reclaimed textile spool hookby Robbie Cook
- the story
A Spin On History
Hang on to a piece of American history with artist Robbie Cook's gorgeously weathered Spool Hook, handmade from antique textile spools salvaged from a cotton factory-turned-WWII radial belt facility in the historic mill town of Thomaston, Georgia. Rich with character and the natural patina of industrial wear, each one-of-a-kind piece is a storied remnant of Southern textile mill that's sure to be right at home in your kitchen, entrance or bedroom. Coated with polyurethane. Wood core with metal shaft. Handmade in Georgia. Comes with 1 metal S hook and hanging hardware. Sold separately. Additional S hooks available as a set of 3.
Due to the reclaimed nature of these items, each will vary.
- Item ID
- Made from
- reclaimed steel, reclaimed wood
- 9.5" L x 5.5" diam.; 2.5 lbs.
- Wipe with damp cloth to clean.
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.
These reclaimed spools may contain lead or other chemicals that may not have been considered harmful at the time the spools were made or when they were painted with color identifiers. Due to the nature of the material, we are providing the following warning with each memento, as required by law: If you would like to return this item, please contact UncommonGoods within 30 days of your receipt of the item for a prepaid return label. They will issue a full refund, including original shipping charges. After 30 days, you can return items at any time for a merchandise refund or exchange - as part of our normal return policy.
- the maker
Robbie Cook began his product design career in 2005 with the creation of
Knobstoppers - wine stoppers crafted from vintage doorknobs.
He has continued to use his artistic eye to transform vintage pieces into new and functional designs including lighting, hardware and home accessories.
Robbie is a self-taught artist and product designer gathering inspiration from architecture, travel and history. It is important to him to create products that maintain the integrity of the vintage piece while creating a design that is as functional as it is attractive. All of his designs are made the USA.
He resides in Nashville with his wife and business partner, Angie, and his three wonderful boys, Cole, Will and Calvin.
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