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Shou Sugi Ban Charred Grandfather Clock from New York City Water Tower Wood



A sleek modern take on the grandfather clock. This piece is made from historic decommissioned NYC water tower wood. The wood is torched in the Shou Sugi Ban method and then sealed with oil to achieve its beautiful color and texture. The high-torque clock motor runs on a single AA battery. This is a bespoke piece, custom dimensions, materials, colors and finishes (both interior and exterior) can be accommodated. Please inquire for pricing. All Stefan Rurak Studio pieces are designed and handcrafted in Brooklyn New York.


  • Creator
    Stefan Rurak (Workshop/Studio)
  • Dimensions
    Height: 98 in. (248.92 cm)Width: 12 in. (30.48 cm)Depth: 12 in. (30.48 cm)
  • Style
    Modern (In the Style Of)
  • Materials and Techniques
  • Place of Origin
  • Period
  • Date of Manufacture
  • Condition
  • Seller Location
    Biddeford, ME
  • Reference Number
    1stDibs: LU215535313133

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    Rates vary by destination and complexity. We recommend this shipping type based on item size, type and fragility.
    Ships From: Biddeford, ME
  • Return Policy

    This item cannot be returned.

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About the Maker

Stefan Rurak Studio

Stefan Rurak Studio's furniture defies conventional boundaries. Founded by the artist Stefan Rurak, his is a Brooklyn-based atelier that merges modern conceptual design with time-honored craftsmanship. The results are evocative, one-of-a-kind, furniture and accessories that are built to span generations. The Studio specializes in bespoke services for private clients. By collaborating with the distinctive and profound properties of materials such as concrete, steel and wood, Stefan Rurak Studio is able to craft furniture that transcends utilitarian ends, and becomes art.
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Located in Biddeford, ME
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Established in 2009
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