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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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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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