Benvenuti and Stein
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Benvenuti and Stein contemporary living room

Benvenuti and Stein

Library, living room, Chicago north, custom cabinetry

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rbcola wrote:
We love your library cabinets, please let us know about the cabinets. Thank you! - What type of wood? Color? Stain? How can we do something like this in our home library? Is the wood mahoghany? Birdseye maple with a dark stain? How can we achieve this look?
   Comment   April 28, 2012
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i'm sorry to hear it's exotic wood from a country that has been ravaged for centuries. one person commented that there are too many books. i find that incomprehensible. how can you have too many books? (that would be too with two "o's")
March 18, 2013 at 8:28am   
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With the creative genius of Benvenuti and Stein.....I'll bet you can find a wood that fits your budget and your earthly ethics. There are many beautiful woods grown in NAmerica and elsewhere that are specifically for cutting/building. PLUS.....there is so much being done with bamboo.....maybe not as unique as this W. African hardwood.....but I'm betting Messrs. Benvenuti and Stein....can come up with appropriate suggestions. Believe! Believe!
March 18, 2013 at 10:08am   
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ebag wrote:
Floors - What kind of wood floors were layer down ?
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Trim paint - What is the blue trim pain?
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Where is the couch set from?
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