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October'19: LandRoverusa.com

BRANCHING OUT

Range rover sport owner Erin True reclaims wood from demolition and historical sites and repurposes it into beautiful furniture. ...Read More


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October'19: HuffPost.com

Here's What It's Really Like To Make A Living Selling On Etsy

Erin True, Reuben Reuel and Amy Yee harnessed their creativity and found people eager to buy what their shops sell. ...Read More


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Aug 21, 2018: Forbes.com

Land Rover Tells Engaging Owners' Stories In New All-Digital Campaign For 70th Anniversary

The video series features owners such as Erin True, an entrepreneur from Detroit who moved to Chicago to establish a business building furniture from used lumber, and who in her video says she values "authenticity and luxury." She drives a Range Rover Sport. ...Read More


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December 21: Dailyherald.com

Help from other entrepreneurs 'incredibly valuable'

An interview with Erin True, owner of Urban Wood Goods in Gurnee.
Q: What motivated you to start this business?
Q: What is the biggest challenge you face in growing the business?
Q: How did the Emerging Leaders program help you meet that challenge? ...Read More


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October 17, 2017: prweb.com

Woman Owned, Reclaimed Wood Furniture Manufacturing Business, Urban Wood Goods

Chicago area, reclaimed wood furniture business Urban Wood Goods earns certifications which will support the companies growth initiatives with commercial clients. ...Read More


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December 2015: Wood Shop News

Making good with wood

This environmentally friendly approach helps to keep these materials from going into area landfills while allowing the company to create one-of-a-kind pieces for its customers. ...Read More


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March 2015: Chicago Tribune

Chicago Tribune

As an experiment, True opened an Etsy shop in 2010 and listed the bench. It sold for $250 within days. Terrified at the thought of shipping it, she drove more than five hours to the Detroit area to deliver it. ...Read More


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April 2014: Chicago Magazine

Chicago Magazine

It started with one salvaged floor joist—a weathered but perfectly sturdy slab of wood that Erin True found while casting about on Craigslist in 2010. ...Read More


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April 2014 : Buzzfeed

Clever Products For Your Small Space

You'll wonder how you ever lived without them. ...Read More


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March 2014: Apartment Therapy

A West Village Bachelor Pad

New York-based designers Lindsay Boswell and Ali Levin have recently launched their interior and product design collaboration known as LABLstudio. And judging from this West Village bachelor pad they designed and updated, they make a great design team. ...Read More


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Jan 2014

Woodworking Network

CHICAGO, IL -- With Super Bowl XLVIII set for Sunday, Feb. 2, Chicago-based Urban Wood Goods, a reclaimed wood furniture manufacturer, nearly had a chance to be featured during the big game. ...Read More


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March 2014

Refinery29( 11 Small-Space LIving Tricks From Real Life Apartments)

See-through furnishings, whether in lucite or glass, are design classics that also give the illusion that you have much more space than you actually do. ...Read More


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Dec 2013

Sun Times

Erin True was simply looking to build a portfolio to land an art teaching gig at an elementary school. But her decision to create a bench out of recycled and reclaimed lumber for that portfolio was the seed that launched her nearly 4-year-old business ...Read More


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Dec 2013

Entrepreneur magazine

For Elisa Strauss, delivering her specialty cakes to customers from her New York City headquarters sometimes meant taking the cakes with her on commercial flights. The customer paid for the transportation, which included an extra seat for the boxed cake. ...Read More


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August 2013

Best Of Etsy: Reclaimed wood furniture sellers

One of my favorite pieces of furniture in my home is my reclaimed pine Emmerson Dining Table from West Elm. It's by far the most asked about item in the house ...Read More


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January 2013: Chicago Home & Garden Magazine

Urban Wood Goods

Treat yourself to a custom piece with a story behind it. ...Read More


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August 2012: Apartment Therapy

Make it Work: 10 Desks for Small Spaces

My husband and I have been looking for an unobtrusive desk to create a dedicated workspace for him in our small sitting room. Multi-tasking rooms such as ours call for something that makes smart use of limited space. ...Read More



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April 2012: Martha Stewart: The Etsy Show

Martha Stewart

Urban Wood Goods locker basket console table is is featured in the intro of her "Etsy Show ...Read More


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April 2012

Telling Stories, Solving Puzzles: A Table to Gather Around

We'd gotten a little casual about where we ate, with most meals at the butcher block island, its wood top sometimes kale or beet stained from dinner prep, ...Read More


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April 2012: The Kitchn

Urban Wood Goods {gosh. that's good.}

Urban Wood Goods uses reclaimed wood from the demolition of pre­ 1920s­ era structures such as buildings in Chicago and old barns from all over the Midwest. ...Read More


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Jan 2012 : HGTV Design Blog

Current & Iconic Design Trends: Vintage Industrial + Thonet Chair

Each quarter, the HGTV Home Studio co-op program brings in two interior design interns and pairs them with Vern Yin ...Read More


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Oct 2011: Thrillist

UrbanWoodGoods

From a Chi-relocated former Detroit art teacher with an affinity for snagging wood from century-old buildings, ...Read More