Matthias Pliessnig uses the unique properties in oak wood to permanently shape thin planks using a steaming process. Once assembled, the pieces form a larger than life object made from wood that sculpturally appears to move as liquid.
These elaborate sculptural benches are planned out using 3D modeling software, then executed by had in a painstaking process of steam-bending, fastening, and finishing the surface. The result is beautiful functional furniture extending the length of an entire room.
Check out Pliessnig’s amazing bench construction time-lapse video below!