Lately, I’ve been really drawn to furniture made from scrapwood. I thought that I really loved dark wood, and while I still do, I’m really warming up to the idea of seeing it paired with wood in other tones. The Oops Crib from Structured Green is a great example, but I’ve been looking for more affordable options. The designs by Etsy seller ecotables don’t quite have the light/dark contrast I’m looking for, but for $150-250, I really can’t complain.
The tables are made of recycled and reclaimed wood from beer tanks, water tank wood, and salvaged barn wood. Some of the wood also comes from the remnants of larger tables the designer has made, and he works with redwood, cypress, claro walnut and poplar. They all have a reddish tint to them. Although I’m not sure whether that’s the natural color or comes from stain, the red hue makes them feel warm and inviting. What I love most is that in each slice of wood, you can see the varying ages and levels of patina. They really have character and a modern aesthetic that contradicts their rustic origins.
I want one.
Why It’s Green:
- Handmade of recycled and reclaimed redwood from beer tanks, water tank wood and salvaged barn wood
- Some wood comes from remnants of larger tables the designer has built
- Finished with non-toxic natural oil and natural, homemade wax