The Super Sexy Pump Stool

Chris Muhl Art The Pump Stool Banner

A few months ago, I started dreaming up an idea for a vintage-style art/drafting stool. The idea was to use mostly reclaimed material, and produce a stylish stool, designed for artists, and sturdy enough to last for generations.

Along the way, I created the Not So Sexy Art Chair, as part of my exploration into the utility of a chair designed specifically for artists. This unimpressive, quirky invention, has served its purpose very well, and helped to guide the development of a higher-quality solution.

The final product is the Pump Stool. It’s comprised of a vintage Singer sewing stool, an antique water pump handle (hence the name), a wooden backrest, a hand-forged beam brace, four steel links, and two springs.

If you would like to see how the project came together, check out the short video! Or you can read about the Pump Stool project on the Design page.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

WWF - Conservation news & stories

I do art to inform audiences about ecological problems.

Kate on Conservation

Wildlife welfare, environmental conservation and animal rights

Biosphere Expeditions: blogs from the wildlife conservation frontline

Advancing wildlife conservation - for nature, not profit | Artenschutz fördern - damit Natur profitiert | Promouvoir la conservation de la vie sauvage - pour la nature, pas le profit

Human Nature – Conservation International Blog

I do art to inform audiences about ecological problems.

%d bloggers like this: