Reclaimed wood can add an unmatched beauty and character to your project. We have access to a variety of reclaimed wood including brown, grey, and faded red barn board, maple, oaks and various hardwoods. When old buildings and barns are taken down, the timbers can be resawn and many of the wall boards can be reused. It makes beautiful paneling, either for an accent wall or a whole room. The aged patina and character of reclamimed wood is an excellent option for a rustic wood floor as well.
Any of the following species can be milled into flooring, tongue and groove paneling, or any type of molding. You may choose from the molding profiles we offer or we can custom make a profile to suit your needs. Other species (e.g. antique yellow pine, douglas fir) available upon request.
Sapwood is light-colored to entirely white and heartwood vaires in differing colors or light of light brown to pale yellow streaked with brown. Its grain pattern resembles red oak but is more distinct and active in apperarance. It is a popular choice for moldings, flooring, and walls because of its energetic grain and less expensive price than red oak.
The heartwood of beech is light reddish brown, while the sapwood is creamy white with a red tinge. It is generally straight-grained with a close uniform texture. Beech is a very durable wood and an often overlooked choice for beautiful flooring and millwork.
Red birch is primarily heartwood with color ranging from light to medium reddish brown, with occasional pinkish hues. It is generally close-grained with a refined appearance, similar to that or cherry, but somewhat harder. Red birch is truly a rich and elegant wood for those seeking a unique, satiny look rarely seen today.
White birch has a light brown heartwood, and very light, almost white sapwood. Its appearance is similar to yellow birch with the exception of the brown flecks seen throughout the wood (also available without fleck). It offers a more varied appearance than the yellow birch which will enhance a contemporary interior.
Yellow birch has a yellowish-white sapwood and a light reddish brown heartwood. This wood is close-grained, even textured and very strong, making it an excellent choice for flooring. It offers a more refined and softer look.
Butternut has a beautiful brown sugar color with a lively grain pattern. This wood is more suited for moldings and wall coverings. This wood has a somewhat darker natural color than many species eliminating the need for staining for those seeking a richer look. Butternut makes a wonderful addition to a den, office or library. Shown here with a v-groove.
The heartwood of cherry varies from rich red to reddish brown and will darken with age and upon exposure to light. It may contain small brown pith flecks resembling tear drops. Cherry has fine, uniform, fairly straight grain with a satiny smooth texture which can be finished to a high luster, making it an excellent choice for flooring, moldings and cabinetry in elegant settings.
Gray elm has a grayish cast with creamy white sapwood and a light brown heartwood. Its feathery grain pattern sets it apart from red elm, making it a unique flooring choice in a less formal setting.
Red elm has a cool white to light brown sapwood, with heartwood that is reddish brown in color. Its bold grain pattern is similar to ash but has a coarser texture. It makes an excellent flooring choice for a casual family room setting.
There is little difference between the sapwood and heartwood which is yellowish gray to light brown with yellow streaks. Hackberry has a linear grain pattern with fine uniform texture. It is rarely seen hardwood offering a truly unique look.
Hickory is the hardest and strongest American wood. It has a white sapwood tinged with inconspicuous fine brown lines while the heartwood is pale to reddish brown. It gives an eye catching and spirited appearance unmatched by any other hardwood making it a natural choice for a more rustic or country setting.
The sapwood is grayish and white and sometimes exhibits darker colored pith flecks, while the heartwood varies from light to dark reddish brown. It is a fine grained wood with a gentle muted appearance, well suited for bedroom flooring or other low traffic areas.
Hard maple has a creamy white sapwood with a slight reddish brown tinge and the heartwood varies from light to dark reddish brown. Both sapwood and heartwood may contain pith flecks as seen here. It has a fine uniform texture and is generally straightgrained. Its high resistance to abrasion and make it an exceptional choice for flooring.
The most abundant wood species in America, it has a white to light brown sapwood and reddish brown heartwood with pink undertones. The common coarse grain is extremely popular and makes a room feel warm and cozy. This is an outstanding, all-around wood because it can be intricately milled for beautiful trim as will as make wall or floors glow.
Quarter sawn red oak has an interlocking grain pattern with short distinctive rays accross the grain. It is a classic traditional wood, with minimal shrinkage and swelling due to its unique sawing method. Both quarter sawn red oak and quarter sawn white oak are used in recreating the popular Mission style.
While less abundant than red oak, it is similar to red oak in that it is very versatile. Yet the ash gray tint and tight grain make it a much more handsome wood choice for formal or informal spaces. It was prominently utilized in Colonial America, prized for its strength and exceptional beauty.
Quarter sawn white oak is prized for its long signature rays running across the grain, creating a captivating look. It is a classic traditional wood very commonly used in the 17th and 18th centuries. Because of the sawing method used for quarter sawn lumber it is a very stable wood with minimal shrinkage and swelling.
Black walnut is a very bold wood ranging from light to very dark brown. This unmistakable wood has traditionally been used for furniture and flooring inlays. Its richness and depth lends a straightforward boldness that cannot be achieved with any other wood.