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Feb 27
2014
8 Things to Remember About Trestlewood Samples
Samples can be an important part of the product selection process when they are used correctly (and in conjunction with other product selection tools.) Some tips to help make sure they are used correctly...

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Feb 25
2014
What Does Sanding Do to Barnwood?
Take a look at a sampling of Trestlewood barnwood lumber products, before and after sanding.

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Jan 23
2014
Q: What is the Best Way to Install a Trestlewood Mantel (or Siding or Flooring or...)?
Trestlewood does not get involved on the installation end of things and is, therefore, not the best source of information about installation methods, etc.

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Tags:   installation


Nov 21
2013
What is Wane?
Wane defined; wane can help make some nice rustic products.

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Oct 18
2013
Barnwood Shiplap Options
Barnwood Shiplap products can be classified based on whether the shiplap was added before or after the lumber was weathered. Introducing a batch of NatureAged Shiplap lumber whose shiplap was added prior to weathering.

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Sep 20
2013
Where Can I Get Painted Barnwood Without the Lead?
Trestlewood's NatureAged Painted Barnwood provides an ideal combination of cool, authentic look and no lead.

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Sep 12
2013
Porcupines Cast a Vote for Salty Fir
Porcupines, deer, moose and other animals like the salt in Trestlewood II ("Salty Fir") products.

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Sep 06
2013
What are Live Edges?
Live (natural) edges can make for some really cool mantels, lumber, etc.

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Aug 27
2013
Should Reclaimed Lumber Be Edged?
Some potential advantages and disadvantages of edging are summarized.

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Aug 21
2013
What are the Advantages of Pressure Washing Reclaimed Timbers and Lumber?
Pressure washing reclaimed timbers and lumber can be a great way to increase color consistency and bring out brown tones.

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Apr 10
2013
What are the Differences Between Circle-Sawn, Band-Sawn and Planed (S4S) Textures?
Photos and descriptions of circle-sawn, band-sawn and planed (S4S) textures.

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Apr 03
2013
Check Out Some Cool Reclaimed Wood Shelving
One of our customers made some cool shelves out of Trestlewood's 4x13 Willamette Character timbers.

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