Top 6 Wood Stain Options for a Stunning Finish

Brown, clear, tinted, poly coating, clear coat– there are so many incredible wood stain options; how are you supposed to know where to start? Everyone has experienced that clueless feeling when walking down the paint and stain isles in a huge hardware store. But not after today's post. You can be confident in your knowledge [...]


8 Inspiring Projects with Reclaimed Wood Beams [Picture Examples]

Reclaimed beams look truly beautiful in almost any home. And you can trust that we're not completely biased here at Manomin Resawn Timbers. Homeowners and designers are constantly finding ways to incorporate beautiful wood beams throughout their home designs. But, when it comes time for you to install a wood beam, you'll likely need some [...]


Barnwood Shiplap vs. Reclaimed Wood (Pros & Cons)

There are many different designs, ideas, and styles that can be used for your home. Design ideas can look like using reclaimed wood, purchasing shiplap from the local lumberyard, or finding old barn wood that you clean and install yourself. Each of these different options offers benefits and downfalls in its own right. We're laying [...]


How To Build Rustic Picture Frames Using Reclaimed Wood

There's something special about making things yourself. Especially when it's going to be a focal point in your home. At Manomin Resawn Timbers, we love all things reclaimed wood, and we love DIY projects too! In today's post, we'll give you everything you need to create your own rustic reclaimed wood picture frames. Determine the [...]


How To Find & Buy “Reclaimed Wood Near Me”

Have you been searching "Reclaimed wood near me" with no luck? Whether you're after a DIY project or you're a contractor trying to fulfill the needs of your client, finding reclaimed wood and installing it is never easy. But finding reclaimed wood doesn't need to be difficult or expensive. In this short guide, we'll break [...]


7 Ways To Make Your Wood Look Old (Wood Aging Tactics)

While new wood in a home is nice for projects like flooring or paneling, it lacks the appeal and vintage aesthetic that's gained from older, aged wood. If you can't afford to purchase reclaimed wood from a dealer like Manomin Resawn Timbers, there are ways to age wood synthetically and make it look great. Today [...]


Installing A Heavy Wood Mantel (Beginner’s Guide)

Fireplace mantels are heavy and difficult to install but offer much to your fireplace. Whether you're looking for an elegant wood mantel or something simple, we're breaking down how to install it in your home. Enjoying fires with your new heavy wood mantel will help you make great memories and make your living room look [...]