How To Grow A Chair: An Interview with Richard Reames

Rolf Coppens
October 19th 2006

Using ancient grafting techniques and a few basic tools, Richard Reames shapes living trees into furniture and sculpture near his home in Oregon for clients worldwide. He is the author of two self-published books, How to Grow a Chair: The Art of Tree Trunk Topiary with Barbara Delbol, and Arborsculpture: Solutions for a Small Planet, published in June. His work was on display this summer at the World Expo in Aichi, Japan. Joshua Foer spoke to Reames in July 2005 by telephone.

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Dr Natural
Posted 09/12/2006 – 14:54

Great site, lets turn this into a separate post.

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Posted 08/12/2006 – 23:07

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