by Eddy Cotton “heirloom noun /ˈeər·lum/ a valuable object that has been given by an older member of a family to a younger member of the same family, esp. one given several times in this way.” The holidays have come and gone, the new year is off and running. Let me tell you about a project I completed (with help…
Eco Relics has a wide variety of antiques, a treasure trove of history awaiting a new chapter in its life. Here is the opportunity to find out a little more about how these antique pieces were used, learn the history behind a few of these items, and to offer ideas for the use of these pieces.
Last month, Michael Murphy, one of the owners of Eco Relics, went to the estate sale in a farmhouse located on twenty-five acres off of Cedar Point Rd. in North Jacksonville. The farmhouse was built with bricks and beams from deconstructed southern churches.
The Custom Wood shop at Eco Relics has recently introduced engraving into their impressive portfolio. Intricate cuts and etchings are now easily accomplished with a high tech, handheld CNC router, which opens up a whole new range of possibilities for custom projects in the wood shop.
With Father’s Day quickly approaching, time is running out to find that perfect gift. If you have yet to find a something for Dad, Eco Relics is here to help.
Cameron Hartley is a woodworker. He built this stunning mantle clock as a Christmas present for his father and stepmother. This was the first clock he has constructed, and he plans on building a larger one in the future.
The Eco Relics DIY Customer Creations Facebook page is full of wonderful creations and this month we spoke with Richard Bilyard II about his beautiful cherry wood epoxy river table.
You know the old saying, “One person’s trash is another person’s treasure.” It might as well be the Code of Hammurabi at Eco Relics. If it can be reused, recycled, or repurposed, it’s not trash!
Our team of master craftsmen, known as the Woodworking Gentlemen, can build virtually anything you want from our huge selection of architectural salvage, antiques and relics, as well as reclaimed lumber and slabs.
The name “Cowford Chophouse” is a nod to the original name of Jacksonville, given in honor of the narrow point in the St. Johns River where settlers would ford the river with their cattle. Today, guests can gaze across that same river to enjoy Southbank skyline views from Downtown Jacksonville’s only steakhouse and rooftop lounge.