Brooklyn Distillery Oak

Brooklyn Distillery Oak

These oak staves from a centuries old distillery were charred on the inside to give the whiskey flavor.

Whiskey barrel staves

Whiskey barrel staves

Each stave was hand-picked, sanded, trimmed, pre-fitted and meticulously assembled.

NYC reception desk

NYC reception desk

Result was this unique reception desk for Terra Plana footwear on Elizabeth Street in New York City.

Furniture with character

Furniture with character

The client was thrilled to receive truly unique furnishings with real character, history, and beauty.

Reclaimed trees

Reclaimed trees

Reclaimed words have a certain mystery; standard lumberyard cuts have predictable textures.

Beautiful woods

Beautiful woods

These unique woods need to be handled carefully to make sure the material is appropriate for the job.

Unique colors

Unique colors

Aged wood means unique colors, once we sand down hundreds of years of tree life.

Finished process

Finished process

There is a treasure of texture and beauty that is not discovered until the final finishing process.

Salvaged cedar wood

Salvaged cedar wood

Thick cedar planks from Brooklyn rooftop water tanks were used to make tables and headboards.

Custom dining table

Custom dining table

Reclaimed wood provides a color, patina, and beauty that just can't be achieved with newer woods.

Reclaimed wood bench

Reclaimed wood bench

There is a historical beauty in furniture built from Brooklyn warehouses or New York buildings.

Custom rustic bench

Custom rustic bench

The reclaimed wood from dismantled buildings is very well aged -- often 250-300 years old.

Sustainable woods

Sustainable woods

We spend a lot of time picking out suitable woods before loading them into the shop for assessment.

Thorough inspection

Thorough inspection

Reclaimed woods require thorough inspection to remove any 150-year-old nails prior to sanding.

Sanding process

Sanding process

A process of several very course grades of sandpaper are used to take down the initial layer of wood.

Rustic beauty

Rustic beauty

Only at the point that we can see what's underneath do we learn what the wood has to offer us

Our Process for Refined Rustic and Custom Classics

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Sustainable woods

We spend a lot of time picking out suitable woods before loading them into the shop for assessment.