This is the Story of a Girl

At Rustic Grain, we love working with wood, but we love working with our customers and fans even more. A year or so ago, Emi reached out to us because she saw our tables at Llewelyn’s and wanted something similar to use as a desk in her room. While we […]

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Time-Honored Tables in Ladue News

Many thanks to Alecia Humphreys and Ladue News for their recent feature of Rustic Grain, Time-Honored Tables. They captured the spirit and motivation of our business as well as the care and quality we put into all our pieces. For three decades, Ladue News has been bringing community highlights to the […]

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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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Investing in furniture, family, people.

I just talked with a future client who is taking down some trees on her family’s property in Southwest Missouri and wants to have some tables made from the wood that’s recovered. A long conversation ensued about the process of making timber. She and her family are excited to go […]

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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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