A historic set of hand forged andirons has been re-crafted to become the base of a incredible old black walnut top.
This unique hall /sofa table looks grande. The andirons were rescued from a nearby southern mansion built in the 1800's.
The size of these beams combined with the striking grain pattern catches your eye immediately. This great piece serves as a coffee table or a bench or both!
This is an antique factory cart, manufactured by the Lineberry Foundry and Machine Company in North Wilkesboro, North Carolina. Sometimes referred to as railroad carts, these were originally used in railroad depots for transporting luggage, and later used in furniture manufacturing. This makes a great coffee table and conversation piece.
This is an incredible example of wood and iron, creating a unique table or bench. The wood is old pine beams stacked three high, with distinctive grain and markings on a gutter form from early 1900's. Both were found and rescued in
Nash County, NC.
A big pine beam measuring 15/14" stood the test of time and weight in the tobacco warehouse. Beautiful growth rings are evident. The wood is supported by four 1800's cast iron wheels from Historic New Bern, NC. This will make a great end table or coffee table.
This beam that supported the second floor of The Richmond Maury Tobacco Warehouse in Wilson, NC, has been sanded and repurposed into a wonderful coffee table that could also provides extra seating. The marks of man and time are evident on the surface. The beautiful patina of old pine glows in this table. There is vintage copper insert in the mortis joint, as seen below.
1827 heart pine floor boards float suspended on metal legs to create the top of this appealing coffee table. Floorboards had multiple layers of paint that were sanded down to reveal the true beauty of the pine floor.
This is a beautiful long hall table created from incredible iron work.
The vintage base was finely created from hand forged iron. The top is a single slab of rare Atlantic White Cedar, 15" wide. The wood was salvaged from a boat builder's barn east of Edenton, NC., and milled over 100 years ago when the Atlantic White Cedar grew abundantly along the east coast.
This is a hard to find "The Free" cast iron treadle base. Unlike most treble base tables, he top is created with thick, sturdy, hand hewn beams from a barn or stable dating back to the early 1800's along Tar River in NC.
This Lineberry Furniture cart is a great coffee table and conversation piece. The top is old pine from a barn in Wilson County, NC. This restored original is more affordable than the reproductions you see in catalauges.
An old beam salvaged from a factory dated to mid 1800's in Nash County, NC. comes to life as a table or bench. It is true heart of pine, with beautiful deep red and golden hues that you see in wood of the era. The size is incredible, 12" by 14", and is dated at over 400 years old. The large circular saw marks on the surface add visual appeal. It is supported by iron school desk legs from the same time period. This piece is a tribute to the industrial age and is certain to be an heirloom and conversation piece!
Beautiful reclaimed American Tulip Poplar on simple iron frame creates a table with many possibilities. The grain and texture of the wood invite you to look and enjoy.
Handcrafted metal legs support three American Tulip Poplar beams resulting in a great coffee table. The wood has a great look with a beautiful tone and color. The beams were salvaged from a cabin.
Two hand hewn beams from a barn in Wake County, NC support a 1/2 inch glass slab (16"x48")
The sill plate from a colonial dwelling near Eureka, NC has all the desired signs of being hand hewn, The broad ax marks, the adze marks and the pegged tenon. Standing alone this beam will make a sculptural statement. This wood is pure art.
L Beam Table/Bench on Iron: This is the last piece from Red Oak Woodshop's rare L Beam collection--all hand hewn, heart pine from the 1700's on hand forged iron legs. You will never see another piece like this, it is true museum quality art that can handle ruff and tumble use!
This table has legs of German made, hand wrought andirons from likely the 1700's. Topped by a single slab of 3 inch thick Atlantic White Cedar (extinct at this size) this is a super rare piece. This table is a delight for all the senses, you must see it an FEEL it to truly appreciate it's beauty.
This immense beam served as foundation support for a 250 year old barn outside of Raleigh, NC.
The beautiful old pine is hand hewn with striking grain patterns, wood tones and evident joinery. The legs are copper.
1895 support beam on vintage wheels makes a one of a kind coffee table/bench. This heart pine beam has character that only wood this age could have. It will not only be a conversation piece, but an heirloom!
his is an exceptional piece of old growth Atlantic White Cedar on a vintage treadle base from Singer. Atlantic Cedar is extinct at this size, and the small ones that are still growing are federally protected. This however is a beautiful reclaimed slab almost 25" wide with beautiful tone and grain. Discovered in a boat builders barn outside of Hereford, NC.
red oak's Bio
Two friends inspired by the love of old wood and antique materials formed Red Oak Wood Shop.
The creators and artists are, yes, two women, Jan Sullivan-Volz and Marilynn Barner Anselmi. Red Oak Wood Shop focuses on creating distinctly unique pieces of furniture using locally reclaimed materials. Our handcrafted, one-of-a-kind creations convey the strength and beauty of their agricultural and early industrial origins.
Our mission is to incorporate these reclaimed materials in a creative way resulting in functional works of art. The results are distinctive furniture that transforms your living space and inspires conversation.