Reclaimed Beam Bench | Upcycled Furniture


Upcycling is all the rage these times, and with fantastic rationale. Using supplies that would earlier have been thought of squander products and solutions to develop new goods is each inexpensive and environmentally friendly. All across the globe, folks are locating special and artistic means to transform aged products into new, helpful, and normally visually amazing parts. Irrespective of whether it’s glass yogurt cups turning into a tray of seed planters or an old coffee tin transformed into a good lighting fixture, this new development helps people come across the natural beauty in goods that would normally be clogging landfills.


Back in 2018 our workforce was reworking a sunroom for a Portland customer. Though not all components of the large wood aesthetic were reusable, there have been quite a few significant, strong beams salvaged by our carpenters. Retained in storage until finally not too long ago, we hauled them out this previous summer time soon after receiving an authorized design for a personalized bench by John Weil at Weil Architecture. Crafted in our woodshop by Carpenter Moses Grubb and concluded by Carpenter Matthew Kamenski, the remaining piece showcases the beautiful excellent of the original fir beams.


“I like working with this stunning old wood,” says longtime carpenter Grubb. “It’s interesting to re-use substance to make some thing fresh that fits back in the house so effectively.”

And match it does. The flawless execution of the bench’s clear and timeless style not only elevates the upcycled beam alone, but beautifully compliments the redesigned place it at the time once again occupies.



Whilst we are not furnishings makers at Hammer & Hand, from time-to-time the qualified staff in our woodshop have been able to build exceptional, hand-crafted pieces for existing clientele as portion of much larger renovations, business TIs, and new home builds. We really don’t usually have the capacity to build furnishings as our woodshop is typically extremely chaotic with doors, windows, and other high-detail parts of our present initiatives. Your challenge supervisor can operate in concert with your designer and our woodshop staff to figure out if custom made home furniture will be a feasible addition to your job.

Master additional about our Woodshop and the customized doors and home windows they build right here!


Check out our qualified carpenters difficult at operate in our Woodshop in our Customized Passive Property Doorway video clip sequence on YouTube!

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