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Furniture-Making Powered by Antique Windmills

Adele Peters

Pretty much every part of this furniture was made using wind power: a wind-powered sawmill cut the wood, a color mill dyed wool for the upholstery, and a knitting mill made the final material. All of the windmills, on a river in the Netherlands, are in a windmill district that's been around for 300 years. Nice to see a contemporary designer putting it to good use.

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