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Woodshanti Cooperative
Bayview/Hunter's Point
Sustainable Cabinetry, Millwork and Furniture Company
Interests: environmental activism, woodshanti is a worker-owned cooperative that builds furniture and cabinetry using responsibly harvested lumber and natural finishes. founded in 1997 in san francisco's bayview district, woodshanti is a synthesis of fine craftsmanship, artistic creativity, and economic stability.
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Woodshanti Cooperative is now following Assault1964
Feb 15, 2011
Woodshanti Cooperative is now following ETF, MUTUAL FUNDS AND 401k
Feb 15, 2011
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Here's a beautiful example of a custom budget kitchen from our shop. Built using FSC certified Cherry, Benjamin Moore paint on the island, Doug Mockett pulls on the drawers and cabinet doors, and Richlite countertops. Continue reading
Posted May 3, 2010 at Woodshanti Blog
Woodshanti Cooperative is now following The Diet Guy
Apr 15, 2010
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This GreenPoint Rated project just appeared in a full page ad in the April California Home + Design. Woodshanti built the cabinetry for this Platinum NARI META award winner for Residential Universal Design. Photo credit to Emerald Light Photography and design credit to Harrell Remodeling. Continue reading
Posted Apr 7, 2010 at Woodshanti Blog
On March 9th, 2010 a story titled, "Worker co-operative: from hippy fringe to economic mainstream," was broadcast on Crosscurrents from KALW News. The story features Melissa Hoover, former bookkeeper for Woodshanti, and current Executive Director of the US Federation of Worker Cooperatives. In the piece, Melissa is quoted as saying, "that perception of co-operatives as a sort of countercultural, utopian, seventies alternative is really changing, I think. Worker co-operatives in particular, may used to have been seen as a way for middle class people to create an economic alternative so that they didn’t have to get a regular job working... Continue reading
Posted Mar 31, 2010 at Woodshanti Blog
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Currently in production on the shop floor is a custom cabinet package built from FSC certified Eucalyptus and salvaged Koa. An interesting detail of this Portola Valley home addition, designed by Field Architecture, is it's use of SIPs (Structural Insulated Panel System) to build the structure. SIPs are said to be stronger, straighter, create less waste, generate little to no dust, don't off gas, and are 66% more energy efficient than standard frame construction. The main component of SIPs is OSB (oriented strand board) which takes less energy and resources to produce than other structural building systems. Yet another advancement... Continue reading
Posted Mar 31, 2010 at Woodshanti Blog
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Mar 31, 2010
Woodshanti Cooperative is now following Mark Simmons
Mar 31, 2010
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Mar 31, 2010
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We're honored to have been nominated for the Best Cabinetry: Best of the BayList for 2010! Vote now at Best of the BayList! Continue reading
Posted Mar 31, 2010 at Woodshanti Blog
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Dec 3, 2009
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Dec 3, 2009