Alabama Sawyer

Birmingham, AL

"Transforming Alabama's urban timber into elegantly crafted furniture, designed to delight and endure"
Run by its founders, Cliff Spencer and Leigh Spencer, Alabama Sawyer, designs modern, environmentally sustainable products from fallen trees in the Birmingham, Alabama area. Since we began, we have diverted hundreds of logs from the landfill by transforming them into award-winning furniture and products for homes and businesses.

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How do your pieces come to life? Tell us one interesting thing about your creative process?

"Every piece of wood is different. Even if it's a standard design and size, the wood has to be laid up per the patterns in the wood grain."
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What do you want people to do or feel when they encounter your creations?

"That naturally growing, domestic wood is even cooler than farmed and/or imported exotic wood. I want them to want to touch it and take care of it."
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What funny moments, unexpected surprises, or obstacles have you encountered?

"we often find bullets or stray pieces of metal in the wood. As long as we find it before it ruins a saw blade, this is entertaining."
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