Thankfully gorgeous furniture made from salvaged and repurposed materials is becoming more and more common. However, furniture made from old refrigerator drawers and airplane parts is quite unusual, but independent design group, WaterDrop WorkShop, does it and does it well! Their pieces are all handcrafted and always made from sustainable and salvaged woods, handpicked recycled metals and low and no-VOC finishes.
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WaterDrop seeks truth in design and by that we mean accepting and honoring not only the winding path of innovation, but also the subtle imperfections and character of materials we use. By passing these qualities to the final pieces we produce, we are forging our way into new realms of design. We take great measures towards sourcing salvaged metals, wood, or wind fallen timber in an effort to help lower our impact on the earth and to find materials with character and beauty. In doing so, our pieces embody the natural beauty of each raw material we source.
Images shown above from left to right:
1 Coldspot, $1700: made from locally salvaged Walla Walla Black Walnut, Maple and refrigerator parts.
2 Wine-O, $200: made of salvaged Black Locust and re-purposed wine corks from the Walla Walla Valley.
3 Piper, $1200: made from Northwest Black Walnut, salvaged stainless steel and hydraulic pipes from airplanes.
4 Blue Crane, $3300: made of book-matched Black Walnut salvaged from the Pacific Northwest and powdered coated steel bases.
5 Black Coffee II, $999: made of wind-fallen Walla Walla Western Red Cedar and natural steel bar.
(Images: WaterDrop Workshop)