Ask TOH | Robotic Wall, Bench

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Future House | How to Install a Robotic Wall

In Future House, Ross Trethewey helps build a robotic wall that could be the key to tight spaces in urban living.

Where to find it?

Ross works with Ori Systems to build a robotic wall that allows a floorplan to morph throughout the day based the occupant’s needs

This system is designed to give more space options for people living in dense, urban spaces, but it could also be deployed in suburban and commercial settings.


Build It | Reclaimed Bench

Tom and Kevin use reclaimed pine heart wood to create a bench with a historic theme in Build It.

Where to find it?

Heart pine is only available from reclaimed and salvaged sources.  For this project, it was purchased from Longleaf Lumber.

For a finish, Tom applied Outdoor Oil, manufactured by General Finishes.

All of the other tools for this project, including a mortising router bit and wood glue are available at home centers and woodworking supply shops.


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