Coordinating Set of Home Accessories

Early last winter as we were in the flurry of preparing for Craft + Design, one of our favorite local craft shows, a newlywed couple asked if we could make a coordinating set of items for their new home. They’d seen these items in our Etsy shop and on our social media, and it had set their wheels spinning imagining an address plaque, hall bench, and coat rack for the entrance of their house. What a dream it was for us to combine all our skills to create this special grouping!

Here you can see each of the pieces in progress in our studios. The bench and coat rack hooks are forged steel, with the seat and coat rack frame made from cherry wood. The mosaics are made from a variety of glass and ceramic.

Like many of our most successful projects, this couple gave us a few particulars to work with, and left the rest of the design up to us. They told us their colors, shared photos of the entrance to their home, and mentioned some of our work to which they were especially drawn. That balance of specifics and openness allows us as artisans the structure and freedom we need to create new and fresh custom work in our signature style.

Below are photos and details of each of the finished pieces in our studios. Johannah loves to photograph all our work in the metal studio. The west-facing side of the shop space is covered entirely in large, industrial-era windows allowing for the most beautiful filtered natural lighting.

Handforged Furniture

Kyle is trained as both a blacksmith and a furniture designer, so it might not surprise you that his favorite projects incorporate both his areas of interest. Here are a few pieces he designed and created over the last few months.

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Forged bench base cherry seat PH2018

This forged bench base with a cherry seat is available in our Etsy shop and will be making its way to shows with us this holiday season. Check out our calendar to see where you can find us later this fall! Stay tuned as we add more events and locations over the next few months.

Four forged table bases PH2018

Kyle designed and forged these table bases for local woodworker Mark Rickey. They’re similar to a pair of end tables with walnut tops also available in our Etsy shop.