Hillside Millworks & Design was born out of Josh Smith’s promise to his wife, Emily. “We were living on college furniture,” he recalled with a laugh. “I made her a promise I would build her an entertainment stand, and she held me to that promise.”
Summer can be sunny and warm, beckoning us outdoors for our recreation. This year has been a little different with the COVID-19 pandemic, however, limiting our outdoor pastimes and keeping us a cooped up inside. Even if we are free to rejoin our open-air recreational groups, there will be rainy days this summer. So, now might a good time to consider taking up an indoor hobby.
The rolling greenery of Minerva contains a number of barns, but none quite like the home of Red Barn Home Furnishings. For founder, carpenter and lead designer Ben Crawford, it’s more than a business; it’s the continuing story of his family’s love of nature and trees in particular.