Our friends at the Mixology Group, experts in the art of cocktail mixology, asked us to whip a couple of training bars for their amazing new training space in Brighton almost as quick as mixing a couple of Screwdrivers!
Apart from the urge to rise to the challenge of time I wanted to try an idea I'd had of a design for some bar height kitchen island breakfast bars. Similar design as our popular selling console table too. Suffice to say, you can get yourself one or two now on our etsy shop, click here for details..
Stripping down the scaffold boards into thin strips looks good and provides stability to the structure.
Ever popular pipe clamps and fixings find their way as foot rests.
Here at Natural city furniture we love to combine the old with the new. Our brief was to create a modern desk space with wood that had character but was functional.
For all our customers we can produce computer generated illustrations using Vray for Sketchup, to show the final product before committing to buy. We create textures of the wood from our own photographs of the wood we use daily.
Victorian pine denotes the age of the wood. Mostly from floor joists, this wood has had plenty of time to settle and season. Originally the wood was cut from trees as old as one hundred or even 200 years old. These old trees were much denser in grain than even the best pine available today.
To keep the wood looking as natural as possible, we apply a finish of Osmo polyx.
The wood is cut and planed to size purposely exposing the oxidised nail holes, a reminder of the woods origin.
Next time you get the chance, have a look around your house for any hidden spaces and funny corners. At Naturalcity furniture we are experts at building custom desks and workspaces in those very places. Alcoves are the obvious choice if you have them, but what about your hallway?
Above shows a beautifully curved desk, designed on sketchup and made from solid timber. One thing about the hallway is that you don't want to be banging in to corners every time rushing to the door to get that Amazon delivery!
With these curves you'll just go with the flow!
Here's the process..
Once we've got your approval for a design, we then make a template from the drawing out of MDF. Next, we rout out the shape from 40mm thick pine boards joined earlier.
We make these hidden floating shelf brackets...
Then the installation...
And finally we went for a quality paint finish, we wanted the desk to look part of the building. But equally we could have kept it natural.. Contact us with your ideas!
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