Ames Seat for Two

Objectives

Design for Manufacture

Using the same curve for different parts reduces time and simplifies production

Easy Assembly

12 Screws, 1 Wrench is all it takes to put the Ames Seat together

Simple Transport

Since the structural pieces are from the same curve, they nest for simpler transportation.

Inspiration

Form Iterations

Sketch models from cardboard and foam

Details were refined in SolidWorks and Keyshot

4 Bent Plywood Pieces

1 Common Curve

Backrest

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Seat Piece

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Construction Process

Final Piece

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