Season 2010 Episode 02.23.10

Process: Farm Tables With David Ellison

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Read the full Etsy blog post.(Animation by: Julia Pott, music by: Eric Beug, photos courtesy of The Lorimer Workshop) New England is a corner of the United States rich with tradition. David Ellison, known on Etsy as lorimerantiques, and to many of his Providence, Rhode Island neighbors as The Lorimer Workshop, builds furniture steeped in such tradition. He is not only fascinated by the New England legacy, but also by how the simple styles of tables built by farmers have evolved in different regions. While his original enthusiasm for woodworking stemmed from restoring antique furniture as a hobby, David's interest in the tradition of farm tables turned into a passion, as evident by the stunning conversation pieces below. Incorporating the history of the wood with a modern aesthetic, David's tables organically serve as a home's nucleus.....moreless

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