Corduroy bench

MATERIALS

American Cherry

Braided upholstery cording

Low-iron (ultraclear) glass

DIMENSIONS

Height: 1’-6”

Width: 1’-3”

Length: 4’-6”

ABOUT THE OBJECT

The Corduroy Bench continues our exploration of upholstery materials in combination with wood construction.  A series of rounded-edged, American cherry boards make up the bench surface, appearing reeded on the top face. Burgundy, braided upholstery cording is then wrapped and fastened into each groove created by this rounded wood pattern, continuing across the entire top surface, around both ends, and underneath the bottom edge. The overall effect is a ribbed or “corduroy” appearance, with the entire assembly resting on two planes of glass.