Pine Beetle Kill Furniture Maker Turns Media Star

Posted by Bill Esler | Posted: 12/01/2012 11:46AM


Azure Furniture founder Corbin Clay was selected as a finalist in Ketel One Vodka's Gentleman's Call competition, cited for hand building custom furniture from beetle-kill pine.

Clay founded Azure Furniture, Inc. in 2009, with a mission to introduce beetle kill pine into the modern furniture market, making use of millions of acres of pine beetle killed trees - and attract environmentally conscious furniture buyers and those attracted to 'Made in America' wood furnishings.


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