End Grain: Repurposed, Reimagined


Morgan library pieces get extended shelf life.
By Brendan Isaac Jones
Page: 64

From the November 2010 issue # 186
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The call came as monumental calls do – in the middle of hanging upper cabinets.

“My name is D—, and I need you to build me two walk-in closets using J.P. Morgan’s Library.”

I sent a tack into the cabinet, stepped onto the porch, and asked D— to please repeat herself.

“I’m purchasing about 20 pieces of J.P. Morgan’s Library – the financier, who lived at 36th and Madison in New York? I need you to rebuild it into closets.”

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From the November 2010 issue # 186
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