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

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Tags:   wane


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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Tags:   NatureAged Shiplap


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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Tags:   live edge mantels


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

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Tags:   edging


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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Tags:   pressure washing


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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Tags:   shelves shelving


Apr 01
2013
Looking to Reduce the Cost of a Reclaimed Wood Siding, Ceiling or Other Project?
Using unmilled lumber in lieu of milled lumber can often be one of the easiest ways to significantly reduce the costs of a reclaimed wood or other unique wood installation.

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Tags:   Shiplap T&G


Mar 01
2013
Wedgelap and Wedgelap with Rabbet
Advantages and disadvantage of adding a rabbet to wedgelap siding

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Feb 22
2013
Antique Wood Mantel Finishing Options
Wood mantel finishing options (waxes, oils) + a link to a YouTube video about finishing hand-hewn mantel.

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Tags:   finished mantels