I am a Midwestern girl who grew up watching my dad build beauiful, traditional furniture that we dislayed and used in our home.

After leaving the nest and moving into a small one bedroom apartment in Hawaii, I quickly realized if I wanted to get furniture that used quality materials, fit into the awkward nooks of our apartment, AND was affordable, I was just going to have to make it myself.

Now I have moved back to the mainland to the St. Louis area and have brought my furniture fascination with me. Here I plan to continue growing Ames Reclaims and hope to have a higher output than was practical when in Hawaii.

I am not a professional carpenter by any means, but my pieces are functional and made with a lot of heart.

Ames Reclaims products use recycled materials that I often pick up at the local re-use store.  These materials add a lot of character and charm to my pieces and truely create furniture that is unique.

I hope you get as much joy out of the use of my furniture as I do making it!


It is Ames Reclaims' mission to prevent unnecessary waste from entering our landfills by "reclaiming" used materials and giving them new life as unique furnishings for your home.

Interested in Purchasing?

If you are interested in purchasing any of my pieces look for the 'Currently FOR SALE' label at the bottom of the post to make sure it is still available. Once the piece has been purchased I will update the label to SOLD.

When you find something that is perfect for your home, please contact me by sending me an email: AmesReclaims (at) gmail (dot) com

I will answer your inquiries as soon as possible with additional information for payment and pickup options.

Currently, I am only selling pieces in the St. Louis, MO area.

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