SILVA/BRADSHAW: What did you bring with you into the studio? “A Mylar vacuum bag, a vacuum pump with hose, 20 clamps, three molds over which to form the different wooden components, wood veneering glue, a jig saw, a high torque drill, and beech-veneered luan plywood.” Above: Silva and Bradshaw prepare the mold for the seat component of the chair. “We used a high-tension canvas strap,” says Bradshaw. “Super low-tech, but efficient for molding simple shapes in veneer.”
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SILVA/BRADSHAW: What did you bring with you into the studio? “A Mylar vacuum bag, a vacuum pump with hose, 20 clamps, three molds over which to form the different wooden components, wood veneering glue, a jig saw, a high torque drill, and beech-veneered luan plywood.” Above: Silva and Bradshaw prepare the mold for the seat component of the chair. “We used a high-tension canvas strap,” says Bradshaw. “Super low-tech, but efficient for molding simple shapes in veneer.”