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Felt Projects! Allison Dean, and KeenerVision Studios Gallery de Light

Our (once) large collection of manufacturer surplus felt that we salvaged from a local film production is almost gone…and local artists have been having a field day creating lovely and unique pieces using this unusual medium! KeenerVision Studios Gallery de Light: Our customer J. Kyle Keener is a fine artist/photographer who “makes one-of-a-kind sculptural lamps out of industrial artifacts recovered from the ruins of America’s industrial heartland and gives them a new life as functional art objects.” To see more of his work, check out his Etsy site here.     Allison Dean is our latest customer to creatively reuse our felt … Continue reading

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From Tabletop to Kitchen Island!

Dani and Nathan recently came to the Resource Exchange and bought a green tiled tabletop, which was salvaged from the set of a film. With some scrap wood and other materials, they turned the tabletop into a much needed kitchen island. They added useful shelves to increase storage space in their small kitchen. Dani and Nathan say that they still have to stain the shelves, but it looks pretty good so far! Thanks for sharing Dani and Nathan!

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dreamy door reuse!

Temple University film student Lianghong Deng made the short film Philosopher’s Club for one of his classes. He came into The Resource Exchange with a friend to find the perfect door…and they did!  The reclaimed door acts as a dreamy passageway in the film. You can watch the clever short here! Need a door? We have a variety salvaged from the Philly film and theatre industries. Come in and see what we have!

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