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open ended end table

by John Preus
Handmade
Recycled
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  • the story

Warmly Weathered

Made from discarded metal shelving units and cedar wood fencing, this eye-catching table brings a rustic touch to your home. Artist and builder John Preus was inspired by found materials around his hometown of Chicago, along with their relationship to our material history. An industrial example of the passing of time, this handsome side table is highlighted by a warmly weathered finish and a rich natural patina. Handmade in Chicago.

Due to the nature of the reclaimed material, we are providing the following warning with each end table, as required by law:

WARNING: This product may contain one or more chemicals known to the State of California to cause cancer or to cause birth defects or other reproductive harm.<

Unfortunately, this item cannot ship outside of the United States at this time.

Due to the nature of the materials used, we are providing the following warning, as required by law:

WARNING: This product may contain one or more chemicals known to the State of California to cause cancer or to cause birth defects or other reproductive harm.

  • details
Handmade
Recycled
Item ID
24740
Made from
reclaimed wood, reclaimed metal, reclaimed plastic
Measurements
Approx.: 14" cubed
Notes
Care: clean with a damp cloth, occasionally dust with furniture polish.
  • the maker

John Preus

John Preus' work as a designer, builder, and artist explores the complex relationship between humans and the objects they surround themselves with, specifically the transfer of value between things and humans. Preus imagines his work as "articulating social relations in material form." He has roughly 16 years of building and designing experience including a 2-year apprenticeship with award-winning furniture-maker John Nesset, and stints in various cabinet shops and carpentry crews. He developed and managed the fabrication shop for Chicago artist Theaster Gates, from 2011 to 2013, producing a series of successful exhibitions and spaces, most notably the Dorchester Projects, 12 Ballads for Huguenot House in Kassel, Germany for Documenta 13, and An Epitaph for Civil Rights and Other Domesticated Structures, at Kavi Gupta gallery in Chicago.

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