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Three years ago, a visionary project called the Urban Tree Forge almost toppled with the death of founder John Metzler. It could have disappeared altogether if not for others who shared his passion for trees. oday, artist Jason Boone carries on that vision at Urban Tree, a new name and a new location in Pittsburgh. “It's been a lifelong dream to have a workshop, bring in the wood on one side and the furniture comes out the other,” said Boone.