Antique Hardwood Resawn Mantel, Unfinish

Specification Sheet #6140 - Resawn Hardwood Timbers

Species

Mixed Hardwood (may include elm, ash, beech, maple, hickory, others). Trestlewood may sort for a specific hardwood under certain circumstances.

Source

Barns, buildings and industrial structures from different locations in North America

HC/FOHC

Resawn Hardwood Timbers are generally HC; usually moderate to very tight growth rings.

Metal

Nails, bolts and other fasteners are removed or occasionally cut flush or broken off inside the material.

Mortise Pockets/Notches/Holes

Joinery pockets and nail, bolt and other fastener holes are allowed; the quantity and size of the pockets and holes can vary widely from timber to timber, with some timbers containing no holes or only limited small nail holes and others containing frequent nail and bolt holes. Staining around nail and bolt holes is common.

Checking/Cracks

Timbers generally have a check from the heart center to one of the faces of the timber. In addition, timbers can
have surface checking and cracks, moderate butt checking and minor end splitting.

Moisture Content/Stability

Resawn Hardwood Timbers are generally very dry and seasoned and are much more stable and less prone to shrinkage than are green timbers.

Surfacing

Bandsawn; the appearance and color of the timbers may vary widely from piece to piece.

Standard Dimensions

a) Cross-sections: to 10x10; b) Lengths: to 16';
c) Target Dimension Flexibility: dimensions of weathered timbers are often nominal. The more latitude the customer can provide in acceptable timber sizes, the better able Trestlewood is to meet the customer's needs in an economical and timely manner.

Available Dimensions

a) Cross-sections: depending on inventory in stock; b) Lengths: depending on inventory in stock; c) Target Dimension Flexibility: The more latitude the customer can provide in acceptable timber sizes, the better able Trestlewood is to meet the customer's timber needs in an economical and timely manner.

Weight

Typically, approximately 4 pounds per board foot

Appearance Variation

Resawn Hardwood Timbers often come from a variety of sources and species. As a result, timber characteristics can be expected to vary from piece to piece. Trestlewood believes that appearance variations (no two timbers exactly alike) are one of the selling points of this product line.