Excerpt from Dan:

…No two pieces are the same. Every board, shutter, and door has a unique weather-beaten history. “I rely on the inspiration of the moment to create each piece,” says, Dan. He draws on whatever he has lying around the shop (barn windows, driftwood, oars) to fuel the inspiration.
“The idea is to recycle. A lot of old barns are going down and being replaced with strip-malls and developments. This is a way to recycle that history of Lancaster County with some creative and unique,” explains Dan. The goal is to create timeless pieces of furniture, as if they could have been made 150 years ago, to suit modern lifestyles. Dan doesn’t paint the wood but takes it down to its original patina, usually using tung oil to create a warm contrast between the aged color-tones and the bare wood…

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