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Tenebras Dressing Ladder - Black Walnut

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Oakland, CA-based maker Andrew Germann named his company Tenebras after the Latin saying "post tenebras lux," translated as "light after darkness." Part storage solution, part display piece, his dressing ladders are a creative place to hang blankets and clothes.

  • Created by Tenebras.
  • 18"w x 1"d x 72"h.
  • Your purchase of this FSC-certified product helps support forests and ecosystems worldwide. Learn more.
  • Solid black walnut wood.
  • Hand finished with oil.
  • Designed and made in Oakland, CA.
Meet The Maker

Andrew Germann started Tenebras in Ann Arbor, MI, with the goal of quality over quantity, and keeping the personal touch in each piece that he makes. Having since relocated to Oakland, CA, he continues to handcraft furniture using sustainably-harvested wood.

Maker: Tenebras

We create: Handmade hardwood furniture

We use: Wood, glue, oil, and lots of sandpaper

Based in: Oakland, CA

Favorite local hangout: Tacos Mi Rancho taco truck at Lake Merritt

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Wipe clean with a damp cloth or wax furniture polish.

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