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October 17th, 2012
  • Anna and I were married at the church we've been restoring on October 6th. Everything was perfect. Pictures coming soon.
  • Furniture production was slow over the past two months as we finished up the church and prepared for the wedding, but we have some great new stuff in the works. Please check back soon.

  • October 16th, 2012
  • Finished up a matching coffee table and side table today.

  • July 27th, 2012
  • Managed to get some new vintage industrial inspired items finished this week amidst many non-furniture related projects. More new items coming soon.

  • May 4th, 2012
  • Modern LP Storage Bins now available.

  • February 26th, 2012
  • Sneak peek of Modern Artifacts in Richmond below...

  • February 24th, 2012
  • We will be changing our name soon to Orchard Street Studio.
  • We will be having a Deal of the Day in an attempt to clear out some space. Items will be showcased through Twitter. Follow us here :#OrchardStStudio
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  • January 26th, 2012
  • Working on the fixtures for Modern Artifacts in Richmond. We'll be busy right up until their opening on March 1st. (www.modernartifactsrva.com)
  • Proud new owner of a 1950's Whitney S-105 planer. It's awesome!

  • October 28th, 2011
  • Added some new items today.
  • Finished up another entertainment center and side table this week...

  • October 21st, 2011
    • Getting settled into the new building and working hard getting caught up on orders. Many new customer designed pieces coming soon.
    • We are now offering powder coat finishes (including clear) on all our steel furniture.

    September 4th, 2011
    • We're excited to announce our purchase of a 10,000 square foot building here in Lynchburg. We'll be moving all of our equipment and supplies over the next week or two so please bear with us as we get situated. More updates to come soon!

    July 20th, 2011
    • Finishing up 40 chairs slated for a new restaurant in Omaha, Nebraska. More new items coming soon after.

    May 19 th, 2011
    • Finishing up quite a few custom items over the next week or so. Please check back!

    April 8th, 2011
    • New nightstands are almost ready. We're off to PA to pick up a fresh load of walnut lumber.

    March 7th, 2011
    • New cafe chairs are now available.

    February 2nd, 2011
    • Excited about getting the new lathe tomorrow even though we have no idea how to use it!

    January 25th, 2011
    • New vintage items added today.
    • A lot of new custom work on the way.

    December 15th, 2010
    • More custom items added today.
    • Started on a large stair treads project for a new loft in downtown Lynchburg.

    December 7th, 2010
    • Finished up another coffee table (picture below) and finishing up another media console.
    • Tentative DC delivery date is Sunday, December 19th.
    • Picked up a huge load of wide oak boards over the weekend in North Carolina.

    November 12th, 2010
    • DC deliveries on schedule for Monday, November 15th.
    • Cornice installment at the church should be almost complete by the end of the weekend. Pictures coming soon.

    October 21st, 2010
    • We will be adding some great vintage industrial pieces over the next couple of weeks.

    October 15th, 2010
    • A few more items added today. Have a great weekend!

    October 14th, 2010
    • Anna and I are offering free massages with our new Samson massage-a-belt!
    • Some cool vintage stuff added today.

    October 6th, 2010
    • Timber frame kitchen island and baker's rack are complete. New pictures of the church renovation project can be seen below.

    September 20th, 2010
    • Large oak dining room table is complete. Complimentary shelf and kitchen island are on the way.

    September 15th, 2010
    • Decided to turn some of our "junk" into furniture over the last two or three days. Check out the new coffee table made from materials from an old school. A new overhead lighting fixture will be posted tonight that we created from an old cast iron plowing disc. Let us know what you think!

    September 5th, 2010
    • Anna and I happened upon an industrial graveyard today. Met some nice people and acquired some great cast iron pieces.
    • Custom wine rack is nearing completion.

    August 25th , 2010
    • Back from Boston and a large order of steel is on its way. Lots of new custom work coming in the next 2-3 weeks.

    August 17th , 2010
    • In Boston for a few days working on the sale of storeURdorm. Can't wait to get back and focus 100% on creating furniture and working on the church restoration project.

    August 6th , 2010
    • Custom media console is finally coming together:
    August 3rd , 2010
    • Reclaimed some awesome oak and pine floor joists from an 1800's farmhouse over the weekend for an upcoming dining room table and shelving project.
    • Working on finishing up the walnut panels for a custom media console:

    July 27th, 2010
    • Our most recent creation, the industrial shelf will be used as a display piece at the New York International Gift Fair on August 15th-August 19th thanks to BLUEBLOOD - a luxury lifestyle goods company. You can check out their website at www.bluebloodliving.com. Tina and Alexis were more than a joy to collaborate with on this project, and we definitely look forward to working with them again in the future.
    • Great start to the vintage sale. I'm already looking forward to purchasing new equipment and finding new vintage items.

    July 25th, 2010
    • Huge Sale! 50% off vintage items through August 14th. Need to make room for new custom work and equipment!

    July 22nd, 2010 - Vintage Industrial and Custom Furniture
    I keep falling more in love with industrial design and furniture. Industrial pieces were crafted to withstand daily use in factories, warehouses, hospitals, etc. After 50-100 years of use, these items have a patina unlike anything that can be reproduced…and they are virtually indestructible. These items are ready-made conversation and signature pieces. Instead of people categorizing your tastes as Knoll, Herman Miller, or any of the other fad designers, they will grapple over the mystery…“Where in the hell did you get that?” The same with custom-made furniture. I challenge you to be unique and collaborate with a local furniture maker on a piece that only you will have. Not only will you get to own a piece of your own, you will get to meet some truly talented artists and craftsmen.

    July 21st, 2010
    • Working on the media console as well as a large order of custom tables for a local doctors office.

    July 15th, 2010
    • Hunkering down in the shop for the next month. New industrial media console and shelf coming soon.

    July 6th, 2010
    • I've been rewiring the vintage TV studio lights.

    July 2nd, 2010
    • New items added today
    • Anna and I are headed to South Boston to watch some racing.

    June 20th, 2010
    • Anna and I took the day off and hit the river. The SPF 50 didn't work, but the relaxation was worth it.
    • I added some new items this evening. Deliveries to DC are on schedule for tomorrow.

    June 15th, 2010
    • Working hard on custom orders. Check out the works in progress...

    June 9th, 2010
    • In the shop nonstop. Custom triangular and square side tables are on the way as well as a modern steel tube and walnut TV stand on casters.
    • Got back to working on the church restoration project on Cabell St. in the evenings. Pictures coming soon.

    June 1st, 2010
    • Custom made coffee tables and consoles desks are on the way. These will be made out of steel tube, glass, and reclaimed slate shingles.

    May 18th, 2010
    • New items added today and more on the way.

    May 17th, 2010
    • Back from Boston and back in the shop. New items coming very soon including a repurposed baker's rack and retro/industrial style coffee table made out of repurposed desk legs, solid walnut, and steel. Pictures should be up tomorrow.

    April 25th, 2010
    • The furniture business gets put on hold as Anna and I leave for Boston to run our other company storeURdorm.com.

    April 19th, 2010
    • New items added today and more coming in the next few days.

    April 14th, 2010
    • All of our industrial equipment has been moved in and is ready to go with the new 3-phase hookups.
    • Anna and I have refinished two Lane Acclaim coffee tables. These will be posted in two or three days for $150 each. If interested, please let us know.

    • We are still moving into the new workshop.
    • Anna and I found 30 awesome vintage television set lights. They're HUGE! Sneak peak pictures coming soon.

    March 23rd, 2010
    • The shop is moving from our church project on Cabell Street to a new 3000 square foot shop space on Kemper Street. We are looking forward to getting things moved and setup. The new space will allow us to get the church done quicker, as well as to create new custom furniture at a quicker and more efficient pace.
    • Almost all the paint has been removed from the medical cart. It's going to be an awesome piece. Check back in 3 or 4 days for photographs.

    March 18th, 2010
    • DC delivery is set for Saturday, March 20th.
    • Industrial coffee table is complete. The smaller version will be finished in a day or so.
    • Factory cart tables with steel tops are the next project. These are going to be awesomely big and heavy.

    March 15th, 2010
    • Reclaimed redwood top has been completed and installed in the new industrial coffee table base. I have to put four coats of tung oil on it, and it'll be done. Look for pictures to be posted on Wednesday.

    March 14th, 2010
    • Larry and I worked all day on the floor at the church.

    March 13th, 2010
    • Furniture-making is being put on hold as we start laying down the floor in the main hall of the church.
    • Anna is almost done stripping the paint from the dental cart. Polishing and waxing is next.

    March 10th, 2010
    • I welded and sanded a bunch of steel today. This was the first project welding up round tube. Please inquire about custom work involving round tube.
    • New SUBSTANTIAL industrial coffee table project has begun. We will be using reclaimed redwood and heavy structural steel angle and bar on this one. This should be complete by the end of next week so keep an eye on the site.

    March 9th, 2010
    • Completed a new steel base for industrial coffee tables. These should be done by middle of next week.

    March 8th, 2010
    • Two more coats of tung oil and the reclaimed wood and the next wood and steel shelf will be complete.
    • Anna and I ran some reclaimed white oak flooring through the planer and table saw today for side tables. A picture of the side table is in the sneak peak section.
    • Polished and waxed the steel for our new industrial style coffee tables.
    • Glued up some white oak for the side tables.

    March 7th, 2010
    • New reclaimed wood and steel shelf is just about finished. Three coats of tongue oil and casters is all that's left.
    • Anna is stripping the paint off of an old steel dental cart. This should be complete in a week or so. It will make a great addition to any bathroom. Sneak peak pictures of the cart will be added shortly.

    March 6th, 2010
    • Larry and I worked a half-day on the new industrial coffee tables. We're really excited about the design and future possibilities for many types of different furniture.
    • We finished reclaiming the white oak flooring on Trents Ferry. New steel and wood side tables are on the way using the white oak.

    March 4rd, 2010
    • We also worked on a ceramic hands and glass-top coffee table. This should be done in the next day or so.
    • Larry and I fabricated steel for two new industrial-style coffee tables. These are going to be awesome. These should be completed by early next week.
    • I got three shelves glued up for a new reclaimed wood and steel shelf. This should be completed by Thursday of next week if not sooner. Keep an eye on the site for new additions over the weekend.

    March 3rd, 2010
    • Deliveries went well in Baltimore and DC, although Anna and I didn't get back until 11PM. We stopped in at Modernicus in DC and Oakenshawe1021 in Baltimore. If you're looking for great mid-century furniture, stop in at either of these stores.
    • Anna and I ran the lumber for a new shelf and welded up some steel tube desk bases today at the shop. Sure beats the hell out of driving around DC all day.
    • Next tentative DC delivery will be on Sunday, March 14th depending on our progress in the shop and other sales. Stay tuned for updates.

    February 28th, 2010
    • Delivery trip to the DC/Baltimore areas is on schedule for Tuesday, March 2nd.
    • The wood reclamation project continues.

    February 27th, 2010
    • We are starting a wood reclamation project on Trents Ferry Road here in Lynchburg. We are pulling up 2000 square feet of white oak, tongue-and-groove flooring in a house that is being completely remodeled. Be on the lookout for custom items using this beautiful wood.

    February 26th, 2010
    • Anna and I found two enormous, cast-iron factory wheels today. Our imaginations are at work, but haven't quite figured out what to do with them yet.

    February 25th, 2010
    • I've started a blog and a news section for the website. The homepage also in the process of being redone. Another custom chestnut and walnut shelf is almost complete.