Praise the Pinch Dog

The second instalment of our two-part photoessay detailing the construction of a monster tabletop made from the reclaimed skeleton of an old guitar factory.

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Chop on This

Krys and Matty recently headed to OWS’s favorite wood supplier, Bohnhoff Lumber, to pick up a few sticks of 8/4 walnut. The Mission: to create a 42″ by 102″ end grain butcherblock kitchen island. That’s enough space to put 3 whole hogs side by side or 16 average size bratts from end to end.

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A few little sticks

About a year ago, a friend of ours gutted an old guitar factory wherein to build himself a humble home. Being very environmentally minded, he saved us a few little sticks from the old building and asked us to make him a small table on which to eat his meat stuffs.

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Azumaya

A photo-journal detailing the construction of “Azumaya”—a Greene & Greene inspired pergola for the Japan House gardens at the University of Illinois (Nick’s alma mater). It was designed in honor of, and in collaboration with Nick’s sensei, Shozo Sato.

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