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29 Apr: Eco Relics June 2015 Custom Work Gallery Jacksonville, FL

This old Philco radio was once the centerpiece of someone’s living room. Its art deco features recall the golden days of radio, when the whole family would gather around to partake in the technological miracle of FM broadcasting. The radio came to us in pieces, its vacuum tubes and speaker no longer functional. Our artists reimagined the radio as a…

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20 Apr: The Wood Shop is Open! (But We’re Still Working on it…)

At long last, the Eco Relics shop is operational! Doug “the Termite” has moved in and is now constructing custom builds on-site rather than at his home shop. The sawdust is flying, but many details are still sorting themselves out. The Termite says, “It’s not down to a science yet.” The final layout of tools and work stations will be…

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20 Apr: Woodworking Projects with Reclaimed or Salvaged Lumber Jacksonville, FL

Woodworking with reclaimed and salvaged lumber is a great way to lend some authentic Americana to a DIY project. “Weathered” is not a look that is easily faked. When done wrong, it just looks terrible. On the other hand, genuine patina not only adds aesthetic value to a piece, it can also provide a protective covering to material that might otherwise…