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[UPDATE: This story was originally published on December 13.]
You can't turn a cheek in S.F. without stumbling upon a gorgeous reclaimed-wood something. From buzzy coffee shops to restaurants du jour, the handiwork of S.F. woodworkers is literally laid out right in front of you. Those benches you're perched on, the art you're admiring — okay, we get it — locals go gaga for this stuff!
So, to get a peek at what's beyond the sawdust, we invited ourselves into the workspaces of nine S.F.-based craftsmen (and women!) to see what all the fuss is about. Lo and behold, we found that these tree-loving laborers are just as cool and stylish as the pieces they're pumping out…read on for what makes their "material" world go 'round.
Photographed by by Rachelle Manning
Los Angeles deserves a round of applause this morning, because we’re this close to officially winning over another New York-based celeb. TMZ reports that Girls creator and star Lena Dunham has thrown down nearly $2.7 million on a beautiful home just south of the Sunset Strip. We spoke with Dunham’s real estate agent read
We're still working on Hollywood to flip the script when it
comes to diverse representations of people in media, but there are still plenty
of fine films you can watch in honor of Women's History Month. Whether you want
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