We ENVISION a shared, community-focused, artisan center.

A few months ago, we published the post below on our blog and facebook page…we are actively looking for artisans, skilled tradepeople, and artists that are looking for shared work space. We are working on a community focused artisan space that provides services to the surrounding neighborhoods and city at large…We are currently negotiating the purchase of a building in MidCity Buffalo, not far from ArtSpace and Main Street… Some IDEAL tenants, entrepreneurs, artisans might provide the following services…. –window restoration/repair, stain glass. –lighting restoration, polishing, rewiring, repair –bicycle repair –appliance repair –small engines repair/restoration… –furniture refinishing/restoration/reupholstering –blacksmithing artist/welder –furniture … Read more

ReUse Action’s wood being used!

Check it out!  I took some wood from ReUse Action’s indoor lumber yard, processed it at the Rusted Grain woodshop, and am making a cabinet for a client.  The wood comes from the demolition project ReUse Action’s Green Demo Team conducted in South Buffalo in September.   Flush doors with tongue and groove paneling and a very simple face frame and body structure. They will be using their new cabinet in their dining room to put extra plates and table settings when not in use. Check out the progress so far…panels glued, table top made, face frame complete…it just needs to … Read more