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Modern Plywood Christmas Tree

Sun, Dec 12, 2010 | Other | By Mike
 
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BUILD is one of those architecture companies that has something interesting and inspiring in all its works. We already wrote about several houses that the team has designed and here is one more work they’ve recently done. Plywood Re-usable Christmas Tree Prototype is based on the classic Frasier Fir, often used for Christmas trees in the Pacific Northwest. It stands 5’-0” tall and is fabricated in two leaves that slide together with a slip-notch. When not in use, the leaves slide apart and can be flat packed for efficient storage. 1/8” Diameter holes and 1/2” grooves allow for the addition of lights and ornaments. The profile is cut from 1/2” thick apple-ply for its strength and crisp laminated edges. The prototype dimensions have been engineered so that a plywood tree can be cut from one 4’ x 8’ sheet of plywood. The final tree is a very nice modern Christmas tree alternative.

Source: buildllc

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