mike czech's Profile
Thank You for visiting my shop here on Etsy. My work is made entirely of reclaimed materials including wood, metal, and hardware salvaged from old houses, and barns my restoration crew, and I demolish, or renovate here in Cass County Missouri.
I began working with reclaimed lumber in New Orleans while I was restoring historic homes, ripping out, and throwing away the old wood studs, trim, rafters, and every other little piece was almost painful for me, it wasn't long before I was loading up my truck, and filling my small Irish Channel workshop with old lumber, and hardware.
The inspiration for my work goes back a ways as well. When I was a young hooligan I spent a lot of time exploring abandoned buildings in Kansas City , and New Orleans, in my mind the decay of these structures had a certain beauty of it's own.
I put my full heart, and soul into every piece, each piece I make, I make to my...
- Born on January 3
- Joined January 25, 2011