Vintage Industrial by Get Back Inc

"Made in the U.S.A. " is more than just a stamp on a product label, it's a mission - our mission.  Get Back, Inc. salvages and restores vintage industrial pieces that were once used to mass produce American products during the Industrial Revolution.  We preserve the integrity of these historical designs that shaped America and by re-purposing them for today's consumers.  We produce authentic, handmade, one-of-a-kind heirlooms.

Tim Byrne   Owner/Designer Get Back, Inc.

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Tracing the Fascinating History of Vintage Industrial Furniture
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Tracing the Fascinating History of Vintage Industrial Furniture

Vintage industrial has slowly grown from a unique niche to a design movement and philosophy you see every day in some of the chicest places on the planet. At Get Back, we get lots of questions, such as: What is "vintage industrial?" How did these unique pieces come together? What's the history behind them? Thus, an overview of the history of vintage industrial furniture is in order. What is Vintage Industrial As you might guess, the "industrial" part of the name comes from the original intent...
Vintage Classic: Toledo Stools
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Vintage Classic: Toledo Stools

When you decide to redesign, refurbish, renovate or just change the look of your home, often a classic Vintage Industrial piece will provide style and a story to your living space. Among the many essentials that you need to take note of when renovating your home is a clear-cut, comfortable and affordable seat. When considering Vintage Industrial Stools, the ones originally from Toledo Metal Furniture Co. are considered the best in the industry. Many of their drafting stools were manufactured dur...
Get Back Inc.: the Building’s History and Thriving Business Community
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Get Back Inc.: the Building’s History and Thriving Business Community

When you first come up to the building that Get Back Inc. calls home, you might be confused and think you have traveled back to America’s Industrial heyday.  That is because Get Back Inc. is located in one of the great New England mill building complexes; a sprawling industrial era landmark on Main Street on the Oakville-Waterbury line. Altogether the former factory buildings cover 52 acres with more than 280,000 square feet. With its high ceilings, exposed bricks, tall windows, wood ...
Brilliant Articulating Industrial Lights
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Brilliant Articulating Industrial Lights

Tim reflects on the brilliance of articulating industrial machine lights: "My first encounter with Industrial Lighting was at a flea market. I saw a light that was designed for a machine, and I was fascinated by it.  It was an articulating light that you could move in any direction, and I thought the mechanisms, though primitive looking because they were cast iron and had knobs, worked perfectly and they still did even after 100 years.  When Eddie and I would go out into old buildings...