Growing up in a resourceful do-it-yourself family, John Paul PlauchÃ© learned how to design and create objects at an early age. A man with an inquisitive, artistic mind, PlauchÃ© earned a degree in architecture before starting Plodes Studio, a multidisciplinary workshop that provides clients with architectural, interior and product design solutions. This cedar top (2004) turns his Plodes Geometric Fire Pit into a table when not lit. Made in U.S.A. Geometric Fire Pit sold separately. PlodesÂ® Studio: Cedar Top for Plodes Geometric Fire Pit.