Modern Minimal Beam Bench Reclaimed Structural Oak Beams Welded Steel Frame

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About

This modern Minimalist bench is constructed from two structural oak beams that appear to float upon a welded steel frame. These historic beams were salvaged from a Bed-Stuy brownstone during demolition, likely dating from the 1860's the character of the oak timbers is enhanced by the hand-hewn adze marks and hand-cut mortises.

As seen in images benches are finished in natural oil with blackened steel or white, measuring 17" D x 98" L x 20" H.

This is a bespoke piece so custom dimensions, materials, colors and finishes (both interior and exterior) can be accommodated. Please inquire for pricing.

All Stefan Rurak Studio pieces are designed and handcrafted in Brooklyn New York.

Customization Options

Custom sizes available Stone options available Oak, Ash, Cedar, Redwood, Maple, Sapele and exotics offered Oil or lacquer Painted finish option

Details

  • Condition
    Excellent. Made to order.
  • Dimensions
    20 in. H x 98 in. W x 17 in. D
    51 cm H x 249 cm W x 43 cm D
  • Seller Location
    Brooklyn, NY
  • Number of Items
    10
  • Reference Number
    LU215535257463

About the Maker

Stefan Rurak Studio's furniture defies conventional boundaries. Founded by the artist Stefan Rurak, his is a Brooklyn-based atelier that merges modern conceptual design with time-honored craftsmanship. The results are evocative, one-of-a-kind, furniture and accessories that are built to span generations. The Studio specializes in bespoke services for private clients and releases collections in boutique limited editions. By collaborating with the distinctive and profound properties of materials such as concrete, steel and wood, Stefan Rurak Studio is able to craft furniture that transcends utilitarian ends, and becomes art. Stefan Rurak faked his own death on the French Riviera, renovated gilded-age hotels in Poland, and was questioned by the FBI over a misunderstood piece of performance art, all long before crafting furniture. It was Stefan’s fascination with Zen Buddhism, and the powerful parallels he found in the act of woodworking, that eventually drove him to apprentice under one of New York City’s most respected custom woodworkers. Stefan Rurak founded the Studio based on the vision that furniture can not only fulfill functional needs but also have the expressive power of fine art.
About the Seller

1stdibs seller since 2016

Typical response time: 4 hours

Located in Brooklyn, NY

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