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The Katrina Furniture Project, formed in response to Hurricane Katrina, creates neighborhood furniture-making workshop facilities using the debris left by storm and helps build the economic and social capacity of neighborhoods in New Orleans that faced experienced severe economic and social challenges even before Katrina. The workshops train community members in making furniture and the fundamentals of business, and function as a neighborhood-based place of work and resource center while resi...

Spare Contemporary is a design company created by studio artist Elijah Leed. His rigorously minimal furniture is conceived like functional sculptures; each detail is carefully analyzed and lovingly crafted by hand. The sophisticated designs are also eco-friendly and made of reclaimed wood and recycled metals.

Scrapwood furniture can cost a fortune and has to shipped and transported to your house. Just look search around your own neighbourhood for old pallets and create your own comfy and cozy garden/terras. Just add a few pillows and enjoy the sun! #eco #environmental #green #diy #recycle #reuse

Over the last few years there has been an exciting and creative movement brought on by environmental concerns, to re-use & recycle demolition timber. The uniqueness of the timber with peeling layered paint adds to the individuality of the finished piece. Scrapwood furniture has character, history and beauty. WANT. Made from scrapwood found from a derelict city in India. $1400

Designed by Piet Hein Eek--Dutch designer originally known for using scrapwood. He now uses just about any found material to make furniture and accessories.

Scrapwood furniture by Piet Hein Eek

Brazilian designer Brunno Jahara of Jahara Studio has created a collection of furniture made using scrap wood.

I love this furniture made by a local Seattle man...made from reclaimed wood and scrap plywood, the colors and shapes are beautiful!

Architect Jennifer Siegal "built bookshelves from scrap wood, bartered for her Danish modern furniture, and haggled for a living-room rug in Morocco."