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ABOUT US

We up-cycle and refurbish quality furniture and antiques.  We treasure handcrafted furniture and decor made in the USA and strive to give it another 100 years of use in the homes of today. 

 

The pic on the right is our workshop, which was formerly a laundry mat.  It's a bit rough but is perfect for our needs.

Our workshop is located in the center of Michigan's lower pennisula in Montcalm County.   A small group of dedicated up-cyclers spends their time repairing and saving beautiful wood furniture.  We paint itmes when the wood has been damaged or is inferior so true antiques are preserved rather than changed.  This dedicated group of people have over 20 years of experience in a workshop setting.  We use quality enamel paint, several brands of chalk paint, and a variety of top coats, poly, and wax to protect furniture.  Customers are often amazed at the transformation created in our pieces.

Attending estate sales, auctions and occasional yard sales to find great pieces that need loving help is our idea of fun.  We often up-cycle things to give them a new use but really enjoy seeing the craftsmanship in some of the quality pieces we come across.   Part of our mission is to save furniture from being burned or thrown away.   It is the best feeling to change unwanted items into beautiful pieces that others will treasure. 

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Michigan was a large manufacturer of quality furniture back in the day and it's especially fun to find pieces that were made in Michigan.  America made beautiful furniture and customers are seeing the value in saving it.