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Paper ID: 93

Finishing the King's Throne Replica on the Reliefs of the Borobudur Temple Environmentally Friendly Furniture Solutions

Rahmanu Widayat1* and Anung Studyanto1

1Faculty of Art and Design, Universitas Sebelas Maret, Indonesia


Nowadays, many pieces of wood furniture include unfriendly to the environment finishes. Melamic paint, Duco paint, wood paint, thinner (wood paint thinner), polish, and other finishings are among them. As a consequence of understanding the interpretation of the wood finishing of the King’s Throne on the reliefs of Borobudur Temple, this article offers an option for finishing furniture that is ecologically beneficial. This throne diverged from reconstruction efforts to create a replica-like three-dimensional form. How to complete the replica of the throne using natural and ecologically safe materials is the issue. Next, test three throne reproductions for natural finishing and unfinishedness. The outcomes are all ecologically benign and may be used as an alternative to or a replacement for the high-chemical finishing used on modern timber furniture.

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