VisuaLingual Ol Pine Heart Warmer at Restoration Hardware

VisuaLingual Ol Pine Heart Warmer at Restoration Hardware

We’re so pleased to announce that our Ol Pine Heart Warmer bundles are now available at Restoration Hardware, in an exclusive red linen wrap that’s perfect for holiday gift-giving.

This order was a major undertaking for us, so allow me to share a glimpse into our recent past. We purchased old stumps from a source in Alabama, and processed them by hand to eventually arrive at small, bacon-like pieces of fatwood, as you can see in the foreground:

VisuaLingual Ol Pine Heart Warmer at Restoration Hardware

The stumps were chopped into smaller pieces of the right height, and then split by hand in small batches:

VisuaLingual Ol Pine Heart Warmer at Restoration Hardware

Each bundle was individually weighed and secured with rubber bands:

VisuaLingual Ol Pine Heart Warmer at Restoration Hardware

At some point, I started in on some supplemental splitting to make sure that every piece was of the right size and quality:

VisuaLingual Ol Pine Heart Warmer at Restoration Hardware

Four bolts of red Belgian linen were cut down into small strips:

VisuaLingual Ol Pine Heart Warmer at Restoration Hardware

Each strip was individually screenprinted by hand. Once the run of 6,500 prints was done, we were left with enough fuzz to make one more strip:

VisuaLingual Ol Pine Heart Warmer at Restoration Hardware

A price sticker was adhered to the back of each hang tag:

VisuaLingual Ol Pine Heart Warmer at Restoration Hardware

All of these supplies were carried up to our third floor studio, including bundles of cardboard boxes:

VisuaLingual Ol Pine Heart Warmer at Restoration Hardware

Once each carton was packed and sealed, it received 8 labels and was sequentially numbered:

VisuaLingual Ol Pine Heart Warmer at Restoration Hardware

We led our hard-working crew in bringing down the cartons and arranging them in the proper order on each pallet:

VisuaLingual Ol Pine Heart Warmer at Restoration Hardware

It was all a lot of work, plus some blood, sweat and tears, but the result is a super-premium, domestically sourced, pre-prepped fatwood in a pretty package:

VisuaLingual Ol Pine Heart Warmer at Restoration Hardware

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