Meet PEG: The Flatpack Chair With no Fasteners Required



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Designer Paul Loebach has taken the idea of flatpack furniture to a whole new level of easy. Instead of having to find and utilize pre-drilled holes or gluing joints together, his PEG chair simply fits together with peg-and-hole construction.

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PEG is an acronym that Loebach built around the words “Parts Excluding Glue.” The chair can be assembled in a few minutes with nothing more than a rubber mallet to gently tap the pieces into place.

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The natural birch wood used in the chair’s construction expands and contracts with weather changes. Each size change makes the joint connections a little tighter.

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Loebach used custom-built CNC routers to form the chair’s eight parts. The resulting DIY chair kit could easily be shipped in a single box, taking up very little space.

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It may sound like a slightly rickety way to build a chair, but once the peg-in-hole construction is completed the chair is quite sturdy. The design was first unveiled at NYC Design Week 2014.

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