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Rack, made out of 15 different sorts of reclaimed wood. Among others: Srapwood from the central carpenter's workshop of documenta 13 in Kassel, former handrails of a hospital staircase in Hamburg, torn down years ago, rests of pallets of a nearby mercery cutoff pieces from a shelving system, I transformed for a Hamburg photographer, various pieces from torn out windows of tenement buildings in hamburg between 1910 and 1950, a sorted out IKEA-rack, 80 year old flooring, scrapwood from theater decorations, built at Studio Hamburg, Pieces from Hamburg public benches, a walnut-board, that a collegue sorted out while moving his studio and many more. Feel free to visit my website: www.gelebtesholz.de to see more of my work and to read about my concept (english texts on request).

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Table made out of countless small and smaller pieces of reclaimed wood found in and around Hamburg, Lindau / Bodensee, Austria and the USA. The plate has a sandwich core out of recycled plywood and chipboard and is patched between 4 and 5 cm with the visible pieces. Legs are detachable. Weight: approx. 90 kg, took 9 months to complete. A longer description with all stories about the origin of the scrapwood on request per e-mail (2 pages in German language). Please visit my website: www.gelebtesholz.de to see more of my work and to read about my artistic concept. English versions on request per email.

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Table made out of countless small and smaller pieces of reclaimed wood found in and around Hamburg, Lindau / Bodensee, Austria and the USA. The plate has a sandwich core out of recycled plywood and chipboard and is patched between 4 and 5 cm with the visible pieces. Legs are detachable. Weight: approx. 90 kg, took 9 months to complete. A longer description with all stories about the origin of the scrapwood on request per e-mail (2 pages in German language). Please visit my website: www.gelebtesholz.de to see more of my work and to read about my artistic concept. English versions on request per email.

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Tray made from 12 different sorts of reclaimed wood. Among others: Scrapwood from the central carpenter's workshop of documenta 13 in Kassel, former handrails of a Hamburg hospital, that has been torn down years ago, rests of pallets of a mercery in the neighborhood of my studio, tropical wood pallets from the port of Hamburg, cutoff scrap of a shelving system, I transformed for a Hamburg photographer, rests of a window, I found in the trash of a woodworker in my house, pieces of old IKEA-shelfs, old floorboards and an old folding rule.Please visit my website: www.gelebtesholz to learn more about my work and concept. Email me for english texts.

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Pending Lamp made out of wood that has been in use before and is charged with history and stories. Please visit my website: www.gelebtesholz.de to learn more about my concept that is between conceptual art and furniture design.

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Rack made out of reclaimed pine boards formerly used on scaffoldings. Around the outside and upper sides a strip of marqueterie made of very small pieces of multicoloured scrapwood of all sorts. The inner side of the strip is decorated with a rose pattern coming from a recycled tablecloth from the 1950s. The height of the shelf space fits DIN A 4 folders for office use. Please visit my website www.gelebtesholz.de to see more of my work and to read about my artistic concept. All texts are available in English language. Galerists and retailers welcome.

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Pending lamp made out of wood that has been in use before and is charged with history and stories. Please visit my website: www.gelebtesholz.de to learn more about my concept that is between conceptual art and furniture design.

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Bench made out of various pieces and of local and tropical reclaimed wood. Sorted out public benches from Hamburg , a door frame from a Hamburg office building of the 1960s, a beech stool from another office, a 1930s oak-livingroom-table, found in an abandoned factory building in Geesthacht, and many others. Partly double layered. Waterresistant glue. Please visit my website www.gelebtesholz.de to see more of my work and to read about my artistic concept. All texts in English language on request by email. Retailers and galerists welcome

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Bench made out of various pieces and of local and tropical reclaimed wood. Sorted out public benches from Hamburg , a door frame from a Hamburg office building of the 1960s, a beech stool from another office, a 1930s oak-livingroom-table, found in an abandoned factory building in Geesthacht, and many others. Partly double layered. Waterresistant glue. Please visit my website www.gelebtesholz.de to see more of my work and to read about my artistic concept. All texts in English language on request by email. Retailers and galerists welcome

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Chair made out of second Hand scrapwood, charged with history. Please visit my website: www.gelebtesholz.de to learn more about my concept of work, that is on the borderline between conceptual art, sculpture and furniture design.