The table, above, was made from recycled farm steel and reclaimed barn planks from a Pennsylvania barn before it was demolished
a series of collected pine logs are turned into seating objects – without losing the characteristics of their natural form.
an axe, chisel and a wooden hammer are used to shape each pieces
The designers at FOCUSED have been teaming up with skate shops and factories all throughout Europe to collect old skateboards, and give them new life as beautifully crafted tables.
Sean builds furniture and fixtures from reclaimed wood and used to work as a finish carpenter, so he used his vast tool collection to make the most of the wealth of inexpensive (and free) salvage materials and furniture the couple was able to gather around Buffalo. Sean explained, “We would literally look at Pinterest and then go pull wood out of dumpsters and vacant lots and try to recreate things that we liked.”
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Fans of reclaimed wood looking to bring home a subtle American West vibe will love Uhuru Design’s new Snowfenced Reclaimed Table.
All the wood in this project is reclaimed except for the table legs, which were purchased from Discount Builder’s Supply in San Francisco. As always, the design was influenced by the materials: we would have made the slats go lengthwise, but most of the beautiful pieces of reclaimed redwood we had were short, so they’re widthwise instead.
At the time we made this table, we didn’t have access to a jointer or planer, so we sanded our reclaimed wood with palm sanders. The whole project took us about a week, but it would take far less time with a jointer and planer.
I present you my first custom order palette build finished just a few days ago. A girl wanted to surprise her boyfriend for his thirtieth birthday so she asked me to do this cool Union Jack alike table she saw somewhere on the web but out of palettes and with glass on top. Here’s what I manage to do in approx. 30 working hours…