2012 Blog Archives

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Nov 05

2012

Remember to Vote!

Let's show our gratitude for the great nation in which we live by getting out and voting...

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 elections  vote

Oct 24

2012

Trestlewood's Brigham City, Utah, Facility is Open for Business!

Trestlewood has recently brought a new facility on line in Brigham City, Utah, to better serve its Wasatch Front and other customers. This facility boasts convenient freeway and Salt Lake City airport access, lots of storage space, a Wood-Mizer band-saw, and hundreds of thousands of board feet of wood.

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Oct 11

2012

What is the Difference Between a Board Foot and a Square Foot?

The differences between board foot and square foot measurements are examined; examples are given; and a link to a handy Trestlewood board foot / square foot calculator is provided.

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Oct 09

2012

What is a Board Foot?

Board foot definition, examples and calculator.

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Sep 03

2012

Reclaimed Wood Samples

Samples can play an important role in selecting the right reclaimed or other unique wood product, especially when they are used appropriately.

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Aug 03

2012

Reclaimed Rustic Barnwood (i.e., Mushroomwood)

When we are asked for an "extreme barnwood" or an "ultra rustic barn wood," our first thought is mushroomwood. Mushroom wood is a cool product on several fronts.

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Jul 24

2012

Happy Pioneer Day!

July 24th is Pioneer Day in Utah. We salute the pioneers for their contributions, while sharing a couple of connections between the pioneers and reclaimed wood.

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Jul 20

2012

Reclaimed Wood Ceiling Ideas

A lot of cool ceilings have been built out of Trestlewood antique lumber and/or beams. See photos of a sampling of such ceilings for some ideas for your own unique wood ceiling project.

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 ceiling

Jul 13

2012

How to Buy a Reclaimed Wood Mantel

We believe that the very best way to buy a reclaimed or other unique wood mantel is to hand-pick the specific piece that is the best match for your unique mantel needs and tastes. Here is a report on our progress in making it easy for you to find the mantel of your dreams on www.trestlewood.com.

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 mantels

Jun 29

2012

Reclaimed Wood Furniture

Trestlewood does not manufacture reclaimed wood furniture, but we can (1) supply some nice reclaimed material to a furniture craftsman of your choice or often (2) provide references of shops that would potentially be interested in helping you with your custom furniture project.

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Jun 25

2012

Reclaimed Greenheart: Beauty, Hard Work and History

Sometimes a beautiful product becomes even more beautiful when one understands the hard work and history behind it. Trestlewood's Reclaimed Greenheart is such a product.

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Jun 14

2012

When to Consider Our Reclaimed Wood Alternatives

NatureAged, Harbor Fir and other manufactured product lines can provide many of the same benefits of reclaimed wood plus some benefits of their own. We suggest 4 situations in which these products can be especially attractive.

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