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Reclaimed Wood Flooring & Paneling For Bedrooms

Beautiful reclaimed wood flooring and paneling in your bedroom is the perfect way to showcase historic charm in the heart of your home.   Imbued With History This reclaimed wood paneling is made from Wormy Chestnut, salvaged from old barns and other structures. The look of this rich reclaimed wood is full of character, with [...]

2017-06-02T10:16:05+00:00

Warehouse Barnwood Sale – June 2nd & June 3rd!

Are you in the market for a great deal on barn wood? Join us for our Warehouse Sale! Friday, June 2nd from 8:00 am - 7:00 pm & Saturday , June 3rd from 8:00 am - 3:00 pm!  Need Guidance or Advice? Call Us Today! 651-464-1771 Shop our selection of high quality, discounted barn wood ready [...]

2017-05-23T09:03:45+00:00

Spring Clearance Event May 17-18th

Are you in the market for a great deal on barn wood? Join us for our Spring Clearance Event! Wednesday, May 17 & Thursday, May 18th from 8:00 am - 5:30 pm!  Shop our selection of high quality, discounted barn wood ready for your next home project, including: Overstocks in a variety of sizes, colors, and textures [...]

2017-05-11T13:28:05+00:00

Sturdy and Stylish: End-Grain Reclaimed Wood Flooring Tiles

What Are End-Grain Reclaimed Wood Flooring Tiles? End-grain reclaimed wood flooring tiles are a unique and beautiful choice for a floor remodel. Also known as "wood-block" or "cobblewood" flooring, end-grain reclaimed wood flooring was popular in older factories and industrial buildings for their durability and density. Our end-grain flooring is made from cutting reclaimed wood timber ends [...]

2017-04-28T12:16:39+00:00

Shou Sugi Ban – Japanese Wood Burning

Shou Sugi Ban – Traditional Japanese Wood Charring The ancient practice of charring cedar boards in Japan is called “Shou Sugi Ban” (translated means “burnt cedar boards”) or Yakisugi (“grilled cedar”), and is a contemporary aesthetic choice for many modern home designers. Commonly touted as a natural way to preserve wood, Japanese Shou Sugi Ban [...]

2017-04-18T08:00:55+00:00

Why Kiln Drying Is Important For Reclaimed Wood

Finding A Moisture Balance You may have heard of “kiln drying” or “wood drying” for all types of lumber. When reclaimed wood is to be used for a flooring or paneling project, the wood must be dried to an equilibrium moisture content, which is the balance between the moisture content of the wood itself and the relative [...]

2017-01-25T13:54:08+00:00

Manomin Reclaims the Past For a Greener Future

It is unusual for a woman to be in the reclaimed wood industry. However, Sarah Londerville of Manomin Resawn Timbers, a reclaimed wood company in Hugo, has made this her passion. Londerville started the company in 2001 after working in the retail industry. Originally from Wausau, Wisconsin, Londerville has lived in Forest Lake since 2000. [...]

2016-11-30T11:24:34+00:00

Reclaiming Old Wood

The popularity of reclaimed wood has grown dramatically in the past few years. It has shown up in designer homes, high-end retail stores and restaurants throughout the US. Here in Minnesota, we are finding that homeowners like it for its warmth, subtle casualness and it sense of rustic outdoors. A misconception with getting your hands [...]

2016-11-30T11:23:02+00:00

Study in White

Above left: Architect Christine Albertsson designed the stairway’s white-painted wooden slats. Above right: Numbered towel hooks are a pragmatic solution when the family gathers. For Jim Frome, it’s a dream house and personal getaway where he can relax with his buddies or go fishing with his son. According to his wife, Michele, “My [...]

2016-11-30T11:11:45+00:00