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railroadware

American Made Since 2006

Tim Leefeldt

Chico, California
Railroadware™ a home décor brand repurposes steel and other industrial objects by making them into functional and beautiful lighting & hardware.
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Tell us about your business.

Railroadware’s designer Tim Leefeldt is an architect from Northern California. He has designed lighting & hardware for years. All products Made in USA and stored in his barn studio. All of the common industrial artifacts he collects come from collectors and other sources and can be seen at any railroad crossing. Tim brings these common objects together and re introduces them as artsy home decorative products, such as in the Insulator light that stand the test of time one more time…

What makes your business stand out?

Tim is an architect and pioneer in upcycling, repurposing, reuse, reassigning of industrial objects into useful lighting & hardware crafts for the home or office. Nobody else makes these products all from the USA and reassigned to live fuller more appreciated lives.

What's the best business advice you've received?

Desperation is the mother of invention. -------------------------------------------- Products live more interesting lives when they are upcycled. -------------------------------------------- Original ideas need a useful purpose, quality in craftsmanship and a production economy to become products people desire.

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