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The Old Painted Cottage, Unique Goods and Curious Finds. Erotica. How To Make a Wall-Mounted Magnetic Spice Rack Reader Tips. Lapicero1.jpg (JPEG Image, 800x600 pixels) Furniture Made From Close-Packed Tennis Balls. Actually these HEX chairs from designer Hugh Hayden made the rounds back in 2009, but they’re just now coming across my radar via this round-up of tennis ball furniture that recently tripped one of my Google auto-alerts.

Furniture Made From Close-Packed Tennis Balls

There are plenty of unusual chairs in the world, and though I like these better than many, I’m more interested in Hayden’s process for joining the tennis balls together. He has done pretty well selling them, I think, so it’s perhaps understandable that Hayden hasn’t published an Instructable giving away all his secrets just yet. Lego Island - Ideas. Billund, Denmark, could easily be considered the prefab capital of the world: Each year, its factories pump out more than 19 billion modules, which are sent around the world and pieced together by more than 400 million people.

Lego Island - Ideas

Billund is, after all, the home of Lego, one of the most intensely used building blocks on Earth. The company’s 2,350 different pieces and 52 colors form a nearly infinite number of combinations—–and for as many purposes, from creating a land of shipwrecked pirates to assembling an actual kitchen island in a Paris apartment. The idea for Simon Pillard and Philippe Rossetti’s Lego kitchen sprouted five years ago, when Pillard put 500 blocks and a day’s worth of work into building a Lego-legged chair. The designing duo—–who create products together under the name Munchausen—–recently gave the seat a colorful companion. They covered their kitchen island—–a simple wooden block—–with 20,000 Lego pieces.

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