July 25, 2012
Budget conscious and beautiful, this simple queen bed is done completely out of reclaimed spruce. Like all REASON beds, it eliminates the need for a box spring, freeing up valuable space underneath for storage. We are going to add four large rolling drawers under this one to take advantage of every square inch.
November 9, 2010
Serious cooks need serious work space. This narrow, counter-height piece expands prep space greatly without obstructing key paths of travel. The red-brown surface is solid Sepetir, an Indonesian hardwood. Sounds glamourous, but the species is widely used as flooring for semi-truck trailers, which is where the scraps used here served their first tour of duty. The steel base is designed with a high support. and a wide stance for stability and enough clearance for stools from all angles. The simple oil and wax finish is completely food safe.
November 6, 2010
Reclaimed floor joists become a new farm table with complementary benches. The benches’ smooth finish against the medium coarse finish of the table illustrates the color difference achieved by using different resurfacing techniques on the same material. I threw in a few high-back chairs from my personal collection to fill all eight place settings for the first photo. Let’s eat!