Its name comes from our original Sugar Stool design, created from antique heart pine beams salvaged from Brooklyn's historic Domino Sugar Refinery.
Our Sugar Stools are crafted in small batches at our Pennsylvania factory—come behind the scenes with our team as we highlight the process.
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Antique heart pine beams are acquired from timbers of century old buildings, many of which were former textile mills and warehouses. Heart pine is extremely stable and has rich tones of amber and gold, making it the perfect foundation for our Sugar Stools.
THE CNC PROCESS
After flattening both ends of the beam, a CNC machine precision-cuts a faceted hex design into the top end.
Next, the beams are taken into the woodshop where the sides are chainsawed into a tapered, freeform profile, making each stool unique.
All sides, including textural sawcuts are sanded. A non-toxic clear coat is applied, revealing each stool's stunning wood grain. Finally, each piece is assembled with foot blocks and tagged with a brass Uhuru authenticity tag.
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