RG Featured in Missouri Business Alert, “Furniture Maker Rustic Grain Gives New Life To Old Barns”

Check out the following article on Rustic Grain by Morgan Denlow of Missouri Business Alert: http://bit.ly/1f80Y8f ‘Growing up on the East Coast, Jimmy Farah used to build furniture with his grandfather, and his appreciation for crafted wood eventually became a hobby. So while Farah drove with his wife from New York to their new […]

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The Rustic Chic Wedding Movement

Photo by: Pat Furey Photography Since launching my event planning company a year and a half ago, I have witnessed the “Rustic Chic” wedding aesthetic become more and more of a trend.  It a designscheme that allows for a lot of flexibility because with small accents and decorative changes the […]

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Farmhouse Table – Suprise Gift

One Rustic Grain customer wanted a custom designed table as a surprise gift for his wife.  We complied and went along with the surprise down to the delivery.  We received the following email from the satisfied wife.

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Patchwork Coffee Table/Chest

This is actually the coffee table chest from our Shabby Chic project.  We originally did patchwork for both the end table crate and the chest.  We later applied the paint sanded and refinished the wood.  Tell us which version you like in the comments section below.  

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Reinventing Personally and Professionally

Old things, like people (and wine), become more interesting the older they get. That’s why I love transforming an old item into something entirely different – it’s both a second chance at life and a means of honoring and preserving the scars the journey left on the item. I love […]

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The Pogue Barn, 1857 Edwardsville, IL

This classic pre Civil War barn came to Rustic Grain off of a piece of land in Edwardsville, IL.  The barn was constructed in 1857 by the land’s owner, Mr. Pogue.  This property has the distinction of having the oldest written description of a parcel of land found in the […]

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Craftsmanship: History and Future

When looking at furniture, people often come back to the word craftsmanship, as an intrinsic value they want to see imbedded in the objects they use. In this age of mass production, where wood is shipped from the US to Asia only to be returned to us as an overly […]

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Classic Farmhouse Table, Cross Legged.

Nick came to us looking for a custom kitchen/dining room table for a remodeling project.  He wanted crossed legs and unique hardware.  Rustic Grain came up with the design he was looking for including the incorporation of some old metal stars which once capped metal rods that were once used […]

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