Entries by Nate Gangwer

Maple Flooring Chair

Item #247 – $300 Local Pickup Only We found a vintage metal chair in the bedroom of an abandoned Detroit home near New Center. The lime green vinyl fabric needed to go so we replace it with reclaimed maple flooring. Each piece of 100 year old maple was planed down to thin strips and carefully bent […]

Knob and Tube Lamp

  Item #250 – $265 Local Pickup Only Designed and handmade using various parts of antique knob and tube circuits this truly one of a kind lamp embodies what it means to be vintage. The large globe Edison bulb is controlled by a new flip switch and socket yet seamlessly fits with each component of […]

Flow Meter Lamp

  Item #251 – $135 Local Pickup Only Found in the ruble of an abandoned business we designed this vintage air flow meter to mount on reclaimed oak with a vintage style Edison bulb and brass turn socket behind. It’s a small retro piece of Detroit’s industrial history and makes a wonderful detail focal point […]

Floral Plaster Corner Lamp

  Item #253 – $315 Local Pickup Only This beautifully designed historic plaster molding was carefully taken from an abandoned Detroit apartment complex that was riddled with fire damage. We meticulously preserved the plaster and applied a new protective finish and then mounted it on reclaimed pine recovered from the same building. Two vintage style […]

Artisan Elephant Stands

Custom Order – SOLD Found standing in the middle of an abandoned basement near Detroit’s Northend, these two elephants are a tremendous example of the cities rich art history.  This pair of beautifully detailed elephants are made from plaster by local artist Sam Pacini, who started crafting works of art in 1960. We carefully patched a couple holes […]

Fuse Box Lamp Stand

Custom Order – SOLD Designed around a reclaimed 3 foot tall fuse box from an abandoned church near Detroit’s New Center, this unique standing lamp and shelf becomes the focal point of any space. The base was symmetrically crafted using reclaimed pine and precisely cut to fit a section of galvanized pipe running through the […]

Steamer Trunk Corner Shelf

Custom Order – SOLD Custom built using reclaimed pine sub-floors this 7 foot tall bookshelf is truly a work of functional art. Designed around a single steamer trunk cut into 3 pieces each piece is carefully placed to create a well balanced sense of space and structure. This corner wrapping shelf embodies the essence of […]

ReNu Coffee Shop Sign

    Custom Order – SOLD This double-sided sign has been hand-cut and built with a custom internal frame. Each side of the logo lights up with customizable lighting strips that are remotely controlled, and the sign has been finished with reclaimed wood from pallets gathered within Detroit city limits and is mounted with a […]

Pair of Window Lamps

  Item #239 – $250 Local Pickup Only Crafted using a pair of frosted glass window panes with handmade wood frames from reclaimed pine 2x4s found in Detroit. Each lamp comes with an Edison bulb, twisted cord with flip switch, and porcelain socket. They are sold as a complimentary set. To Purchase This Product Fill […]

Drawer Book Holder

Item #034 – $95 Local Pickup Only Handmade using a single deconstructed built drawer from a century old abandoned Detroit home. To Purchase This Product Fill out the Form Below *Please Include Item Name and Number*