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About our company

At AgainstTheGrain, we pride ourselves on creating beautiful and unique live edge products. All of our pieces are handcrafted with the utmost attention to detail, ensuring you receive a one-of-a-kind product. 

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Life is unpredictable, to say the least - but the journey is magnificent. 

AgainstTheGrain was founded by Steph Kelley who left her corporate career to pursue her true passion - live edge woodworking.  Going “against” the traditional path, Steph is determined to put her experience, creativity, and passion towards building truly unique products that embrace the natural look of wood and eccentric feeling of epoxy


Are you ready to follow your own path? 


We know that a custom live edge woodworking product is a significant investment, and we want to make sure it's an enjoyable experience from start to finish.


In addition to being highly responsive, we will ensure that your project is crafted to your specifications while providing regular updates and answering any questions you may have. 

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What drives us to do what we do

Our values are what set us apart at AgainstTheGrain. We are committed to creating beautiful and functional woodworking pieces that are built to last. We use sustainable materials and practices, and we believe in treating all of our customers with honesty and respect. At AgainstTheGrain, we strive to make every piece we create a work of art.



Creativity is at the heart of everything we do at AgainstTheGrain. Our products are custom designed to meet the unique needs and desires of each of our clients. 



We value collaboration with our clients, and work closely with them to ensure that their vision is brought to life. Our dedication to excellence in craftsmanship is reflected in every project we undertake.



We believe in the power of passion. It drives us to create the finest live edge products. We take great pride in each and every project we take on, no matter how big or small.



Along with exceptional craftsmanship, we conduct personalized communication with our clients. Communication is key to any successful project and strive to keep our clients informed every step of the way.



We like to push the boundaries of what's possible and constantly seek out new and exciting ways to create unique and one-of-a-kind live edge woodworking pieces.



We believe in being transparent with our clients and delivering accurate estimates, timelines, and results. You can trust us to communicate openly and honestly throughout the entire process.


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