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The Tulip Chair, Saarinen's Design Classic_ What Makes It So Great_

The Tulip Chair, Saarinen’s Design Classic: What Makes It So Great?

By Hans Thisen | July 28, 2021

The tulip chair is a design classic. I would say it’s furniture design when it’s best. It was designed by Eero Saarinen in 1956 and has been an iconic piece of furniture ever since. The tulip chair is one of…

How to Soundproof Your Home_ What Materials Can You Use_

How to Soundproof Your Home: What Materials Can You Use?

By Hans Thisen | July 14, 2021

Do you have a room in your house that is always too loud? Maybe it’s the living room where the TV is constantly playing, or maybe it’s the room with all of your noisy pets. Whatever room it may be,…

The Spanish Chair – A Story of Tradition

The Spanish Chair – A Story of Tradition

By Hans Thisen | June 30, 2021

In this blog post, I’m going to give you a story about one of the most famous chairs in Denmark (The Spanish Chair). Find out how it came into being and why its design became so popular all over the…

5 Must-Have Woodworking Tools - Both Physical And Digital

5 Must-Have Woodworking Tools – Both Physical And Digital

By Hans Thisen | December 29, 2020

The woodworking world is sometimes described as a big sandbox where you can make anything and everything you want, with the only requirement being that it be made of wood. But there are plenty of tools that speed up the…

Why material is the #1 important thing in any woodworking project

Why material is the #1 important thing in any woodworking project

By Hans Thisen | October 14, 2020

Let’s talk about materials for a minute here.  The material defines a project, it is the project. You can have a smashing design but if you use the wrong material everything will seem boring and bland. Cheap materials can actually…

Most profitable woodworking projects to build and sell

Most Profitable Woodworking Projects To Build And Sell

By Hans Thisen | October 13, 2020

So, you actually want to make money by doing woodworking? That sounds like a fantastic idea, but how exactly do you maximize the profit from the wood that you are paying for? It is not rocket science, and it sounds…

Can You Get Affordable And Sustainable Furniture - The Cost Of Production_H

Can You Get Affordable And Sustainable Furniture? – The Cost Of Production

By Hans Thisen | March 25, 2020

The simple answer is maby… but probably not… Sustainable furniture and cheap production do not go hand in hand. When trying to combine sustainable and affordable it makes the mind wander… How can IKEA create a dresser for less than…

What Is The Best Wood For Shelves And How Do You Choose

What Is The Best Wood For Shelves? And How Do You Choose?

By Hans Thisen | February 7, 2020

Good, Better Best wood for shelves? It all depends on the situation, location, and personal style. But I will give some pointers to some good choices, and what you should consider. How Do You Choose The Best Wood For Shelves?…

Find Out Why Mixing Wood And Metal Creates Furniture That Is Just Beautiful

Find Out Why Mixing Wood And Metal Creates Furniture That Is Just Beautiful

By Hans Thisen | February 5, 2020

By mixing wood and metal, designers can lift a piece of furniture from just “ok” all the way → to extraordinary and breathtaking. Read more to discover the secret weapons. The Key When Mixing Wood And Metal Is To Create…

The Egg Chair - It Is The Ultimate Mid-Century Modern Design Classic

The Egg Chair – It Is The Ultimate Mid-Century Modern Design Classic

By Hans Thisen | February 2, 2020

Learn what makes The Egg Chair from Arne Jacobsen one of the most iconic chairs of the century. You might just ending up wanting to buy one. Designed By Arne Jacobsen in 1952 – Denmark Arne Jacobsen was one of…