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Woodworker: Peter SandbackFor the last several years, Sandback has been decorating his minimalist furniture with elegant patterns composed of thousands of dots: actually aluminum-siding nails that he glues into an array of holes and then cuts flush to the wood surface and sands smooth. One reason the patterns look so good is that Sandback adapts them from samples of old block-printed fabric made with an 18th-century technique called picotage, which involves a printing block studded with metal pins.
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very cool idea, I like it very impressive.Looking forward to trying this technique.
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