Carly Rubach

A Chair to Remember, Plan B

With help from Arts@Large, Carly goes to Plan B for the Charles Allis Villa Terrace "Chair to Remember" event and the video results are something to Chair-ish.

By - May 13th, 2012 04:00 am

A few columns back, I combined moss, buttermilk and a little bit of sugar with the hope that this mixture would grow and become part of a wooden chair. There was promise at first, but the moss didn’t seem to be expanding and it never quite took hold. I suppose I should leave such experiments to nature.

So it was time for Plan B. A couple of generous employees from the local nonprofit arts education organization, Arts @ Large, told me about a “planter chair” they had worked on and offered to help me build my own. This was my first introduction to power tools and I never felt such exhilaration. I was shaking with excitement for the rest of the day.

Check out this video documentation of the project process and be sure to go to for more information about the Charles Allis and Villa Terrace Museums’ “A Chair to Remember” fundraising event.

0 thoughts on “TCDIY: A Chair to Remember, Plan B”

  1. Anonymous says:

    TCD could use more of these and less Durst. Nicely done!

  2. Anonymous says:

    Very cute video!

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