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PARTS+SPARES / Reproduction Bases

WalnutBlackDowelBase.jpg
Eames Style Walnut Black Dowel Base - Universal Narrow Mount
Click_for_more_images.jpg 16" (40.64cm) w | 16" (40.64cm) d | 17.5" (44.45cm) seat height
Narrow Mount
handmade by Modern Conscience

BlackWalnutDowelExample.jpg

Herman Miller manufactured dowel leg chairs for only a short time; they had already discontinued the dowel bases by 1954 and consequently the original dowel bases are extremely rare. The Dowel Base is part of the 1948 chair design that was included in MOMA’s International Competition for Low-Cost Furniture Design.

This iconic design is handcrafted by Modern Conscience in solid walnut wood, as they were over 50 years ago. This base will fit all of the Case Study seats and any Charles Eames for Herman Miller shells with the narrow shockmount configuration. Click here to determine if you have a narrow mount seat.

The wood is finished with hand rubbed tung oil, which is sustainable, non-toxic and will not require refinishing in 5 to 7 years, as with varnish or polyurethane (click here to learn more about wood finishes).

$100.00
US, Canada, Japan, or Australia address required for reproduction bases.

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WalnutZincDowelBase.jpg
Eames Style Walnut Zinc Dowel Base - Universal Narrow Mount
Click_for_more_images.jpg 16" (40.64cm) w | 16" (40.64cm) d | 17.5" (44.45cm) seat height
Narrow Mount
handmade by Modern Conscience

WalnutZincDowelExample.jpg

Herman Miller manufactured dowel leg chairs for only a short time; they had already discontinued the dowel bases by 1954 and consequently the original dowel bases are extremely rare. The Dowel Base is part of the 1948 chair design that was included in MOMA’s International Competition for Low-Cost Furniture Design.

This iconic design is handcrafted by Modern Conscience in solid walnut wood, as they were over 50 years ago. This base will fit all of the Case Study seats and any Charles Eames for Herman Miller shells with the narrow shockmount configuration. Click here to determine if you have a narrow mount seat.

The wood is finished with hand rubbed tung oil, which is sustainable, non-toxic and will not require refinishing in 5 to 7 years, as with varnish or polyurethane (click here to learn more about wood finishes).

$100.00
US, Canada, Japan, or Australia address required for reproduction bases.

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WalnutBlackDowelWide.jpg
Eames Style Walnut Black Dowel Base - Wide Mount
Click_for_more_images.jpg 16" (40.64cm) w | 16" (40.64cm) d | 17.5" (44.45cm) seat height
Wide Mount
handmade by Modern Conscience

BlackWalnutDowelWideExample.jpg

Herman Miller manufactured dowel leg chairs for only a short time; they had already discontinued the dowel bases by 1954 and consequently the original dowel bases are extremely rare. The Dowel Base is part of the 1948 chair design that was included in MOMA’s International Competition for Low-Cost Furniture Design.

This iconic design is handcrafted by Modern Conscience in solid walnut wood, as they were over 50 years ago. This base will fit all of the Charles Eames for Herman Miller shells with the wide shockmount configuration. Click here to determine if you have a wide mount seat.

The wood is finished with hand rubbed tung oil, which is sustainable, non-toxic and will not require refinishing in 5 to 7 years, as with varnish or polyurethane (click here to learn more about wood finishes).

$100.00
US, Canada, Japan, or Australia address required for reproduction bases.

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WalnutZincWideDowelBase.jpg
Eames Style Walnut Zinc Dowel Base - Wide Mount
Click_for_more_images.jpg 16" (40.64cm) w | 16" (40.64cm) d | 17.5" (44.45cm) seat height
Wide Mount
handmade by Modern Conscience

WalnutZincDowelWideExample.jpg

Herman Miller manufactured dowel leg chairs for only a short time; they had already discontinued the dowel bases by 1954 and consequently the original dowel bases are extremely rare. The Dowel Base is part of the 1948 chair design that was included in MOMA’s International Competition for Low-Cost Furniture Design.

This iconic design is handcrafted by Modern Conscience in solid walnut wood, as they were over 50 years ago. This base will fit all of the Charles Eames for Herman Miller shells with the wide shockmount configuration. Click here to determine if you have a wide mount seat.

The wood is finished with hand rubbed tung oil, which is sustainable, non-toxic and will not require refinishing in 5 to 7 years, as with varnish or polyurethane (click here to learn more about wood finishes).

$100.00
US, Canada, Japan, or Australia address required for reproduction bases.

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MapleBlackDowel.jpg
Eames Style Maple Black Dowel Base - Universal Narrow Mount
Click_for_more_images.jpg 16" (40.64cm) w | 16" (40.64cm) d | 17.5" (44.45cm) seat height
Narrow Mount
handmade by Modern Conscience

MapleDowelExample.jpg

Herman Miller manufactured dowel leg chairs for only a short time; they had already discontinued the dowel bases by 1954 and consequently the original dowel bases are extremely rare. The Dowel Base is part of the 1948 chair design that was included in MOMA’s International Competition for Low-Cost Furniture Design.

This iconic design is handcrafted by Modern Conscience in solid maple wood (click here to learn more about the difference between maple and birch), as they were over 50 years ago. This base will fit all of the Case Study seats and any Charles Eames for Herman Miller shells with the narrow shockmount configuration. Click here to determine if you have a narrow mount seat.

The wood is finished with hand rubbed tung oil, which is sustainable, non-toxic and will not require refinishing in 5 to 7 years, as with varnish or polyurethane (click here to learn more about wood finishes). Maple and birch both begin as a bright wood and gradually develop a "sun tan" over time; your base will have that warm, mid-century look about one year after purchase.

$105.00
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MapleZincDowelBase.jpg
Eames Style Maple Zinc Dowel Base - Universal Narrow Mount
Click_for_more_images.jpg 16" (40.64cm) w | 16" (40.64cm) d | 17.5" (44.45cm) seat height
Narrow Mount
handmade by Modern Conscience

MapleZincDowelExample.jpg

Herman Miller manufactured dowel leg chairs for only a short time; they had already discontinued the dowel bases by 1954 and consequently the original dowel bases are extremely rare. The Dowel Base is part of the 1948 chair design that was included in MOMA’s International Competition for Low-Cost Furniture Design.

This iconic design is handcrafted by Modern Conscience in solid maple wood (click here to learn more about the difference between maple and birch), as they were over 50 years ago. This base will fit all of the Case Study seats and any Charles Eames for Herman Miller shells with the narrow shockmount configuration. Click here to determine if you have a narrow mount seat.

The wood is finished with hand rubbed tung oil, which is sustainable, non-toxic and will not require refinishing in 5 to 7 years, as with varnish or polyurethane (click here to learn more about wood finishes). Maple and birch both begin as a bright wood and gradually develop a "sun tan" over time; your base will have that warm, mid-century look about one year after purchase.

$105.00
US, Canada, Japan, or Australia address required for reproduction bases.

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MapleBlackDowelWide.jpg
Eames Style Maple Black Dowel Base - Wide Mount
Click_for_more_images.jpg 16" (40.64cm) w | 16" (40.64cm) d | 17.5" (44.45cm) seat height
Wide Mount
handmade by Modern Conscience

MapleDowelWideExample.jpg

Herman Miller manufactured dowel leg chairs for only a short time; they had already discontinued the dowel bases by 1954 and consequently the original dowel bases are extremely rare. The Dowel Base is part of the 1948 chair design that was included in MOMA’s International Competition for Low-Cost Furniture Design.

This iconic design is handcrafted by Modern Conscience in solid maple wood (click here to learn more about the difference between maple and birch), as they were over 50 years ago. This base will fit all of the Charles Eames for Herman Miller shells with the wide shockmount configuration. Click here to determine if you have a wide mount seat.

The wood is finished with hand rubbed tung oil, which is sustainable, non-toxic and will not require refinishing in 5 to 7 years, as with varnish or polyurethane (click here to learn more about wood finishes). Maple and birch both begin as a bright wood and gradually develop a "sun tan" over time; your base will have that warm, mid-century look about one year after purchase.

$105.00
US, Canada, Japan, or Australia address required for reproduction bases.

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MapleZincWideDowelBase.jpg
Eames Style Maple Zinc Dowel Base - Wide Mount
Click_for_more_images.jpg 16" (40.64cm) w | 16" (40.64cm) d | 17.5" (44.45cm) seat height
Wide Mount
handmade by Modern Conscience

MapleZincDowelWideExample.jpg

Herman Miller manufactured dowel leg chairs for only a short time; they had already discontinued the dowel bases by 1954 and consequently the original dowel bases are extremely rare. The Dowel Base is part of the 1948 chair design that was included in MOMA’s International Competition for Low-Cost Furniture Design.

This iconic design is handcrafted by Modern Conscience in solid maple wood (click here to learn more about the difference between maple and birch), as they were over 50 years ago. This base will fit all of the Charles Eames for Herman Miller shells with the wide shockmount configuration. Click here to determine if you have a wide mount seat.

The wood is finished with hand rubbed tung oil, which is sustainable, non-toxic and will not require refinishing in 5 to 7 years, as with varnish or polyurethane (click here to learn more about wood finishes). Maple and birch both begin as a bright wood and gradually develop a "sun tan" over time; your base will have that warm, mid-century look about one year after purchase.

$105.00
<US, Canada, Japan, or Australia address required for reproduction bases.

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RockerBase.jpg
Eames Style Walnut Zinc Rocker Base
Click_for_more_images.jpg 18" (45.72cm) w | 27.25" (69.22cm) d | 15" (38.10cm) h
Narrow Mount
handmade by Modern Conscience

ZincWalnutRockerExample.jpg

This iconic design is handcrafted by Modern Conscience in solid walnut wood, as they were over 50 years ago. This base will fit all of the Case Study seats and any Charles Eames for Herman Miller shells with the narrow shockmount configuration. Click here to determine if you have a narrow mount seat.

The wood is finished with hand rubbed tung oil, which is sustainable, non-toxic and will not require refinishing in 5 to 7 years, as with varnish or polyurethane (click here to learn more about wood finishes).

$80.00
US, Canada, Japan, or Australia address required for reproduction bases.

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WalnutBlackRockerBase.jpg
Eames Style Walnut Black Rocker Base
Click_for_more_images.jpg 18" (45.72cm) w | 27.25" (69.22cm) d | 15" 38.10cm) h
Narrow Mount
handmade by Modern Conscience

BlackWalnutRockerExample.jpg

The wire rocker base prototype was originally designed for the Museum of Modern Art's 'International Competition for Low-Cost Furniture Design' in 1948.

This iconic design is handcrafted by Modern Conscience in solid walnut wood, as they were over 50 years ago. This base will fit all of the Case Study seats and any Charles Eames for Herman Miller shells with the narrow shockmount configuration. Click here to determine if you have a narrow mount seat.

The wood is finished with hand rubbed tung oil, which is sustainable, non-toxic and will not require refinishing in 5 to 7 years, as with varnish or polyurethane (click here to learn more about wood finishes).

$80.00
US, Canada, Japan, or Australia address required for reproduction bases.

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MapleZincRockerBase.jpg
Eames Style White Maple Zinc Rocker Base
Click_for_more_images.jpg 18" (45.72cm) w | 27.25" (69.22cm) d | 15" 38.10cm) h
Narrow Mount
handmade by Modern Conscience

ZincMapleRockerExample.jpg

The wire rocker base prototype was originally designed for the Museum of Modern Art's 'International Competition for Low-Cost Furniture Design' in 1948.

This iconic design is handcrafted by Modern Conscience in solid maple wood (click here to learn more about the difference between maple and birch), as they were over 50 years ago. This base will fit all of the Case Study seats and any Charles Eames for Herman Miller shells with the narrow shockmount configuration. Click here to determine if you have a narrow mount seat.

The wood is finished with hand rubbed tung oil, which is sustainable, non-toxic and will not require refinishing in 5 to 7 years, as with varnish or polyurethane (click here to learn more about wood finishes). Maple and birch both begin as a bright wood and gradually develop a "sun tan" over time; your runners will have that warm, mid-century look about one year after purchase.

$80.00
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MapleBlackRockerBase.jpg
Eames Style White Maple Black Rocker Base
Click_for_more_images.jpg 18" (45.72cm) w | 27.25" (69.22cm) d | 15" 38.10cm) h
Narrow Mount
handmade by Modern Conscience

BlackMapleRockerExample.jpg

The wire rocker base prototype was originally designed for the Museum of Modern Art's 'International Competition for Low-Cost Furniture Design' in 1948.

This iconic design is handcrafted by Modern Conscience in solid maple wood (click here to learn more about the difference between maple and birch), as they were over 50 years ago. This base will fit all of the Case Study seats and any Charles Eames for Herman Miller shells with the narrow shockmount configuration. Click here to determine if you have a narrow mount seat.

The wood is finished with hand rubbed tung oil, which is sustainable, non-toxic and will not require refinishing in 5 to 7 years, as with varnish or polyurethane (click here to learn more about wood finishes). Maple and birch both begin as a bright wood and gradually develop a "sun tan" over time; your runners will have that warm, mid-century look about one year after purchase.

$80.00
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BirchZincRockerBase.jpg
Eames Style Natural Birch Zinc Rocker Base
Click_for_more_images.jpg 18" (45.72cm) w | 27.25" (69.22cm) d | 15" 38.10cm) h
Narrow Mount
handmade by Modern Conscience

ZincBirchRockerExample.jpg

The wire rocker base prototype was originally designed for the Museum of Modern Art's 'International Competition for Low-Cost Furniture Design' in 1948.

This iconic design is handcrafted by Modern Conscience in solid natural birch wood (click here to learn more about the difference between maple and birch), as they were over 50 years ago. This base will fit all of the Case Study seats and any Charles Eames for Herman Miller shells with the narrow shockmount configuration. Click here to determine if you have a narrow mount seat.

The wood is finished with hand rubbed tung oil, which is sustainable, non-toxic and will not require refinishing in 5 to 7 years, as with varnish or polyurethane (click here to learn more about wood finishes).

$80.00
US, Canada, Japan, or Australia address required for reproduction bases.

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BlackBirchRockerBase.jpg
Eames Style Natural Birch Black Rocker Base
Click_for_more_images.jpg 18" (45.72cm) w | 27.25" (69.22cm) d | 15" 38.10cm) h
Narrow Mount
handmade by Modern Conscience

BlackBirchRockerExample.jpg

The wire rocker base prototype was originally designed for the Museum of Modern Art's 'International Competition for Low-Cost Furniture Design' in 1948.

This iconic design is handcrafted by Modern Conscience in solid natural birch wood (click here to learn more about the difference between maple and birch), as they were over 50 years ago. This base will fit all of the Case Study seats and any Charles Eames for Herman Miller shells with the narrow shockmount configuration. Click here to determine if you have a narrow mount seat.

The wood is finished with hand rubbed tung oil, which is sustainable, non-toxic and will not require refinishing in 5 to 7 years, as with varnish or polyurethane (click here to learn more about wood finishes).

$80.00
US, Canada, Japan, or Australia address required for reproduction bases.

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ZincEiffelDome.jpg
Eames Style Zinc Eiffel Base - 1950's Rubber Dome Boot Glides
Click_for_more_images.jpg 16" (40.64cm) w | 16" (40.64cm) d | 17.5" (44.45cm) seat height
Narrow Mount
handmade by Modern Conscience

ZincEiffelDomeExample.jpg

The wire rod bases option was available through Herman Miller beginning in 1951. The rubber dome boot style eiffel bases were produced through the 1950's. While the Eames simply called them rod bases, the adoring public refers to these bases as the Eiffel base.

Modern Conscience crafts a high-quality zinc plated Eiffel base with rubber dome boot glides. This base will fit all of the Case Study seats and any Charles Eames for Herman Miller shells with the narrow shockmount configuration. Click here to determine if you have a narrow mount seat.

$82.00
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BlackEiffelDome.jpg
Eames Style Black Eiffel Base - 1950's Rubber Dome Boot Glides
Click_for_more_images.jpg 16" (40.64cm) w | 16" (40.64cm) d | 17.5" (44.45cm) seat height
Narrow Mount
handmade by Modern Conscience

BlackEiffelDomeExample.jpg

The wire rod bases option was available through Herman Miller beginning in 1951. The rubber dome boot style eiffel bases were produced through the 1950's. While the Eames simply called them rod bases, the adoring public refers to these bases as the Eiffel base.

Modern Conscience crafts a high-quality black powder-coat Eiffel base with rubber dome boot glides. This base will fit all of the Case Study seats and any Charles Eames for Herman Miller shells with the narrow shockmount configuration. Click here to determine if you have a narrow mount seat.

$82.00
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ZincEiffelBase6070.jpg
Eames Style Zinc Eiffel Base - 1960's-70's Black or White Nylon Snap Glides
Click_for_more_images.jpg 16" (40.64cm) w | 16" (40.64cm) d | 17.5" (44.45cm) seat height
Narrow Mount
handmade by Modern Conscience

ZincEiffel6070Example.jpg

The wire rod bases option became available through Herman Miller beginning in 1951. While the Eames simply called them rod bases, the adoring public refers to these bases as the Eiffel base.

Modern Conscience crafts a high-quality zinc-plated Eiffel base with nylon glides. This base will fit all of the Case Study seats and any Charles Eames for Herman Miller shells with the narrow shockmount configuration. Click here to determine if you have a narrow mount seat.

$75.00
US, Canada, Japan, or Australia address required for reproduction bases.

Select glide color below.

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BlackEiffel-.jpg
Eames Style Black Eiffel Base - 1960's-70's Black or White Nylon Snap Glides
Click_for_more_images.jpg 16" (40.64cm) w | 16" (40.64cm) d | 17.5" (44.45cm) seat height
Narrow Mount
handmade by Modern Conscience

BlackEiffelExample.jpg

The wire rod bases option was available through Herman Miller beginning in 1951. The nylon snap style eiffel base was produced from the 1960's through the 1970's and is the most recent iteration. While the Eames simply called them rod bases, the adoring public refers to these bases as the Eiffel base.

Modern Conscience crafts a high-quality black powder-coat Eiffel base with nylon glides. This base will fit all of the Case Study seats and any Charles Eames for Herman Miller shells with the narrow shockmount configuration. Click here to determine if you have a narrow mount seat.

$75.00
US, Canada, Japan, or Australia address required for reproduction bases.

Select glide color below.

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WalnutBarstoolDowelBase.jpg
Eames Style Barstool or Counter Dowel Base - 25" or 30" Seat Height
Click_for_more_images.jpg 21" (53.34cm) w | 21" (53.34cm) d | 24" (60.96cm) or 29" (73.66cm) h
25" (63.5cm) or 30" (76.2cm) seat height
Narrow Mount
handmade by Modern Conscience

BarstoolWalnutDowelBaseExample.jpg

The barstool dowel bases are a beautiful finishing touch to the perfect Eames collection. Very few were ever originally produced, although you will find them in the book Eames Design, by John Neuhart, a book known to many collectors as "The Eames Bible."

This iconic design is handcrafted by Modern Conscience in solid walnut wood, as they were over 50 years ago. This base will fit all of the Case Study seats and any Charles Eames for Herman Miller shells with the narrow shockmount configuration. This is a bar height base, with a 30" seat height. Click here to determine if you have a narrow mount seat.

The wood is finished with hand rubbed tung oil, which is sustainable, non-toxic and will not require refinishing in 5 to 7 years, as with varnish or polyurethane (click here to learn more about wood finishes).

AVAILABILITY - please allow 2 weeks for your barstool bases to be handmade for you.

$250.00
US, Canada, Japan, or Australia address required for reproduction bases.

Select seat height. Select wood type. Select metal finish.

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BlackLowRodCatsCradle.jpg
Eames Style Black Low Rod Base
20" (50.8cm) w | 15" (38.1cm) d | 11" (27.94cm) h
Narrow Mount

Offered here is a high-quality black powder-coat low rod base. Many collectors affectionaly refer to this base as the Cat's Cradle Base. This base will fit all of the Case Study seats and any Charles Eames for Herman Miller shells with the narrow shockmount configuration. Click here to determine if you have a narrow mount seat.

$75.00
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ZincLowRodCatsCradle.jpg
Eames Style Zinc Low Rod Base
20" (50.8cm) w | 15" (38.1cm) d | 11" (27.94cm) h
Narrow Mount
ZincLowRodExample.jpg

Offered here is a high-quality zinc-plated low rod base. Many collectors affectionaly refer to this base as the Cat's Cradle Base. This base will fit all of the Case Study seats and any Charles Eames for Herman Miller shells with the narrow shockmount configuration. Click here to determine if you have a narrow mount seat.

$75.00
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