Picture of WikiSeat Creation

This instructable describes a process of creating a WikiSeat.

The Mountain View Public Library issued a challenge to create a WikiSeat.
They provided a "catalyst" or metal structural support for a chair.
The challenge is to create a seat!

Step 1: Beginning

Picture of Beginning
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I began with researching WikiSeats on the internet, looking at what others had made.
Then I tried taping some scrap wood pieces to see how things worked.
I tried taping some tree branches but they were too big..
How to get the right angles for the bottoms of the legs?

Then I thought curly legs might be fun..
So more internet research on legs and 3 legged tables and other ideas..

Why not have a circular leg end and not worry about the angle?

Lindie1 year ago

Very nice!!!

What cool little table! Does it feel sturdy in use?

Nice work on the 'ible too. I'd forgotten about The Catalyst... I see they sell them *and* a jig for making your own. Very cool.

Norahbelle (author)  Uncle Kudzu1 year ago
The table is sturdy enought but would not hold up as a seat because it is too tall and the wood for the legs is a bit thin. Thanks for the good words.