Handcrafted Charcuterie Boards

Handcrafted Charcuterie Boards

For a limited time we are offering Black Walnut and Spalted Maple Handcrafted Charcuterie Boards with any purchase of $500 or more on our website. ...
Four Benefits of Buying Custom Furniture for Your Home

Four Benefits of Buying Custom Furniture for Your Home

Buying customized furniture ensures you will end up with a piece that is ideal for your room when it comes to style, shape, size and color. But that’s not the only benefit that comes with buying custom. Read on to find out more about why you should consider going the customized route for your next furniture purchase.
How to Set Your Dining Room Table for Any Occasion

How to Set Your Dining Room Table for Any Occasion

Well, you’ve just done it. You’ve just gone out and purchased your very first reclaimed wood dining room table. You love its unique characteristics and the durability it provides; and the fact that it is an eco-friendly piece of furniture is an added bonus.
The Perfect Piece of Custom Wood Furniture

The Perfect Piece of Custom Wood Furniture

Getting a piece of custom wood furniture designed for your home is very exciting, but it can be challenging too. There are many things to consider when communicating with your designer. With that in mind, here are some tips that will ensure you find the perfect piece of custom wood furniture.

 

Making Your Dining Experience More Eco-Friendly

Making Your Dining Experience More Eco-Friendly

With an increasing emphasis on sustainability, both people and businesses are thinking of things they can do to be kinder to the environment. When it comes to the dining experience, there are several ways to make your dining experience more eco-friendly. Read on to find out about energy saving steps and materials that will make for Mother Earth approved dining. 
Hardwood vs. Softwood

Hardwood vs. Softwood

Although the terms hardwood and softwood refer to the way trees reproduce and not the actual density of the wood, in general, most hardwoods are denser and sturdier. However, this is not always the case, for example, balsa is one of the lightest, least dense woods there is and it is still considered a hard wood.
Finding Eco-friendly Finishes for Your Reclaimed Wood

Finding Eco-friendly Finishes for Your Reclaimed Wood

If you are committed to saving the environment, adding reclaimed wood furnishings to your home décor is a great way to start. Reclaimed wood decreases the demand for newly harvested wood, it is kind to the earth and let’s not forget about how great it looks in your home.

But you can completely reverse all the good you are doing with reclaimed wood by using the wrong type of wood finish. In this article we will explore different options for finding eco-friendly finishes for your reclaimed wood. 

Reclaimed Wood Meets Sporting Goods

Reclaimed Wood Meets Sporting Goods

As the world becomes more eco-friendly, many businesses are looking to recycle materials rather than waste them. As a result, the reclaimed wood trend is one that is gaining in popularity

Reclaimed wood is often used to create furniture items, but with a bit of ingenuity, it can be used to make just about anything. In fact, Caleb Campbell and his dad Scott Campbell use Oregon white oak they find on forest floors to make bike frames. Find out more about these creations and what this father/son duo are doing to save the environment.

For more information on our products or to design your custom piece today let us know!

Find Out Why Shiplap is Still a Top Trend in Interior Design

Find Out Why Shiplap is Still a Top Trend in Interior Design

If you are up on interior design trends, you have probably been hearing the word shiplap a lot lately. Shiplap may be the hottest thing in home decor, but it refers to a style that has been around for years.
Best Places to Find Reclaimed Wood for Your DIY Project

Best Places to Find Reclaimed Wood for Your DIY Project

Reclaimed wood is becoming the new trend in interior design. It decreases the demand for virgin wood from forests, it’s some of the strongest wood you can find, and it has a great character that makes every piece unique.
New Sustainable Hotel

New Sustainable Hotel

The world is becoming more environmentally friendly and hotels are getting on board. They are aiming to conserve water and energy, they are using more eco-friendly products, they are recycling, cutting down on waste and even offering more organic choices on their room service menus.

But there is one hotel opening in 2022 that will be taking it to the next level…and that’s the 1 Hotel London Mayfair.

Repurposed Wood Brings Hope to the Community

Repurposed Wood Brings Hope to the Community

In the Baltimore neighborhood of McKean Park, abandoned buildings are just another sign of the high crime, high dropout rates and prevalent drug dealings that are destroying the community. But fortunately, there are local residents that are trying to turn it around. Brick and Board's efforts have proven successful and repurposed wood brings hope to the community.
Bring Farmhouse Style into Your Home

Bring Farmhouse Style into Your Home

If you are a fan of rustic interior design, giving your home a farmhouse look can be a dream come true. And despite what you might think, achieving this look can be very doable, even in the most modern settings.
How to Incorporate Reclaimed Wood

How to Incorporate Reclaimed Wood

With a growing emphasis on creating an eco-friendly world, reclaimed wood is becoming more than a design trend. It’s a greener way to manufacture furniture and other goods. And this makes perfect sense. 
Urban Wood Goods Holiday Giveaway

Urban Wood Goods Holiday Giveaway

The holidays are a great time to think about those in need. We might think about giving a blanket to the homeless woman on the corner, inviting someone who is lonely to a holiday dinner or making a sizeable donation to our favorite charity.

We are proud to announce the Urban Wood Goods Holiday Giveaway!

reclaimed wood goods

Reclaimed Wood Watches for the Win

Eco-friendliness is more than a trend, it’s a way of life.  Efforts are being made to conserve natural resources and it’s apparent in the way we live, the things we eat and even our fashion choices.

Behind the Scenes...A Tour of Exchange 312 in Chicago!

It's always exciting to see our reclaimed wood furniture in its new home. It's especially cool when you really love your client's design choices, space and approach to business. Last Tuesday afternoon we had the opportunity to not only tour a client's space, Exchange 312, but also work at a reclaimed wood conference table we built for them. Exchange 312 was built for the community to " Create, Collaborate, & Celebrate."

Add a Fun Pop of Color to Your Conference Table, Dining Table, Desk or Shelving Unit!

For a limited time only, from July 25th thru Aug 1st, we have a fresh offer to get excited about! Use code "POPOFCOLOR" at checkout to receive a f...
Custom reclaimed wood conference tables for a client's office in Santa Monica

Custom reclaimed wood conference tables for a client's office in Santa Monica

Connecting with like-minded, forward-thinking clients who value sustainability is the reason why we exist.  These reclaimed hardwood conference ta...
Falling in love with cool finds at an estate sale

Falling in love with cool finds at an estate sale

When you can’t be outside on rainy spring days and you know the weekend sales have started...estate sales, garage sales, etc., I do a quick scan to...

Looking for Rays of Sunshine in Chicago in January

Sometimes, January in Chicago can feel never-ending. The forecast for Wednesday is a high of -13 degrees...Yes, that is the high!  My personal goa...
Reclaimed Wood Table at 1 Hotel Brooklyn Bridge

An Imperfectly Perfect Reclaimed Wood Table at 1 Hotel Brooklyn Bridge

I stumbled across a hotel review for 1 Hotel Brooklyn that was just published today in a UK publication. Since I have not been to NYC in sever...
reclaimed wood shelves in a kitchen

Home Design Trends published by Houzz for 2019, highlighting "Wood!"

Each year, Houzz publishes its annual home design trends online. We scanned the 32 popular trends to find all those pertaining to our favorite material...You guessed it....Wood!! 

Our favorites and most relevant to what Urban Wood Goods does were #3 Wood on wood (on wood), #15 Natural wood vanities, and #24 custom wood wall treatments. 

Houzz highlights that many of the most popular kitchens in 2018 featured a whole lot of wood. Wood is being used though not only for the cabinets but for floating shelves, island tops, and countertops, cladding on walls and ceilings,and in furniture such as custom wood dining tables like Urban Wood Goods creates. 

Create a powerful work surface rich with character.

Create a powerful work surface rich with character.

Our increasingly digital world requires power.  Strengthen corporate image and workplace culture by incorporating the character and beauty of our reclaimed wood while keeping connected.  
Reclaimed Wood Furniture Promotes Sustainability

Reclaimed Wood Furniture Promotes Sustainability

Our furniture consists of 100% reclaimed wood. We take pride in using materials sourced from trees cut over 100 years ago. Our team works hard to breathe new life into this beautiful reclaimed wood. You can rest assured, your decision to purchase our furniture has had a net positive result on the environment.
Old Growth vs. New Growth Lumber – Which Is Better?

Old Growth vs. New Growth Lumber – Which Is Better?

Everything you need to know  If you’re planning to buy reclaimed wood furniture, old growth lumber would be an ideal material. Though it’s not easy...
Urban Wood Goods & Founder Erin True featured in the HUFF POST!

Urban Wood Goods & Founder Erin True featured in the HUFF POST!

Read about Urban Wood Goods early beginnings 8 years ago. Urban Wood Goods' founder Erin True is featured alongside two other creative entrepreneurs about their experience building a small business by starting on the ETSY marketplace. 

Read Huff Post article here

Use code "GIVETHANKS" at checkout for a surprise discount through Nov 26, 2018 at midnight cst.

No such thing as a self-driving woodshop; built to order, handmade, custom work is what drives Urban Wood Goods.

No such thing as a self-driving woodshop; built to order, handmade, custom work is what drives Urban Wood Goods.

  We run a large woodshop that produces custom orders every day.  Our team is always exploring ways to make things run a little smoother around the...
URBAN WOOD GOODS HELPS OFFSET NEGATIVE IMPACTS OF DEMOLITION

URBAN WOOD GOODS HELPS OFFSET NEGATIVE IMPACTS OF DEMOLITION

We source 90 percent of our wood materials from deconstruction and demolition projects.  Reclaimed old growth douglas fir floor joists make beautiful tables.  We have a market for this material and it in turn encourages more deconstruction. Urban Wood Goods is proud to be a part of the solution.