WikiSeat is an open source furniture project. That means that all of the documentation for how to build a WikiSeat is freely and openly published online.
At the heart of each WikiSeat is a Catalyst. This is the structural support, made out of welded angle iron, that helps hold three legs in place. The seat part goes on top. It is a pretty simple idea, but there are no instructions for how to assemble these parts. We encourage people to find materials rather than buying them from a store. Every WikiSeat is a truly unique creation, a reflection of the creators environment and ideas.
There are countless active WikiSeat makers around the world. Artists, makers, hackers, library-goers, students, teachers… It doesn’t matter whether people consider themselves a master craftsperson, or if they have never picked up a hammer. WikiSeat is a unique and compelling opportunity to explore what it means to make something.