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Local Furniture Maker Displeased with Ikea Opening in St. Louis

If you see what they saw, you might be in the furniture making business as well.

“Our stuff has a whole story to tell behind it,” says Jimmy Farah, Rustic Grain`s president.  “It’s real wood.  It’s not fabricated overseas.  It’s actually picked in a 50 mile radius of St. Louis.”

You might call these furniture makers from St. Louis the anti-IKEA. They call themselves Rustic Grain.

It’s a group of creative carpenters who splintered off into a new direction, making furniture from old farms and barns.

“It’s the fourth oldest barn in Madison County in Illinois,” says Farah.  “It was becoming a liability, kind of falling apart.  We wanted to breathe new life into it.  And what better way to dismantle something that was a liability and then turn into a piece that somebody could have in their home.”


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