Here are two samples using text and boarder.  Without border images blend away.  I pasted a image from their site in the middle to compare.  Your last first time sample is  in the bottom row and all the others are from last time as test - left them just for reference.  The text is   just pasted to give reference to gif files. Try covering one image up to really see what is happening.  Can slow them down etc. Right now words and angled image are one second each and side image is 2 seconds.

 

2 seconds each image  

2 seconds each image

 

2 seconds each image  

2 seconds each image

 

image from Progressive as reference

image from Progressive as reference

thinner boarder 2 secs each

thinner boarder 2 secs each

thinner boarder 2 seconds each

thinner boarder 2 seconds each

New Hardwood Timbers & Reclaimed Century Old Rail. Chemical Free, Fresh Cut, Hardwood Timbers. We never use recycled or creosote treated railroad ties (timbers). We source our timbers fresh cut from the Cross tie factory where they have been dried but never treated with chemicals and then seasoned for over a year before ever using them in any of our designs.

Unique Custom Furniture Designs - Home and Office. Upscale, Industrial Modern, Urban Lofts, Mountain Living, Executive Board Rooms. One-of-a-kind creations by Artisan Robert Hendrick. Industrial furniture design. Reclaimed railroad steel and hardwood timbers. Stock & custom tables, desks, beds, chairs, accessories. . Private Homes, Mountain Resorts, Urban Lofts, Hotels, Corporate Offices, Libraries And Others Around The World Welcome Our Unique Creations.

New Hardwood Timbers & Reclaimed Century Old Rail Chemical Free, Fresh Cut, Hardwood Timbers. We never use recycled or creosote treated railroad ties (timbers). We source our timbers fresh cut from the Cross tie factory where they have been dried but never treated with chemicals and then seasoned for over a year before ever using them in any of our designs.

Unique Custom Furniture Designs - Home and Office. Upscale, Industrial Modern, Urban Lofts, Mountain Living, Executive Board Rooms. One-of-a-kind creations by Artisan Robert Hendrick. Industrial furniture design. Reclaimed railroad steel and hardwood timbers. Stock & custom tables, desks, beds, chairs, accessories. . Private Homes, Mountain Resorts, Urban Lofts, Hotels, Corporate Offices, Libraries And Others Around The World Welcome Our Unique Creations.

New Hardwood Timbers & Reclaimed Century Old Rail. Chemical Free, Fresh Cut, Hardwood Timbers. We never use recycled or creosote treated railroad ties (timbers). We source our timbers fresh cut from the Cross tie factory where they have been dried but never treated with chemicals and then seasoned for over a year before ever using them in any of our designs.

Unique Custom Furniture Designs - Home and Office. Upscale, Industrial Modern, Urban Lofts, Mountain Living, Executive Board Rooms. One-of-a-kind creations by Artisan Robert Hendrick. Industrial furniture design. Reclaimed railroad steel and hardwood timbers. Stock & custom tables, desks, beds, chairs, accessories. . Private Homes, Mountain Resorts, Urban Lofts, Hotels, Corporate Offices, Libraries And Others Around The World Welcome Our Unique Creations.

New Hardwood Timbers & Reclaimed Century Old Rail. Chemical Free, Fresh Cut, Hardwood Timbers. We never use recycled or creosote treated railroad ties (timbers). We source our timbers fresh cut from the Cross tie factory where they have been dried but never treated with chemicals and then seasoned for over a year before ever using them in any of our designs.

Unique Custom Furniture Designs - Home and Office. Upscale, Industrial Modern, Urban Lofts, Mountain Living, Executive Board Rooms. One-of-a-kind creations by Artisan Robert Hendrick. Industrial furniture design. Reclaimed railroad steel and hardwood timbers. Stock & custom tables, desks, beds, chairs, accessories. . Private Homes, Mountain Resorts, Urban Lofts, Hotels, Corporate Offices, Libraries And Others Around The World Welcome Our Unique Creations.

 

 

 

Below are old samples.  They are all the wrong size.  180 wide by 180 tall instead of 180x150 so should be shorter.

 

 


Your sample resized to their specs.  

Your sample resized to their specs.

 


 

We strongly discourage imitations of our designs for several reasons:

  • Your Safety
  • Our Patents
  • Laws Regarding Railroad Materials & Trespass on Railroad Right of Ways

SAFETY

WE WANT YOU TO STAY SAFE.   There are very good reasons to resist the temptation of working with comparable materials.  We use heavy industrial-grade equipment and have developed a number of processes in order to contend with the variability inherent in salvaged materials. Using home shop tools and/or working with reclaimed materials adds additional risk of personal injury not to mention damage to equipment. 

As with all heavy equipment use, there is a chance of accident, but we are very proud of our safety record.  Our Design Studio emphasizes working with care and rules are stridently enforced.  Our on site professional railroad crews know the dangers and are always cautious.  Laid rail is under heave stress and even it looks like it should just come up, it can pop and flip when rail nails and spikes are removed.  That along is reason enough to never attempt to collect rail yourself. 

PATENTS

Simple is anything but easy, but we make it look that way. We’ve invested a lot of time and effort in our work to make it safe, well-designed, aesthetically pleasing, and shippable. As such, we’ve taken the extra step of protecting our business and protecting would-be imitators from themselves.  

We have several patents pending, in addition to patents already issued including the following:

  • D680,393
  • D685,595
  • D685,596

 (If you’ve noticed something that might be an infraction on our patent(s), please reach out to us at authentic@railyardstudios.com)


LAWS REGARDING RAILROAD MATERIALS AND TRESPASSING

The railroad runs everywhere, and is often taken for granted; yet it enjoys protections under the law in every state. Rail lines are private property and trespassers are not wanted or welcome.  Let the experts remove the rail. That's what we do.

THEFT  Rail, plates, spikes, crossties, ballast (stone) and other track materials are the PROPERTY OF THE RAILROAD.  Yes, that includes those spikes you collected as a kid walking along the tracks.  Picking up railroad materials constitutes theft, the same as if someone walked onto your property and took the lawnmower left there.  Just because someone isn’t around to stop you, doesn’t mean it is up for grabs. 

These folks do a good job of breaking down the laws state by state. Just click on your state, and then do a page search for railroad and you’ll see the laws regarding railroad materials:

http://windfieldalloy.com/about/scrap-metal-laws-by-state/

RAILROAD EMPLOYEES  The railroads take a strong stance on misappropriation of materials for personal use and/or personal gain. Railroad employees often do not have the authority to grant access to or possession of materials owned by the railroad.

TRESPASSING Trespass on railroad right of ways is not only a crime, it’s also extremely dangerous.

Note: Operation Lifesaver (www.operationlifesaver.com) is dedicated solely to the purpose of making the public aware of the dangers in and around the railroad tracks. Click to Learn More



WHY WE CAN DO IT

We have a unique situation as a licensed railroad contractor. We are licensed and insured to work within the right of way of the railroad, and our business maintains private rail lines. We obtain/have proper title to all of the materials we use.


PLEASE HELP US KEEP OTHERS SAFE AND INFORMED

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