Reducing Our Impact

I started One Man Gathers Studio for a number of reasons. First, I realized I enjoyed making things. Second, using reclaimed wood has an authentic look and feel. And lastly, I am feel I am doing my small part of reducing the amount of wood that enters the waste stream. It is estimated that the average American produces 4.4 pounds of trash every single day. The EPA states that Americans generated about 254 million tons of garbage in 2013. Wood waste is estimated to be about 6-10% of all waste created annually. Those are some staggering numbers. Enough to even get an optimistic person as myself down. Please do not despair. There are a lot of folks out doing some great things. I like to

Handcrafted in the USA. Not imported.