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AJ & Lindsay Rowe had a small two-bed room condo in Novi and have grown into a classic farm house on twenty acres of land. AJ, a US Marine Lance Corporal and an Iraqi war veteran, found a hunk of pallet wood roadside and crafted it into a custom piece of wood-art that he sold on line. That was how Rustic Marine was started. AJ makes custom mantel pieces, quilt holders and his specialty, wood-work-of-art containing a persons writing and signature. The Rowes also have a "She-Shed", a custom arena an where local artists and crafts people can display and their their work. The Rowes have seven kids, transformed a humble beginning into a 'little house on the Hartland Township prairie lifestyle and are living the American Dream. And they always help American Service people transition into a fulfilling life and career.