The wood may be long-dead, but it has plenty to say.
Consider the Jesus Cut. The hand-crafted wood slab table currently stored in Dudley Deffenbaugh’s garage does in fact have features that look astoundingly sacred when viewed from the foot of the table.
Near the top of the table a Y in the wood looks like a bowed head and outstretched arms. Near the bottom, a peppering of nail holes.
“This is his arm, his wound, and where they had his feet nailed.” Deffenbaugh said. “It’s pretty crazy, actually.”
There’s only one Jesus Cut table. And that’s the point of Contour Furniture.
Deffenbaugh is one of the co-owners of Contour Furniture, a furniture company he founded with his sons Jesse and Jordan and others, to craft and sell functional, hand-made pieces of art made from found and reclaimed local wood.
The Deffenbaugh family isn’t a stranger in the world of local construction and design. There’s Deffenbaugh Home and 4-D Design & Consulting…
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