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Credenza Salon des Refuses

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Project by nosferatus1966 posted 697 days ago 1218 views 5 times favorited 7 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This credenza was made out of reclaim wood, red spruce, it was part of a building in Brooklyn that was demolished
As part of the NY Week Design, this piece was exhibit in The Salon des Refuses

The idea behind the show was using reclaimed wood. Each participant was given an allowance of free wood that came from a demolished historical site in NYC. They were given artistic freedom to create a piece of furniture of their choice which will be auctioned off and the money will go to the charity to benefit woodworking education and job training in New York City through the not-for-profit Brooklyn Woods. I feel very proud and lucky to be given this opportunity.

-- Richard, NY, www.saganrivero.com





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vipond33

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#1 posted 697 days ago

If I made that I’d be wanting to keep it. A pretty piece of work.
Glad you could join us.
gene

-- gene@toronto.ontario.canada : dovetail free since '53, critiques always welcome.

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#2 posted 696 days ago

Nice job some real character on this i like it.

-- Ken, "Everyday above ground is a good day!"

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#3 posted 696 days ago

More pieces need to have cool back stories like that. Great stuff!

-- Brian in Arlington, TX

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#4 posted 696 days ago

Great use of reclaimed wood. it looks fantastic!

-- list your handcrafted treasures @ www.generationwoodworks.com for free!

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#5 posted 696 days ago

Lookin good….. Nice work and a great cause to boot, reclaimed wood, win win for everyone…..

-- What we do in life will Echo through Eternity........

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#6 posted 696 days ago

This is a beautiful piece. Amazing to think it was made not only of recycled wood, but construction lumber.

-- Jeremy, in the Acadian forests

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#7 posted 694 days ago

I love reclaiming lumber from old buildings, fences and the like… You did a great job with that one too. And what a great cause to boot. This is a real win, win, win situation here!

-- My workshop blog can be found at http://daves-workshop.blogspot.com

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