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 tables seen here, are as special as finding companies who share our mission. We created this video to give a glimpse into sustainability in action...from salvaging century-old White Oak in the midwest, and turning...

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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 see where I want to start my missions and off I go. There are certain items that many people believe you should never...

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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 goal is to make it to April with as positive of an attitude as possible (and with the lowest possible heating bill, within reason at the woodshop)....

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

Home Design Trends published by Houzz for 2019, highlighting

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. 

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