Donny's TOS Enterprise Interiors

Discussion in 'Fan Art' started by Donny, May 9, 2013.

  1. publiusr

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  2. JonnyQuest037

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    I've been watching HGTV's A Very Brady Renovation the last few weeks, where the Brady cast and various HGTV hosts attempt to renovate the house used for exterior shots on The Brady Bunch into a duplicate of the TV show's sets. I was very amused to find out that the chairs around the Brady's kitchen table were Burke Chairs of the same type used on the bridge of the Enterprise. I guess they were still readily available in 1969.

    https://www.etsy.com/listing/232083568/cushion-for-saarinen-or-burke-tulip-side?ref=shop_home_feat_1
     
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  3. Lt. Washburn

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    Yes. That was filmed on the Paramount lot beginning around the time Star Trek was ending.
     
  4. plynch

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    Maybe the same chairs?
     
  5. feek61

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    No, not the same chairs. The TOS chairs were cut to allow the backrest to fit properly so it would be easy to see the back lip hacked off.
     
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    Yeah, if they were commonly available, I'm sure it would be much easier to just buy new chairs instead of undo all the changes the TOS set designers made.
     
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    My parents had a set of 5 chairs with matching round table, like the Brady set. Round bases on all.
     
  8. plynch

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    The base is the give-away iirc, whether it is round or a cross. (Saarinen v Burke)
    At least on the chairs. Someone w/ more expertise will weigh in, I'm sure.
     
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    Don't sell yourself short, there. I believe you're "on the mark" about the difference between brands.
     
  10. aridas sofia

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    Saarinen was the Tulip Chair designer. Knoll was the manufacturer. IIRC, the designer of the Star Trek version was Maurice Burke, and it was manufactured by Arkana.
     
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  11. Lt. Washburn

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    Maybe in the UK, but the manufacturer was Burke Inc. of Dallas in the US.
     
  12. FormerLurker

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    I thought they couldn't cut them because they were rented? Or was that just for the pilots?
     
  13. Fred1701

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    There's someone selling a 3d stopper along with the "cork" on Ebay (or maybe Etsy?)
    To reproduce one yourself, It's just a solid piece of wood cut on a bias.
     
  14. Fred1701

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    Yes!

    I'm an avid collector of TOS Barware, what did you want to know?
     
  15. Maurice Navidad

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    I don't need the stopper. I just have to rip out the broken cork and replace it.
     
  16. kennysmith

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    I am not no stopper, did anyone else who want to build a real star ship on the ground?. I am looking to do this subject.
    If you want to talk with me I will be glad to here back from you soon?. I am looking into things for the land right now. I will like to get you and I together to?.
     
  17. Fred1701

    Fred1701 Lieutenant Junior Grade Red Shirt

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    Oh... Me too...Lol!!

    I have a few tops laying around with their cork remnants and a bag of corks of various sizes...
    Just one of those projects that get pushed to the back of the pile!