Greg Peck: Are dying trees waste wood or ash lumber?
I've been thinking about dying trees a lot lately. Another dead ash got cut down Thursday in the first block of South Randall Avenue, and the guess here is the one standing beside it is coming down today. Workers cut the first one into short chunks, no ...
FROM SHORE TO SHORE: Reclaimed wood table picks up a ribbon
Finger Lakes Times
Doug Holland of Auburn is no stranger to wood. The 1970 Phelps High School graduate started his own company, Levanna Restoration Lumber, in 2002, using reclaimed barn wood for flooring and other accessories like mantels and stair parts. Last year ...
These old barns are good for more than reclaimed wood and weddings
Jeff Marshall rolls along the Pennsylvania Turnpike, counting barns on the horizon — 50 so far today, many of them disintegrating. Marshall heads the National Barn Alliance, a nonprofit that works with advocacy groups across the country. He's speaking ...
Vintage wood is reclaimed from old barns and buildings
"Now we reclaimed this out of a hotel in West Knoxville. People love the Chestnut and so do I. So it's not barn wood but it's been reclaimed. And they don't make of course Wormy Chestnut anymore." He said most of the lumber is 80 to 120 years old. "It ...
How reclaimed wood brings durable, weathered beauty indoors
Reclaimed wood is increasingly being specified and used in lodgings of all types, whether in flooring, doors, mantels, paneling, menu covers or other fixtures or accessories. When The NoMad Hotel opened in New York City in 2012, it did so with ...
'Two old guys' turn reclaimed wood into unique furniture in Georgia
The big open building is brimming with pieces of reclaimed wood and there's a stack of shipping pallets out back. The thin slats in the shipping pallets are made of good hardwood. Ritchie bristles a little talking about that because it's not nearly the ...
Mother Earth News
How To Convert Standing Dead Trees To Lumber, Final Story
Mother Earth News
Of course kiln dried lumber would be ready to use direct from the lumber yard and ours has to air dry for a few weeks and then I will have to plane it down and trim the edges myself. Our lumber cost was $5.40 in gas to run the wood mill which is the ...
Auburn craftsman brings new life to old barn wood
The Post-Standard - syracuse.com
Auburn, NY -- A polished new coffee table sits protected under a red cloth in the back of Auburn Furniture Service Inc., tucked into a haphazard maze of yet-to-be-fixed chairs and cabinets and behind a sweet-smelling pile of lumber. The never-used ...
6 Things To Know About Working With Reclaimed Wood
Good salvage warehouses will have removed most metal from the lumber, but anything that's still embedded needs to be cut around. 3. Lightly sand the ... Assume any paint on a piece of reclaimed wood is lead-based, which is safe for no one. Cut off and ...
Muscatine may be out of the woods, but it was once a booming lumber town
With so much lumber and so little firefighting equipment, it was easy for a fire to get out of hand. In 1880 a large fire destroyed the Mulford & Company's mill, which had been full of lumber, wood shavings and windows sashes. Several fire departments ...
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