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A First Trip to a Local Brewery and the Community of Makers

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A First Trip to a Local Brewery and the Community of Makers

I recently had the pleasure of visiting another of Cincinnati's breweries, Nine Giant, for the first time. As a lover of beer - and the entire fermented beverage category - I was excited to experience the primary product, beer. I was able to taste a couple different varieties and was pleased with each I tried. The quality of the beer was top notch. What struck me most, though, was the space and the story of community that I learned about. It was clear that owners, Brandon and Mike, had a clear vision for the kind of experience they wanted to...

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Reclaimed Wood Coffee Cart Tops for Local Coffee Shop

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Reclaimed Wood Coffee Cart Tops for Local Coffee Shop

We love projects that have a cool story, and the Kiro Coffee project was a perfect one.  Kiro (named after "Chiro" in Chiropractor) was founded by a local Chiropractor who was inspired - in some ways - by the heroin epidemic. Read more about their mission and the inspiration behind their delicious coffee here: About Kiro Coffee. So, Kiro Coffee's founder came to us to see if we could use wood that they had to make some custom coffee cart tops for their new location, and we were happy to help.  The wood had come from the old Stearns & Foster...

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Reclaimed Wood is Top Pinterest Design Trend in 2017

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Reclaimed Wood is Top Pinterest Design Trend in 2017

A recent article that a friend sent my way, highlighted the top design trends for 2017 and Reclaimed Wood was at the very top of the list according to Pinterest. Closely following Reclaimed Wood on the list were Farmhouse Style and Danish Hygee. Of course, the fact that all of these design and home decor trends are among my favorite, is great! Nothing gives me more joy than creating one of a kind functional works of art from reclaimed wood to compliment the home decor styles of the people I make these pieces for.  If you are trying to figure...

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Ohio Valley Reclaimed and Northside Distilling Co.: Preserving a Story with Reclaimed Wood

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Ohio Valley Reclaimed and Northside Distilling Co.: Preserving a Story with Reclaimed Wood

Ohio Valley Reclaimed had a great opportunity this past weekend to start the installation of a custom build in downtown Cincinnati, OH. After a lot of planning and some prep work in the shop leading up to the weekend, we loaded up a truck and headed into the city to the new location of Northside Distilling Co. just one block south of Over-the-Thine. North side Distilling Co was originally founded in a barn in - you guessed it - Northside. So, when the opportunity to open a downtown location came, they wanted to preserve the feel of their barn as...

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