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Kitchen of the Week: A Frankensteined Historic House—Turned Guest Rental—in Philadelphia’s Fishtown, Before and After

KitchenOfTheWeek KitchenRemodels Philadelphia ReclaimedWood Remodel

Kitchen of the Week: A Frankensteined Historic House—Turned Guest Rental—in Philadelphia’s Fishtown, Before and After

It was a gray waxed canvas tote that first caught my eye thanks to its repurposed leather strap made from a World War II gun sling. That was at a trade show several years ago, where Margaux and Walter Kent of Peg and Awl were also showcasing wooden bath trays, “apothecary cabinets”, and rope tree swings, all of which looked as if they had been created by nostalgists with very good taste. “Our work is made from old things found and recovered from misfortune and neglect,” they explain. “When the old eludes us, we use sustainable materials. We started making...

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Kitchen of the Week: A Frankensteined Historic House—Turned Guest Rental—in Philadelphia’s Fishtown, Before and After

KitchenOfTheWeek KitchenRemodels Philadelphia ReclaimedWood Remodel

Kitchen of the Week: A Frankensteined Historic House—Turned Guest Rental—in Philadelphia’s Fishtown, Before and After

It was a gray waxed canvas tote that first caught my eye thanks to its repurposed leather strap made from a World War II gun sling. That was at a trade show several years ago, where Margaux and Walter Kent of Peg and Awl were showcasing wooden bath trays, “apothecary cabinets”, and rope tree swings, all of which looked as if they had been created by nostalgists with very good taste. “Our work is made from old things found and recovered from misfortune and neglect,” they explain. “When the old eludes us, we use sustainable materials. We started making these...

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