With all the ongoing waterfront development, Brooklyn emerges as a hub for bespoke furniture makers. They often use high quality, exotic materials sourced locally from demolished industrial buildings. Old-growth wooden beams and floorboards. Redwood from water towers. Even this highly durable and fire resistant Brazilian walnut (ipe) salvaged from the Coney Island boardwalk. The supply of this lumber makes it profitable for makers to upcycle furniture Made in Brooklyn.