Bindle and Keep

Bindle & Keep

We have been designing a new line of work-space furniture for Bindle & Keep in Brooklyn. HBO and Lena Dunham will be filming a new series about then in November. Stay tuned for a post with the custom designs we came up with for their new space!

The owner Daniel is an amazing guy! We met in June when he personally fitted me for my wedding suit. We thought it would be fun to trade our skills. A bespoke 3 piece wedding suit for a bespoke table and benches. Not a bad deal!

For his table we used reclaimed heart pine from a 125 year old Washington DC row home that was town down. I wanted the finished product to be modern with a strong nod to the history of the wood. We cleaned all the rough surfaces to reveal the amazing old growth grain of the heart pine. When then hand selected each piece of wood for each table part. The finished product is simply stunning!

Bindle and Keep



Reclaimed Wood Furniture Photo Shoot with Mary Kate McKenna

Product Photoshoot

Bryan and I had a photo shoot with MK from Mary Kate McKenna Photography the other day. We had a great time. We loved working with her so much we decided to make her the official photographer of Kurtz + Atkins products.

If you are in the DC area please check her out!



We could not be more pleased with the outcome!

Simpson Strong-Tie – DIY Done Right

I was contacted last month by Simpson Strong-Tie to take part in their DIY Done Right Campaign. I jumped at the opportunity, since we were in desperate need of additional organization in our workshop! We desperately needed a shipping and receiving area, so we could quickly process website orders. Simpson sent us two kits and $50 to Home Depot to create whatever we wanted! Bryan came up with a design that maximized every square inch of available space we had.The project took us an afternoon to complete. The kits are very easy to use!

BeforeWe could not be more pleased with the outcome!

The best part is one lucky follower will get a kit and $100 to Home Depot to get their DIY on! Who doesn’t love free?! Additionally, Simpson will be giving away $2000 worth of powertools and hardware!

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IKEA Kivik couch reclaimed wood arm wrap

IKEA Kivik Couch Update

I am updating this post because I have gotten over 400 emails about this post! 95% of the questions are about the custom reclaimed wood arm wrap in the photo! We are constantly making new stock, so check back frequently. Are you interested in designing a custom wrap to match your decor? Please email me at Don’t have an IKEA Kivik? We have made armwraps for West Elm, Pottery Barn, Arhaus, Restoration Hardware, Caret and Barrel just to name a few!

Here are a few of our most recent arm wraps!

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