2013 Blog Archives

Nov 21

2013

What is Wane?

Wane defined; wane can help make some nice rustic products.

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 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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 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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 deer  moose  porcupines  salt  Salty Fir

Sep 06

2013

What are Live Edges?

Live (natural) edges can make for some really cool mantels, lumber, etc.

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 live edge  mantels

Aug 27

2013

Should Reclaimed Lumber Be Edged?

Some potential advantages and disadvantages of edging are summarized.

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 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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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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 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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 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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 finished  mantels

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