Pittsburgh Steeler

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January 15, 2009
Originally published in The New American Home
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  Jeff Walz gazes over the railing from the front stoop of his recycled steel–and–glass home, which replaced the quaint-but-decrepit 140-year-old farm-house in which he’d originally planned to reside
    Jeff Walz gazes over the railing from the front stoop of his recycled steel–and–glass home, which replaced the quaint-but-decrepit 140-year-old farm-house in which he’d originally planned to reside
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  Still life with IKEA lampshade and ventless fireplace. The unfinished, black, welded- steel railing borders steps made of framing lumber, which emit a friendly, old-fashioned creak as Walz treads up and down.
    Still life with IKEA lampshade and ventless fireplace. The unfinished, black, welded- steel railing borders steps made of framing lumber, which emit a friendly, old-fashioned creak as Walz treads up and down.
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  The open office and bedroom reside on either side of the second story catwalk. Below, Walz rests on a George Nakashima–inspired bench designed by architect Harry Levine’s Uncle Murray, while industrial designer Scott Summitt sits in a vintage Eames rocker.
    The open office and bedroom reside on either side of the second story catwalk. Below, Walz rests on a George Nakashima–inspired bench designed by architect Harry Levine’s Uncle Murray, while industrial designer Scott Summitt sits in a vintage Eames rocker.
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  Summit created a functional kitchen island out of Walz’s childhood workbench, fitting 
it with various IKEA parts. The vice makes an ideal wine grabber, and pieces of black iron pipe hold candles. “Now it’s very Martha Stewart,” jokes Summit.
    Summit created a functional kitchen island out of Walz’s childhood workbench, fitting it with various IKEA parts. The vice makes an ideal wine grabber, and pieces of black iron pipe hold candles. “Now it’s very Martha Stewart,” jokes Summit.
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