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I had so much fun with this project. I scored a bunch of free Brazilian hard wood from a marble foundry downtown. I can't believe they're are just giving this stuff away. If I had a truck, I'd have enough reclaimed lumber in my back yard to build a second house. We are fortunate to have our trusty Volvo, so I was able to bring a fair amount home.
The wood is used to keep marble slabs in place, so it has to be super hard. Which is a great thing for me, but it wasn't easy tearing them apart. I manned through it, and ended up with some great pieces to work with.
The more I make stuff like this, the nicer the hardware I want to use. I ended up just screwing all the pieces in with 2.5" wood screws and it turned out pretty sturdy! I love taking "scraps" that somebody was going to throw out; and and with a little good ol' fashioned elbow grease, and a couple of beers, turn it into decent looking furniture!
I hope to make my way down to the marble yard soon, and grab another free DIY furniture building kit!
To see other projects I am working on, have a look at the project gallery.
After much deliberation, I have decided to branch off of Arrow and Apple and start presenting my work under subtle takeover. Don't worry, Sarah and I are still working together and happily married! We just thought that my work was getting over looked a bit because Sarah's photography is so amazing! Plus, I felt weird promoting Sarah's photography when I was so close to it. Now that I have my own website, so I can pin and retweet her work day long! You can follow me on Twitter, Dribbble, and fb for the latest and greatest!