The story of this cabinet by Joseph Holmes includes a 14' redwood ledger board, garage door offcuts in Spanish cedar, Alaskan cedar scraps from pipe organs, and some soft maple of undisclosed origin.
The varied materials make the piece sound potentially slapdash. To the contrary, it's elegant, seamless, and beautifully put together.
And it narrates the epochs in a life: can't ask much more from a piece of furniture than that.
Read more about this piece and the life moments it chronicles at Joseph Holmes.