Upcycling is all the rage these times, and with excellent cause. Working with supplies that would beforehand have been thought of waste products and solutions to make new products is both equally cost-effective and environmentally welcoming. All throughout the globe, people are acquiring unique and creative strategies to flip outdated items into new, practical, and typically visually breathtaking items. Whether or not it’s glass yogurt cups getting to be a tray of seed planters or an previous espresso tin remodeled into a excellent lighting fixture, this new pattern aids individuals find the natural beauty in goods that would otherwise be clogging landfills.
Again in 2018 our team was remodeling a sunroom for a Portland client. Although not all factors of the hefty wood aesthetic ended up reusable, there ended up numerous big, strong beams salvaged by our carpenters. Held in storage right until a short while ago, we hauled them out this last summertime following obtaining an accredited design and style for a custom bench by John Weil at Weil Architecture. Designed in our woodshop by Carpenter Moses Grubb and completed by Carpenter Matthew Kamenski, the final piece showcases the eye-catching high quality of the primary fir beams.
“I adore working with this lovely old wood,” states longtime carpenter Grubb. “It’s exciting to re-use content to make some thing contemporary that matches back in the space so perfectly.”
And in shape it does. The flawless execution of the bench’s cleanse and timeless design and style not only elevates the upcycled beam by itself, but fantastically compliments the redesigned space it after once more occupies.
While we are not household furniture makers at Hammer & Hand, from time-to-time the proficient staff in our woodshop have been in a position to create exceptional, hand-crafted items for current purchasers as section of much larger renovations, commercial TIs, and new dwelling builds. We do not always have the capability to make furniture as our woodshop is generally really chaotic with doors, windows, and other superior-element factors of our present initiatives. Your undertaking supervisor can get the job done in concert with your designer and our woodshop staff to determine if tailor made household furniture will be a possible addition to your challenge.
Study additional about our Woodshop and the personalized doors and windows they produce below!
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