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
We needed a new bed, so I decided to clean the garage of old wood scraps. Tool List: Drill and screws, jigsaw (or handsaw), orbital sander (or sandpaper), nail gun (or hammer and brad nails), miter saw (or handsaw), polyurethane and a paintbrush. Material list: 2 wood pallets, 2 – 4×4 posts cut to 54″, 2x4s and 2x6s to make … Continue reading Reclaimed Wood Bed
Material: Discarded Wicker Loveseat This is one of my favorite makeovers. I found the wicker loves eat on the curb ready to be thrown out. I loaded it into the car and gave it a $10 makeover. I removed some of the wicker details to give the love seat a more modern feel, spray painted the … Continue reading Curb Rescue Wicker Loveseat
Material: re-claimed wood and 4 pane window Specs: 28″ width x 31″ depth x 18″ height Description: sealed for indoor and outdoor use A friend built the coffee table out of an old window and scrap wood years ago and over time two of the panes broke. It had been outside by my fire-pit for 2 years and I decided it … Continue reading Old Window Coffee Table