The "Scrap" Pile

At Teen Challenge, we constantly see things that appear to have no value transform into something rare and precious. When our president, Pasco Manzo, saw the crates of scrap wood waiting to be hauled away, he took one box back to his room and got to work. While the strips of wood were not all the same length or width, he was able to design boards which were equally as stunning and durable as our original designs for The Carpenter's Shop. All using wood that would have been discarded. We now offer these boards to you for a steep discount!

Redeemed Bargain Boards

  • What is Purpleheart?

  • We use exotic purpleheart wood in many of our products. When these trees are initially cut, the heartwood is dull brown in color. However, once exposed to sunlight, the wood quickly turns the deep violet hue that makes it so visually stunning. We like to think of this as an analogy for our residents. Once they open up and are exposed to the light of Christ, they become something amazing to behold.

What is Purpleheart?

We use exotic purpleheart wood in many of our products. When these trees are initially cut, the heartwood is dull brown in color. However, once exposed to sunlight, the wood quickly turns the deep violet hue that makes it so visually stunning. We like to think of this as an analogy for our residents. Once they open up and are exposed to the light of Christ, they become something amazing to behold.