10 Mar '12, 11pm

#GreenTech: City Joinery: Locally Sourced & Seriously Exquisite

#GreenTech: City Joinery: Locally Sourced & Seriously Exquisite

“I love gnarly, earthy wood that shows the idiosyncrasies of nature,” said Jonah Zuckerman, owner and designer at City Joinery in Easthampton, Massachusetts. Zuckerman began making handmade furniture in his late 20’s as an antidote to the boredom of his day job as an architect. Though he wasn’t groomed as a carpenter , he grew a flourishing business by creating finely crafted modern furniture. “I like everything to be matched from one tree . I like to create the look of modernization with the flush of nature,” he said. Zuckerman’s custom-made pieces often have metal such as pewter and brass incorporated as an accent. Besides being deliciously crafted and eye-catching, the furniture is predominantly made from unusual woods. “I like weird American wood . I look for really interesting wood from as close around here as possible.” Zuckerman’s favorite and signature wood is Amer...

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