20 Oct '11, 4pm

Nice stuff! Striking, handcrafted artisan furniture from reclaimed wood. From NY woodworker Palo Samko

Nice stuff! Striking, handcrafted artisan furniture from reclaimed wood. From NY woodworker Palo Samko

Yes, we’ve featured the work of Brooklyn woodworking artist Palo Samko in the past, but his work and craftsmanship is so compelling we couldn’t resist featuring some of his latest creations. Samko constructs his furniture primarily from the reclaimed and salvaged wood he acquires from local sources – including demolished buildings and salvage yards. His handcrafted furniture includes: dining tables, chairs, clocks, lamps coffee tables, benches and stools. The hardwood timber he obtains from the reclaimed beams, joists and flooring of yesteryear possesses priceless character and grain patterns rarely available today. The use of reclaimed and salvaged wood in furniture making and building reduces the harvesting of living trees, protects existing forests and provides high quality raw materials no longer available to most craftsmen. You can see more works by New York City-base...

Full article: http://www.alternativeconsumer.com/2011/10/20/handcrafted...

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