03 Apr '11, 4pm

Forest-Friendly Furniture | Care2 Healthy & Green Living

Forest-Friendly Furniture | Care2 Healthy & Green Living

If a tree falls in the forest, does anyone hear it? Woodworkers with a passion for solid hardwood are rescuing and reclaiming downed trees to create one-of-a kind handcrafted modern heirlooms do. “We live in this amazing former forest,” says artisan/environmentalist Jessica Wickham of Wickham Solid Wood Studio . As a gifted craftsperson and professed localvore , Wickham possesses a rare combination of skills. She can look at a downed tree in the forest and see its inherent potential. From an ecological perspective, a responsibly-sourced tree becomes the perfect green building material. Wickham reclaims trees and reinvents their beauty with an earthy and sophisticated modern aesthetic. With respect for the rich grain and natural shape of trees, Wickham uses minimal processing, traditional joinery, and natural finishing techniques reminiscent of both Japanese traditions and ...

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