The Motivation of a Builder

Up and down the interstates in Missouri and Illinois, dilapidated barns are ubiquitous. They naturally blend with their surroundings as though they’ve been there as long as the grass growing alongside them. From their frequently shabby conditions, it’s often difficult to imagine them as anything but derelict. But some time […]

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Urban Fort Play Cafe

Sometimes the job is simple, but the client is always fascinating. Take our recent work with Urban Fort Play Cafe. We did our thing–reclaimed wood tops on pub table bases in their lobby and two lounge areas. One of the tables is a really cool circle top for some great […]

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Take a break at one of our tables

The attraction of barnwood furniture is that it draws the outside in. Take this breakroom as DeliStar. Those huge glass garage doors open up to their Simple Promise walking trail through their garden area to their native pollinator restoration area (that’s butterflies and bumblebees). Sustainability–both of the land and their […]

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Tables for Teachers

Teachers work hard. No doubt about it. We have some teaching blood in the Rustic Grain veins so when Melissa at Sippy Cup Mom and Tara at Seeing Dandy contacted us about providing some tables for their teachers’ lounge makeover at Sappington Elementary we jumped at the chance. We put […]

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Boonville, MO

Built: 1857 Reclaimed by Rustic Grain: 2017 Located: 38.9331710, -92.7459249   Boonville holds a special place in the Nummela history. One evening driving back from our rustic cabin in central Missouri, our grandmother’s minivan broke down. Tim was a pipsqueak, his sister wasn’t much bigger, and we were a mile from […]

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When Beer and Barnwood Meet

Llywelyn’s is a favorite source for craft beer in St. Louis. When they were looking for a fresh look on traditional pub atmosphere in the St. Peters location, we were glad to provide our modern take on traditional woodworking. All in all we created 36 tables featuring reclaimed oak tops […]

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Building Relationships at the Table

At Rustic Grain, our mission is to create pieces for your home or business will become part of your history. That’s why we use timber reclaimed from barns that have lasted over a century–so you can create history around history. We feel the same sense of pride and responsibility in […]

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