Origami table, a modern take on the ancient art of paper folding

Traditions such as origami, the art of folding paper, even though they started locally, have been popularized outside their country or origin and have quickly become known throughout the world. In time, they even started to inspire other forms of art and to be applied in domains where they previously didn’t have any influence. It’s this way that items such as the Origami Table have been created.

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The table is only slightly based on the Japanese art of folding paper. Obviously, the material is not the same. Also, the shape of the actual portion that is related to this art is abstract. It was only the principle that was transplanted in the field of furniture design, not all the details. The table can be made from a variety of materials. This particular one is made from cherry wood, the client’s choice. it has a clear lacquer finish and a transparent glass top.

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The process of assembling the table is not as difficult and intricate as you might think. After the wood has the specific thickness. It is glued-up and cut. The unique look of the table and its resemblance to the origami is given by the specific angle cutting. The table then needs to be assembled. This part needs to be done very carefully while making sure that everything fits perfectly. Otherwise, the table would lose its sophisticated simplicity that makes it so special. Once the glass hardware is attached, the table is complete and ready to take its place as a focal point in the living room{found on instructables}.