A one-of-a-kind piece that helps give One Well Brewing a unique look. The the bar consists of reclaimed pallet wood gathered from various locations throughout the greater-Kalamazoo area, long planks of salvaged barn wood, and repurposed rocks and sand located in the river-like channel between the barn wood.
The Patio . Who loves drinking beer outside? We do! We have a patio so we can all enjoy some beer in the sunshine. Check it out the next time you stop in. Cheers!
In order to create a walk-up ordering station, the Second Bar was built to mirror the characteristics of the Main Bar.
The Sexy, as it has become known as, was the third bar constructed at One Well and encompasses a variety of salvaged and reclaimed Michigan materials. Donated by Tim Overhuel of Bad Adz Custom Wood Design.
Floating shelves: Hanging above the Main Bar and the Second Bar, you’ll see a long, continuous shelf with growlers displayed on top and hand-made mugs hanging from the bottom. All of the natural-cut wood used to make the shelves was donated by Tim Overhuel of Bad Adz Custom Wood Design.
Rough cut wooden stools. Creation of local musician and part-time woodworker, Rusty Northrop, these wooden stools were built out of rough cut white oak and tulipwood provide by Bad Adz Custom Wood Design.
Tap Set-Up. In our humble opinions, the tap setup at One Well Brewing may be the most unique setup of any of the Kalamazoo microbreweries (and possibly the entire universe!) The tap setup represents another compilation of various pieces of wood donated to One Well by Tim Overhuel of Bad Adz Custom Wood Design and Dave Grimes.
Willie the Well was hand made by Co-Owner T.J.’s grandfather, Bill James, out of field stones from his property in the Jackson, MI area. Willie stands about three feet tall and weighs roughly 250 pounds!
The two long tables were originally doors salvaged from a rental house that Co-Owner Chris bought in 2013 and converted into tables.
Pallete Wood Tables. The two long tables were originally doors salvaged from a rental house that Co-Owner Chris bought in 2013 and converted into tables.
Railroad Tool Cart. Now serving as a chest for board games, the old green cart with antique metal wheels comes from the same roundhouse as the bricks on the foot rail of The Sexy.
Located on the north side of the tap house was built out of seven hanging panels fabricated out of reclaimed pallet wood that was gathered from various locations throughout the greater-Kalamazoo area.
Natural Cut Wood Table. Built by Tim Overhuel of Bad Adz Custom Wood Design. Tim built this table in celebration of One Well Brewing’s grand opening out of natural-cut wood with live edges still intact.
The glass windows on the east side of the tap house looking into the fermentation room are 100+ year old windows salvaged from a cabinet in a rental house that Co-Owner Chris bought in 2013.
An art piece created by T.J.’s grandfather, Bill James. The chair was hand carved out of a single piece of cherry wood but wasn’t designed to be a functional piece.
Apple Sorter converted into a high-top table and was salvaged by Co-Owner T.J.’s parents, James and Julie Harrison, from Palmer Farm in Leslie, MI that was demolished in 2014.
“The Door to Nowhere”. A 100+ year old door that was salvaged by Co-Owner T.J.’s grandfather, Bill James, and hung on the wall to add a rustic touch to the place and to provide a little humor.
Created and donated by Brian Pitcole, a well-respected artist in the greater-Kalamazoo area. If you look closely you’ll notice three hidden depictions of the state of Michigan.
Old saw blade. Donated by Co-owner T.J.’s grandfather, Bill James. The saw blade is roughly 50 years old and has a weathered, rusted look after getting years of use. One of T.J.’s tattoo artist painted the well to finish the piece.
This modern piece of art was designed and constructed by Co-Owner T.J.’s grandfather, Bill James. Donated to One Well as a patio ornament and was constructed out of of a reclaimed wagon wheel, metal wheel rims and a tire.
All of the bar stools at the main bar were hand built by local Kalamazoo musician (and part-time woodworker), Rusty Northrop.
The craft beer homage wall is a tribute to the breweries in Michigan that paved the path for One Well Brewing. Without these Michigan microbreweries we wouldn’t have the opportunity to do what we’re doing – making craft beer and doing what we love.