diy plywood tension furniture
We have all used ratchet straps for something – but most of us think of them as an industrial invention, something to tighten an object to the top of your car or hold together a stack of shipping crates, not furniture. One designer has rethought their use, making them into a set of remarkably elegant do-it-yourself domestic design accessories.
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Of course, besides being a clever alternative use for an inexpensive everyday object, these furniture designs have other clear advantages such as their modularity (with one set of parts one could imagine a number of different possible furniture pieces) and the ease of constructing, deconstructing and rebuilding each design.