A couple years ago I stumbled upon a lumber mill that specialized in reclaimed wood and custom milling. After looking around and finding some incredible reclaimed offerings (most of which I couldn’t afford), I saw a pile of wood chips surrounded by sun bleached soda bottles and crumpled paper. But this wasn’t any pile of wood chips, through the pile I could see a few live edge cut offs peeking through. Texas mesquite cutoffs. At least 8 of them.
I asked the mill operator if they were for sale. He laughed, and asked why I would want that trash, I politely smiled and replied, “for some projects”. One of those projects is shown here, the other one received the same treatment and is now in my living room. I have one more lying around that will receive the same process when I find an interested buyer.
One day I will…
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