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Salvaged Spruce Nightstands

 

The caramel of this wood is just below the surface and not much deeper than that.  

For over a hundered years, this wood worked.  On edge, these 3 x 10s spanned long distances, and, unseen, provided the stories of a church in Queens. It's nice to think of this wood now in retirement, now in forms usually reserved for less industrial lumber, wood less-filled with knots and checks.

It is expected still to provide structure, though, now in a form to indicate the close of a day or as the setting for your lamps and evening drinks.  The sawmarks are old and honest, and their form and handles clean and simple.  You will be comforted by them, perhaps most in that moment between when you turn off your lamp and when the glow these bookends to your bed fades away.  

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