Salvaging cypress |

Salvaging cypress

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Shane Macomber/Vail DailyPatagonia in Benchmark Plaza in Avon.

What goods and services do you provide and what product lines or services do you offer?Patagonia Furniture will offer unique items that come from the wood rescued from naturally fallen cypress trees and others, knocked down by storms. The original forms of these Patagonian trees are shaped into exclusive furniture by craftsmen.Cypress was chosen because it is a noble wood to work with. Its whimsical contours give every piece a totally different aspect. Cypress is not attacked by insects, but pieces of Patagonia Furniture are protected by fungicides and bacteriocides and are sanded and hand waxed. We guarantee every product because we know we work with honesty, responsibility, passion and excellence.

What strategy do you use to differentiate your business from your competition?Every piece of furniture is unique. We don’t say it, every piece does in its detail. Patagonia Furniture comes directly from Patagonia in southern Argentina.What philosophy do you follow in dealing with your customers?

Quality, exclusivity, comfort and the constant attention to the needs of our clients, combined with the magic of aesthetics that never go out of style, are the keys to our proposition.Tell us a little about your background and experience.Luciana and I were born and raised in Rosario, Argentina. We have lived in the States for the last four years and worked in sales for some small furniture businesses. We decided to import these unique products to a market that sees the value of handmade furniture.

What led you to start your business here?When we first came to Colorado, we fell in love with the Vail Valley. Knowing our product back home, we immediately knew this was the perfect place to sell this exclusive and unique furniture because of the mountains and the different construction around the valley.Vail, Colorado

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