I know I can’t be the only one who always needs more deskspace. Whether it’s to layout everything I need to do, draw and design to scale, or just display pictures and chachkies that lift me up when I’m hard at work. Actually I DO know that I’m not the only one because we’ve just … Continue reading The Space It Takes
As mentioned in our most recent post, we just finished a really unique wine rack for a realtor in the DC area. We know that the future homeowner of the newly renovated house is going to love their custom built-in! Here is how it looked after installation! We also wanted to take the time to show … Continue reading UPDATE: MAD Wine Designs, Plus Floating Shelves!
For the majority of K+A’s projects, we use reclaimed pine wall studs from Baltimore and Washington row homes more than 100 years old. It’s not just about all the luscious colors and wood grain accents in all their glory; however, it’s also about taking in the history that they bring into our shop and allowing … Continue reading Reclaimed History
We had not made a traditional farm table in several months when we got the order in for this table. It was fun to get to go back to the basics and create a piece similar to what got me started making furniture full-time! Needless to say, I have come a long way since the … Continue reading The K Street Modern Industrial Farm Table
We have been working with Towne Realty and MAD Properties on Washington DC row home renovations. Most of the wood we use on the projects come from Washington DC row homes that are being renovated. It is extremely rewarding to take wood that most people would throw away and breath new life into it. Taking … Continue reading Washington DC Row Home Restoration
My IKEA Kivik couch armwraps are great for updating your couch. It’s convenient place to set your remote, coffee, laptop, or a nice glass of wine. These simple and beautiful piece is a space saver for your living room!
I am always adding new designs to the armwrap line-up. My latest batch includes two eco-friendly plywood designs. Check back often as I am always adding more!
If you have a couch square arms I can do a custom piece! Email firstname.lastname@example.org for instructions on how to measure for your custom couch arm wrap!
A friend asked if we could build a few of these honeycombs for her. It was a fun side project. We used eco-friendly plywood so there is no formaldehyde in the ply. We will be making more out of domestic hardwoods.
I found this vintage Lineberry cart at my local Habitat for Humanity ReStore. It was a steal because of the rough shape. A little elbow grease and paint stripper and it looks amazing!
One of my favorite parts about spring is planting our garden. Now that we are renting we are limited to containers. I will be building wood pallet planters this weekend for tomatoes and peppers. Here is my day one progress! Continue reading Spring Planting!