Originally inspired by the bumps lining the sides of subway platforms, this pattern when magnified and carved into the bottom of these two tables reminded the maker of the belly of a mythical beast and so the Dragon Tables were born.
Reclaimed Douglas Fir • 2 tables combine w/ matching grain & carving can be arranged as long rectangle or large square • 3 1/2' x 7' x 30'' each
XOX Belly Table
The XOX Belly Table is made from reclaimed White Oak barn wood. It features over 130 hand chiseled wood stitches and patches. The legs are mortised in by hand. The pattern of bubbles combined with the X shape of the wood stitches reads XOX.
Reclaimed White Oak barn wood• 1 table • 5' x 7' x 30''
The Toad Table is made from recycled Douglas Fir from Hollywood California. It features hand chiseled legs and is carved on the bottom to resemble the belly of a toad.
Recycled Douglas Fir • 1 table • 3 1/2' x 6' x 30'' each
Belly Button End Tables
These voluptuous end tables are made from reclaimed Oak Dunnage that traveled for years on the Santa Fe train line. It features hand mortised legs, wood stitches, and a bottom carved to resemble a belly button.
Reclaimed Oak Dunnage • 2 tables • 18" x 30" x 30'' each
Bowling Alley Dinning Table and Benches
This table and benches were created from recycled Maple bowling alley. The base of the table is made from a reclaimed factory metal bench. The benches feature hand-cut dovetail, and finger joints.
Recycled Maple bowling alley • 1 table & 6 benches • Finished w/ warm linseed oil & bees wax • table is 9' x 3 1/2' x 30'' • benches are 4 1/2' x 20" x 20"
Red Barron Bar Table
This series of 11 signed and numbered Red Barron Bar tables were custom made for Downtown LA's Resident bar. They were made from recycled Douglas Fir beams and solid 3/8" thick powder coated aluminum tops. Playing with weight and size, these sturdy outdoor tables add a touch of color to the bar's earth-toned garden.
Recycled Douglas Fir & Powder coated Aluminum• 11 tables • 20" x 40" x 18'' each
Bunk Bed Side Table
The Bunk Bed Side Table was designed with the top bunk in mind. It is made from recycled Douglas Fir from the porch of a house in Hollywood California. It features 43 individual legs and a spring loaded button embedded in the front of the table top that when pushed does nothing but bring the participant joy.
Recycled Douglas Fir & a Walnut button • 1 side table • 18" x 20" x 83''
Ping Pong Table
The Ping Pong Table is made from recycled Douglas Fir base and 3/8" thick solid powder coated aluminum table. It features a laser cut solid powder coated aluminum net.
Recycled Douglas Fir & Powder coated aluminum• 1 table • 9' x 5' x 30''
Walnut Pony Coffee Table
The Walnut Pony Coffee Table is made from recycled Douglas Fir legs with a live edge Claro Walnut top that was urban salvaged by Sam Moyer.
Recycled Douglas Fir & Urban salvaged live edge Claro Walnut • 1 coffee table • 20" x 30" x 16''
Polliwog Coffee Table
The Polliwog Coffee Table is made from 1" thick recycled plexiglass bank window carved to resemble polliwogs just emerging from their eggs. The 99 legs are made from bendable aluminum armature wire covered in black rubber hose and tipped with cane ends.
Plexiglass bank window & Aluminum armature wire • 1 coffee table • 48" x 48" x 14-20''
69 Leg Coffee Table
This Coffee table features a recycled Douglas Fir top with 69 Legs made from recycled Maple work benches. It has spline joinery that intersects with the legs with a half lap joint that is hidden within the table structure. The legs are featured in the top of the table as a detail.
Recycled Douglas Fir & Maple • 1 coffee table • 20" x 36" x 18''
In Out Table
The In Out table is made from Oak recycled from the LAX airport and Douglas Fir Top and shelves. There are no handles it is designed so if you push one drawer in the other will pop out.
Recycled Oak & Douglas • 1 table • 55" x 20" x 35''
Inky, Blinky, and Pac-man tables
The Inky, Blinky, and Pac-man tables are designed after the popular video game Pac-man. The tall tables represent the ghosts and the shorter table is shaped like the iconic video game character Pac-Man. The Pac-Man table was originally designed to fit to the corner of your couch as a rest for a drink, a book, or your glasses.
Recycled Red wood, Douglas Fir, LAX airport Oak legs, & recycled Maple • 3 tables• Ghosts are 12" x 14" x 30'' • Pac-Man is 25" tall with a 12" circumference.
Pac-Man is available
Cloud Pony Bench
The Cloud Pony Bench is made from recycled Spalted Oak Dunnage from the Santa Fe train line. It features hand mortised legs and a bottom carved to look like the Michelin Man's belly.
Recycled Spalted Oak Dunnage • 1 bench • 20" x 36" x 20''
Baby Whale Belly Benches
The Baby Whale Belly Benches are made from Red Oak beams that were originally used as pedestals for the sculptures of the artist Dustin Yellin at the Samuel Freeman gallery. These upcycled benches were custom designed for Samuel Freeman with a carving inspired by his family farm's freshly plowed spring fields that happened to look like whale bellies.
Double recycled Red Oak beams • 4 benches • 20" x 36" x 20''
The Scissor Chairs are inspired by the look of folding chairs but made with static joints that make them sturdy and strong. The seat features a french stitched black leather cushion.
Recycled Douglas Fir & Industrial cutoff black leather • 4 chairs • 20" x 20" x 32''
Bounce Back Bankers Chair
The Bounce Back Banker Chair is made from four recycled ikea legs and two seats of repurposed Oak bankers chairs. It features two metal springs from the bankers chairs and the plastic feat on the front are recast from recycled aluminum cans.
Voted #2 Ikea hacker 2011
Laminate bent ikea legs, Red Oak & aluminum feat • 1 chair • 30" x 24" x 36''
Grasshopper Lounge Chair
This Grasshopper Lounge Chair is made from recycled Oak Dunnage from the Santa Fe train line. It features a cantilevered seat, half lap joints, and live mortis tenons. The seat and back are carved for comfort.
Recycled Oak Dunnage • 1 lounge chair • 30" x 36" x 36''
Grasshopper Lounge Chair
This Grasshopper Lounge Chair is made from windfall Persimmon wood that fell in the 2011 windstorm at the Los Angeles Arboretum and Botanical Garden. It was sold in the Forces of Nature auction with partial proceeds going to the Arboretum to replant new trees.
Windfall Persimmon • 1 lounge chair • 30" x 36" x 36''
Bubble Belt Chair
The Bubble Belt Chair was designed intentionally to be the most wasteful chair by allowing the user to use a new sheet of bubble wrap with every sit. It highlights the abundance of waste used during shipping and encourages people to be mindful. It was made from recycled Douglas Fir that was once a conveyer belt in Cannery Row in Northern California. The use of this wood lends to the critique of shipping because it was originally used for the mass production of sardine canning.
Recycled Douglas Fir conveyer belt • 1 chair • 30" x 60" x 36''
Kick Ass Chair
The Kick Ass Chair is a motivational chair. When you pull on the strings you get a friendly reminder to keep it moving. It features recycled wood found on Alameda st in Los Angeles and a boot by Redwing.
Douglas Fir, cotton rope, a black bungie cord, & a Redwing boot • 1 chair • 40" x 20" x 34''
Marshmallow Woodblock Print Bench
The Marshmallow Woodblock Print Bench is made from windfall Persimmon wood that fell at the Los Angeles Arboretum and Botanical Gardens in the 2011 wind storm. It features a relief carving that depicts a field of of growing marshmallow boxes. Before being turned into a bench nine hand rubbed vacuum pressed embossed prints were created from the bench top. This piece is part of an instillation that was shown at the Anderson Ranch Art Center in Aspen Colorado and will be featured at the Los Angeles Craft and Folk Art Museum.
Persimmon wood & Spalted Oak Dunnage • 1 bench • 60" x 18" x 20''
The Lowback Chairs are made of recycled Douglas Fir and feature half lap joints and mortis tenons. The seat is hand carved to for comfort.
Recycled Douglas Fir • 5 chairs • 20" x 20" x 30''
Mission Sleigher Bed
The Mission Sleigher Bed combines a mission style bed with a sleigh bed. It features recycled Douglas Fir, rails and slats, and recycled raw Cedar planks to ward off moths.
Recycled Douglas Fir & recycled raw Cedar planks • 1 bed • 80" x 60" x 44'' • Queen size
Marshmallow Box Garden
The Marshmallow Box Garden instillation features hand made boxes growing out of a fallen tree as a direct metaphor for making objects out of urban salvaged wood. The boxes are made from a variety of Oak Dunnage, the stems are made from steam bent Ash, and the tree is an Aspen tree that was damaged in a storm and removed from the Anderson Ranch property. Each box holds one marshmallow and the tops are held on with magnetic clasps.
Oak Dunnage, steam bent Ash, & raw Aspen tree • 1 bench • Boxes are 1 3/4" x 1 3/4" x 1 3/4'' • Full installation included 147 boxes and stems
These Construction Coasters feature a notch in each side which allows them to interlock to form aesthetically pleasing sculptures. Designed to encourage people to play and use coasters without being urged to do so.
Variety of recycled wood • 3 1/2" x 3 1/2" x 1/4''
God Save the Queen Beehive
The God Save the Queen Beehive is a traditional Japanese style beehive. It was commissioned by Walker Rollins, owner and operator of One Strong Hive. The beehive is made out of recycled Douglas Fir beams and features finger jointed boxes fitted tight without glue so it doesn't contaminate the honey. It has a cast cement weight at the base and hemp rope binds the piece together. Inside stainless steal wires supports the honeycomb. There are CNC mill carvings of bees featured on the front of each box.
Recycled Douglas Fir • 20" x 20" x 60''
Play Trays click together with notches in their sides to form unique serving tray sculptures great for parties. They are made from a variety of recycled hard woods and are finished with food grade oil.
Variety of recycled wood • 12" x 12" x 3/4''