesthetic and making principles makes 'craft' method cost effective.