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Robot-Chainsawed Chairs

The 7xStool Collection is the Result of a Strange Invention

— January 25, 2013 — Art & Design
The 7xStool Collection isn't a person's average rugged furnitures series. First of all, it wasn't crafted by hand. Instead, it was created by a very large and very metal robotic arm. Those rough cuts are easily explained now. Invented by Tom Pawlofsky and Tibor Weissmahr with the help of Echtwald and Kkaarrlls, the chainsaw-wielding robot is essentially a "performance artist running a CAD script," as put by Fast Co. Design.

Artistic or not, the end result is also very practical. Each chair in the 7xStool Collection takes about 35 minutes. The chainsaw holds it back, according to the creators. Comprised of three legged seats and a side table, the 7xStool Collection is quite impressive, all things considered. It would fit perfectly into a quaint log cabin.
Trend Themes
1. Robotic Furniture Manufacturing - Disruptive innovation opportunity: Explore the use of robots in the manufacturing process to create unique and efficient furniture designs.
2. Artificial Intelligence in Design - Disruptive innovation opportunity: Utilize AI to generate CAD scripts for robotic arms to create custom and intricate furniture pieces.
3. Sustainable Log Furniture - Disruptive innovation opportunity: Develop a sustainable and eco-friendly manufacturing process for log furniture using robotic technology.
Industry Implications
1. Furniture Manufacturing - Disruptive innovation opportunity: Integrate robotic arms into furniture manufacturing processes to increase efficiency and enable the creation of distinctive designs.
2. Artificial Intelligence - Disruptive innovation opportunity: Apply AI algorithms in furniture design to enhance creativity and improve automation in the manufacturing process.
3. Sustainable Manufacturing - Disruptive innovation opportunity: Explore sustainable practices in log furniture manufacturing, such as using reclaimed wood and robotic technology, to reduce environmental impact.
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