Quintessential Barrington Magazine

Russ Riendeau and Cheryl, his wife, have lived in Timber Lakes since 1994 and raised their children, Grant and Danielle, there (both were married in 2016). Following the recent change in their lives, the couple sold their home and downsized, moving to Lake Barrington Shores a year later. 

Riendeau, educated as a behavioral scientist, also plays guitar, creates large art sculptures, and is a published book author. Most recently, he uses his spare time to stop at garage sales, hunting for old baseball gloves for the latest in his ongoing journey in the creative arts. We talked with the creator of Lucky Savage Leather Goods—the products he makes from his garage sale finds—to see what this latest project is all about and what motivates him to carry on with his one-of-a-kind Renaissance journey….