It’s September already and time for little ones and older ones alike to go back to school or college. In keeping with this theme, we bring you our joinery featured in the John Paul II Library in Maynooth University.
This was a unique and interesting project from 2012 whereby we were commissioned to manufacture timber louvered fins which act as vertical blinds for the Maynooth University Library. Beyond the aesthetic effect, they are motorised and rotate at the pivot point of each louvre to block out or let in the sunshine at various times throughout the day. The fins stand at 3.3meters high and are made from Iroko Teak. They are extremely complex to manufacture and are comprised of nine separate sections laminated using finger joints. Each section is unique due to the shape of the fin with a bullnose on one side and an arch on the other. The CNC was used to route for a concealed bar threaded between jointed layers. The louvres were left uncoated as they were fitted between glass twin walls. They create a real feature piece on this campus. Go see for yourself at NUI Maynooth…
“Without libraries what do we have? We have no past and no future” Ray Bradbury
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