Historic Detroit Fire Dept. HQ - Maple Flooring

Detroit Fisher Building furniture reclaimed lumber Workshop

Workshop currently has in stock Original tongue & groove 2-1/4" Maple Flooring from the Historic Downtown Detroit Fire Dept. Headquarters currently under renovation to be transformed into a 'boutique' hotel, scheduled to be open in late 2016. This historic Maple flooring is being sold either by the Square Foot, or priced as a Made-to-Order item. See below for our Square Foot Pricing. Contact us to provide custom piece pricing in either the Maple or our traditional reclaimed Detroit Lumber. james@workshopdetroit.com | 313.318.9029 As-is: $6.50/sf Re-surfaced: $8.50/sf  

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Detroit Fisher Building furniture reclaim Workshop

TUESDAY, DECEMBER 17 — One way to describe the Fisher Building’s newest tenant, Workshop, is that it’s a storefront that sells hand-made modern wood furniture. But that would be missing the point. Workshop is all about the reuse of wood salvaged — legally — from the deconstruction of Detroit homes to create furniture that pleases aesthetically while diverting potentially valuable debris from a landfill ending. In the eyes of proprietor James Willer, every piece of wood has an inherent value that only increases with the passage of time. “Every piece has its own story, its own history, its own life,” he says....

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