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
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!
I picked this hutch bottom up for free from my local Habitat for Humanity ReStore. It was damaged, so needed a little TLC.
I bought this green wood trunk several years ago at a local thrift store for $10. It sat on my porch for three years begging for a rehab. When we moved into our new place we were in need of a coffee table, and the trunk was the perfect piece to transform! I decided to use … Continue reading Wood Trunk Rehab ~ Coffee Table
I have a growing collection of Ball Jars and finally set out to learn more about them. Bob Clay’s website offers a great deal of information on Ball Jars. The image below is from his website. If you want to learn more about the history of Ball Jars please check out his website. . Continue reading Determining the Age of a Ball Jar