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No, literally. It fell apart this morning and it turns out the frame (which is covered in some spongy red plastic.) is in fact made out of Chinese newspapers squashed and steamed into something rather like ply wood or cheap particle board.



Just thought you might like to know. Now have some awesome sketchpad inspired art: www.flickr.com/photos/davidjab… (I like the weresquirrel.)
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Denryuu Featured By Owner Mar 21, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Clever recycling stratagem! Plus you can always use the remains for firewood.
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Ziblink Featured By Owner Mar 21, 2014  Hobbyist Photographer
As long as you dispose of the lead oxide ash.
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Denryuu Featured By Owner Mar 28, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Ain't nobody got time for that!
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Ziblink Featured By Owner Mar 28, 2014  Hobbyist Photographer
Are...a re you China?
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Denryuu Featured By Owner Apr 4, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
CHINESE dragon, anyone?
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Ziblink Featured By Owner Apr 4, 2014  Hobbyist Photographer
O.O

I thought that was just a generic categorization like Chinese food or Chinese fortune cookies!



Uh... hail the great leap forward! Boo Tibet!
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Denryuu Featured By Owner Apr 4, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
It is a modernized categorization, but sure. Go communism!
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SpiritCatching Featured By Owner Mar 18, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
interesting...?
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Ziblink Featured By Owner Mar 19, 2014  Hobbyist Photographer
Possibly, possibly. You never know.
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SpiritCatching Featured By Owner Mar 19, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
yeah...
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greenzaku Featured By Owner Mar 18, 2014
The compressed paper is probably structurally stronger than the plastic :P
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Ziblink Featured By Owner Mar 19, 2014  Hobbyist Photographer
It most definitely is,t he plastic is plush, padding.
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RedTheDog Featured By Owner Mar 18, 2014  Student General Artist
They don't make stuff like they used to eh?
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Ziblink Featured By Owner Mar 18, 2014  Hobbyist Photographer
Marriages, made in China. (If they were made in heaven they'd last longer.)
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theservantgrunt Featured By Owner Mar 18, 2014  Student Artist
Ok?
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Ziblink Featured By Owner Mar 18, 2014  Hobbyist Photographer
I just find it amusing that there really exist product made like that.
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theservantgrunt Featured By Owner Mar 18, 2014  Student Artist
By newspapers?
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Ziblink Featured By Owner Mar 19, 2014  Hobbyist Photographer
Indeed. It's not the sort of thing you'd think would actually happen, like sawdust in food, but it does and when you think about it, it makes sense.
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theservantgrunt Featured By Owner Mar 19, 2014  Student Artist
Oh I see what you're saying.
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Kirbyfan1234 Featured By Owner Mar 18, 2014   Traditional Artist
Woah.. :O_o:

That is really weird.. Why would they do that?
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Ziblink Featured By Owner Mar 18, 2014  Hobbyist Photographer
I'm guessing recycling; when you think of it paper is just real thin wood.
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Kirbyfan1234 Featured By Owner Mar 19, 2014   Traditional Artist
Oh boy.. :saddummy:

I'm really sorry about your chair. :( :hug:
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Ziblink Featured By Owner Mar 19, 2014  Hobbyist Photographer
I can always get another I suppose.
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Kirbyfan1234 Featured By Owner Mar 21, 2014   Traditional Artist
Yeah.
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