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We train formerly incarcerated people to repurpose discarded materials into home furnishings & incubate them into their own businesses
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    eThanks!
    We'll send you a heartfelt Thank You via email, with a picture of one our smiling participants.

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    Let's Get Personal
    A hand-signed note of thanks signed from our entire crew will arrive via post in your mailbox.
    Recycled paper.

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    Hand Made Hand
    Fabulous and functional, this cotton kitchen towel sewn from scrap features a handprint of one of our participants in non-toxic vegetable dye paint. Take that, Martha Stewart!
    20" x 20" Handprint colors vary.

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    Open Door Policy
    At Refoundry we open doors of opportunity for people -- help us keep them open with hand-branded doorstops fashioned from our very own wood scraps.
    Planed angle. Woods and sizes vary.

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    Give 'Em The Business
    Everything in your life should have a story, so why settle for an ordinary, mass-produced desktop business card holder? This one is made of reclaimed wood, and hand-fashioned by one of our participants. Each is as unique as the people who make - as well as those who receive it. Yeah, we mean you.
    3.5"W x 2"H
    Woods vary.

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    Cell Mates
    A perfect companion for any smart phone, Refoundry's cell phone stand is made of reclaimed wood, so each one is as distinct as it is functional. A channel in the rear allows you to hook up your charger so your phone can chill out while juicing up.
    3.25"W x 4"D x 1.5"H Woods vary.

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    Down For The Count!
    A petite wallet made from scrap leather and hand-stitched by the folks at Pen & Pistol -- Refoundry's beta-incubation project. Founder Ralphy Dominguez took the name from Dumas' classic novel The Count of Monte Cristo. Look in on our $150 Reward for the citation.
    Available in brown, black or white leather. Hands vary.

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    Who Wants To Cut The Cheese?
    You will, with this handsome cheese/cutting board. Made from reclaimed wood hand-selected and crafted by our participants. Like all Refoundry product, finishes are non-toxic.
    12.5"L x 10.5"D Woods vary

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    A Wise Choice
    Reward your friends with the story behind your hand-stitched wallet or passport holder, crafted from scrap leathers by Refoundry's beta incubation project, Pen & Pistol. Founder Ralphy Dominguez saw in Dumas' famous line in The Count of Monte Christo -- "More dread from a pen and a sheet of paper than a sword or pistol" -- that positive self-determination could help others like himself choose creativity over crime. Or just tell them you're into leather.
    Select a traditional (his) or passport-sized (hers) wallet.
    Available in black, brown and white leather.
    Hand vary.

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    Profound Reflections
    Playwright Eugene O'Neill said, "Life is a solitary cell whose walls are mirrors" -- so he probably wouldn't select this reward. But we see our mirrors as a reflection of our program - not confining, but expansive and full of possibility. Crafted from reclaimed wood by hands whose every crease and scar tell a story as rich in detail as the frames themselves. 14x20 - able to be hung vertically or horizontally.
    Available in a choice of black, natural or white finish. Woods vary.

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    What's Your Bag?
    This smart satchel is stitched from pre-washed scrap denim and features reclaimed wood handles. Order it plain, or for no additional cost we'll have renowned graffiti artist Karlos Marquez tag you bag with "Refoundry".
    24"W x 14"H Woods for handles vary,

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    We Got You Over a Barrel
    Round coffee tables made from old wine barrel tops from California vineyards. Nice!
    Iron hairpin legs ship detached; screws and pre-drilled holes provided.

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    That's Just Plain Cool
    BEST DEAL!
    What do you get when you cross an old metal egg crate, some vintage scrap fabric, and a world class designer? A beautiful storage ottoman fit for any room in your home. Refoundry's co-founder, Cisco Pinedo, came up with this inventive idea, and our participants create each one to order.
    Approx. 17"W x 13"D x 16"H
    Fabrics and sizes vary.

    Refoundry Supporter/Listed on website

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    This Bench Warrants Your Attention
    You'll go AWOL over this beautiful bench on hairpin legs upholstered in repurposed army tent canvas. Perfect for an entryway, the foot of the bed, a window seat - even in front of the sofa. As stylish, versatile and eco-friendly as our Egg Crate Ottoman ($500 reward), they make a great pair (that's called upselling, baby!). And all for a good cause. Go ahead - make our day!
    30"W x 14"D x 18"H
    Ships with legs detached; screws and pre-holed drills provided.

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    Our Signature Pieces
    These table tops are our participants' favorite piece to create. After selecting the wood and exploring the grain, texture and tone of each reclaimed plank, beam or slat, participants assemble the wood in their own unique vision - as they say, putting part of themselves into every design.
    Each table is signed and dated by the participant who crafted it.
    Choose any size up to 30" x 42" as either a coffee table (18"H) or dining table, console table or desk (30"H)
    And iron legs ship detached; screws and pre-holed drills provided.

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    Experience Refoundry & Fine Cuisine. Or Not.
    Meet our entire team with an exclusive tour (for two) of our new facilities -- made possible by your generous contribution to this campaign! Then dine compliments of ABC Home at their award-winning ABC Kitchen, featuring only the finest natural ingredients from regional farms and fair trade cooperatives.

    Or if you'd prefer, we'll send you our Wood Box Coffee Table: Designed around a repurposed shipping crate and featuring a soft top upholstered in reclaimed fabrics, this exquisite piece provides extra storage, comfortable seating, and distinction.
    38"W x 26"D x 18"H Fabrics may vary.
    Angle-iroh legs ship detached; screws and pre-drilled holes provided.
    Shipping costs to Canada & Mexico for Coffee Table only.

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