to Recycled Design! I design and construct furniture and other
household objects from found, salvaged and repurposed materials.
Because the materials I might have available are unpredictable, so are
the sorts of objects I have available for purchase. Please email
me at firstname.lastname@example.org for details.
My family background is German, and I am part of the eleventh
generation of my people–the vast majority of whom have been
farmers–in the New World. My ancestors were Schwenkfelders who
came to the United States from the Alsace around 1730 to escape
religious persecution. They migrated through the port of
Philadelphia and settled in rural Lehigh County, Pennsylvania. I
was born in Allentown, the seat of Lehigh County, in 1961, and raised
in nearby Upper Milford Township. Both my parents' families were
farmers, and I learned from them a respect for the natural environment,
hard work, self-reliance and thrift at an early age. These
progressive values carry over into the work I do as the Recycled
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