7 Incredible Uses for Salvaged Lumber

Mutual Adoration, the artist couple turned furniture makers, have a love for salvaged materials. Their work reflects a respect for their materials history, but what they create is entirely new. Click through to see the range of products they design—from sturdy furniture to tiny frames.

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  1. DPS Desk

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    Mutual Adoration created the DPS desk with apartment dwellers (and small home owners) especially in mind."We were lucky to find these classic midcentury desks from a public school surplus. The metal bases provided a perfect foundation for a modern desk," they said.

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  2. Union Table

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    The iconic Union Tables are a set—designed to stand together or apart. Their versatility allows them to be used apart as nightstands, together as a coffee table, or even in an entryway or home office.


    Related: 16 Style-Setting Coffee Tables You Can Make Yourself

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  3. Historic Materials

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    The materials used in the Union Table include salvaged maple hardwood flooring, framed by antique knotty pine. Each set measures 24 x 24 x 18 inches.

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  4. Frames

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    These reclaimed wood frames are one of a kind. "The Mutual Adoration frame line began as a way to utilize every last inch of reclaimed wood and other recycled materials, left over from our furniture designs," notes the team.


    Related:  5 DIY Ways to Make a Picture-Perfect Frame

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  5. Chalet Table

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    Mutual Adoration makes their Chalet Table custom depending on the client's preferences. "We have built this table in a variety of colors and finishes using a combination of reclaimed hardwood flooring and heartwood pine beams," they say.

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  6. Constellation Bench

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    Though its name may sound whimsical, the Constellation Bench is a sturdy piece of American craftsmanship. Mutual Adoration tells us, "Oak hardwood has been carefully selected, arranged, and framed with knotty pine to create a patterned surface.... The oiled and waxed finish ensure the beauty and longevity of the piece."

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  7. Industrial Clamp Frames

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    This unusual frame would look right at home in an industrial-style home or a rustic cottage. Each frame is created by clamping two pieces of glass between reclaimed barn wood.

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  8. Custom Built-in Shelving

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    For a small alcove, Mutual Adoration created this industrial pipe and reclaimed wood built-in storage. "Weathered siding from a deconstructed barn provided the perfect material for us to use as a backdrop for this built-in shelving unit. The shelves were made with structural lumber from the same barn."

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