Category Archives: The Anarchist’s Design Book

Download Plans for the Staked High Stool

Several people have asked to purchase plans for the staked high stool design I’ve been refining for the expanded “The Anarchist’s Design Book.” My answer: No, I won’t sell you the plans, but you can have them for nothing. Here … Continue reading

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April 10: The Last Day to Order Copperplate Prints

The last day to order a handmade copperplate print from “The Anarchist’s Design Book” is April 10. After that, artist Briony Morrow-Cribbs will get to work making the prints one at a time. The prints are $110 each. The complete … Continue reading

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Staked High Stool & ‘The Anarchist’s Design Book’

After five prototypes, I’ve completed the first project for the expansion of “The Anarchist’s Design Book,” which should be out in 2018. I now have to make a SketchUp drawing of the stool, which will take longer than building the … Continue reading

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Another Day, Another Stool

I try not to make this blog about personal stuff, but ever since boyhood I’ve tended to fixate on things. It might be an object. It might be a task. But I won’t sleep (literally – ask Lucy) until I … Continue reading

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Staked High Stool

I didn’t intend to start revising or adding to “The Anarchist’s Design Book,” but new designs are gushing out of my sketchbook these days, so I’ve stopped resisting. This stool design started with a Welsh stool from the 18th century … Continue reading

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“Fine and Affordable Underground Furniture”

The Kiwi Coffin Club of Rotorua and the DIY Coffin Club for Hawkes Bay, both on the North Island of New Zealand, are featured in a short article in today’s World News section of The New York Times. You can … Continue reading

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3 Stick Chairs and a Pig Bench

It’s a good day when I find three new images of stick chairs. Researcher Suzanne Ellison sent me the September 2015 issue of Antique Collecting recently, and I devoured it this morning while juggling some technical publishing problems. Inside the … Continue reading

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