This is real wood with a real history and story to tell. This wood once held up century old buidlings and barns. It has the age and love spots to prove it. Each piece has it's own unique characteristics....often knots, dents, saw marks,nail holes and grooves in each piece of wood I use. I once heard someone say "If it doesn't have a past, it's not worth having!" I have embraced this idea in my own home, in my Etsy shop and online at my own shop at UrbanWoodGoods.com.
I have always enjoyed creating things of all sorts. In 2009, after spending 8 years in the Detroit area as an art teacher, I moved to the Chicago area. I decided to pursue my own artistic endeavors in a new medium....Old Growth Wood...mixed with items I would discover at estate sales,flea markets, and old barns. I began creating small furniture pieces like benches and console tables. Not long after people began contacting me to…
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- Joined February 17, 2010