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Local artisans turn yesterday's goods into home decor
Local artisans turn yesterday's goods into home decor

With shabby-chic design back in high demand, there’s no shortage of mass-produced decor disguised as antiques. But the genuine article — the old form reclaimed with a new function — is much harder to come by. With a nod to the Depression-era adage, “Waste not, want not,” these are the stories of three artistic visionaries giving new life to items once thought to be years past their prime. Old Wood, New Furniture General Manager James Battaglia is one of five men running Baltimore’s Sandtown Millworks, hand-building furniture made almost entirely from the discarded innards of the city’s rowhouses. “As a company, we believe incredibly...

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