It’s no surprise to us, but more and more people are going to great lengths to find reclaimed lumber to make a stylistic statement about themselves and their home or office. There are literally hundreds of uses for reclaimed lumber, but we’ve narrowed it down to our top 3 uses for reclaimed lumber. Nothing matches reclaimed lumber’s uniqueness and character, and for the environmentally conscious individuals, reusing, recycling and repurposing lumber and other building materials keeps tons of reusable items out of our over burdened landfills.
Custom Barn Doors
One of the most popular uses for reclaimed lumber is the custom built barn door. Custom made barn doors are still hot because they are the quintessential salvaged wood project. A simple design is more authentic to the farmhouse style. With a little imagination, a modern or industrial look is also achievable with the help of angle iron or other metal building materials.
We build each and every barn door as if it were being installed in our own home, and would welcome the opportunity to build a barn door for you.
Plank or Feature Wall
The use of a plank or feature wall can help to create a rustic cabin feel or even a contemporary polished look. There are so many different wood types available that each wall can be totally unique.
From odds and ends to barn wood to even pallet wood, you should have no problem with this reclamation project!
Classic Farm Table
Reclaimed lumber and other materials can be used to build a beautiful solid wood farm table which can become the focal point of the room.
As well as using reclaimed lumber, you can incorporate any number of other materials to build a farm table, such as live edge slab lumber and even new or salvaged spindles and corbels. The possibilities are endless!
These were just a few of the best uses for reclaimed lumber. Remember that using these materials is environmentally friendly, it has an age and character that can’t be matched, most old-growth wood is no longer available, and each piece has its own history!