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Roughsawn old growth slab bench salvaged from an island barn in the north Puget Sound. With mid century modern hairpin legs.
Whale bench because something of the sea has taken root.

Douglas fir plank planed smooth to interior while preserving the deepened tone of years doing work in the elements, absorbing rain and salt air with brief intermissions of sun. Traces of the sawmill blade and patina totally intact, only lightly cleaned, on edges and underside. Top is sealed with tung oil. Sides with beeswax.

Steel hairpin legs are professionally produced and have plate steel bases that anchor to the benchtop with three screws. Steel hairpin legs preserved with clear matte enamel.

Bench is 9-1/4" to 11-1/8" wide x 2 inches thick. Overall bench height 18". Bench is made to order and will be near equivalent in color, texture, patina and tone as shown in photos.

At 3 ft long, with overall 18" height, bench is $230
4 ft long, with overall 18" height, bench is $245
At 5 ft long, with overall 18" height, bench is $260

Wood varies with each piece. But there is a commonality of tone and figure and patina.

All birdloft reclaimed materials are sustainably harvested in a big-hearted, biodiesel-breathing compact pickup truck. For biodiesel purists, please note, the biodiesel is 100 percent recycled. This is just one aspect of birdloft's ongoing efforts to be awesome. More trumpeting can be had at http://www.birdloft.com/ethos.php

birdloft prides itself on its exceptional craft. Every piece is made with meticulous attention to detail and knowledge of how wood moves and breathes. You may find a less expensive piece in a similar style, but it won't be built to the same level of perfection.

*Quoted shipping is for the continental US. Hawaii, Alaska, Canada and beyond by request.
*Please allow 8 to 10 weeks to ship. We are doing our best to catch up on existing orders. (Typical turnaround time for this piece is three weeks.)

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modern reclaimed elemental wood bench with hairpin legs, vintage upcycled industrial


  • Handmade item
  • Materials: Douglas fir, steel, enamal, shopstream, wood, metal, reclaimed wood, reclaimed steel, hairpin legs, hair pin legs, Eames style legs, retro legs, industrial steel
  • Only ships within United States.
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