The episode showcases custom woodworking company
"It's just a way to bring the community in and show them what their neighbors are up to," said
One of a handful of human-centered shows on Animal Planet that includes "Treehouse Masters" and "Ice Lake Rebels," "Redwood Kings" focuses on Daniels Wood Land, a company specializing in custom wood carvings, tree houses, shooting galleries and theme park faÇades founded by twin brothers
Working with a staff of 44, including artists, carpenters, designers and engineers, the Daniels brothers transform reclaimed pieces of wood into works of art.
"We don't call the lumber store and buy a stack of wood. We go out and find a fallen tree,"
In Friday's episode, Daniels Wood Land teams up with Barrelhouse Brewing to create a custom "timeline table" from the cross-section of a 1,500-year-old sequoia. Viewers also watch the company design and build an elaborate pirate-themed tree house for a
According to Carvalho, the table uses the tree's growth rings to chart historical events such as the invention of gunpowder in
The finished table, which measures 10 inches thick and about 8 feet across, now stands in BarrelHouse Brewing's half-acre beer garden, Carvalho said.
"It's a nice way to marry our two personalities and do something fun and functional as well," he said, adding that the table fits with the brewery's "nice, warm rustic look." BarrelHouse Brewing, which opened in
Carvalho said BarrelHouse Brewing got involved in "Redwood Kings" about three months ago.
During breaks from filming at Daniels Wood Land, the Animal Planet crewmembers would often hang out in the brewery's beer garden. That's how they got the idea of having the two companies collaborate on camera, he said.
Other episodes of "Redwood Kings" will find Daniels Wood Land crafting a working replica of a Gold Rush-era millhouse and water wheel in
Filming started this spring and continues this week as shop foreman
"Our show, because of the cool things we do ... speaks to people on a whole different level,"
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