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Hand Hewn barn wood

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We are excited about some unique Hand-Hewn barn wood we just got in  It comes from a a farm in Meadville, Pennsylvania.  The wood is about 7" x 4", a great size for a mantel.  Normally barn wood comes square between 6" x 6" to 10" x 10" and has mortises and tenons to join pieces together.  This barn wood has a few notches in some it, that gives it great character, in addition to the hewn marks, although there are not a lot.  We can stain or oil your mantel to the color you prefer.  Contact us to come in and check it out or we can send you pictures.

Top 10 Reasons to use Reclaimed Wood

Reclaimed wood has history. Some is industrial, coming from an old house, and some is hand-hewn barn wood, coming from a barn built over 100 years ago using only hand tools.It’s unique! Each piece of wood has its own characteristics. You won’t find the same design in your neighbor’s house.It’s good for the environment. It slows down deforestation. [...]

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Customized Rustic Level

Our favorite part of our craft is working with each customer to create the mantel of your vision. We customize the size, color and rustic level. We use a number system from 1-10 for rustic level. 1 being very smooth for a more contemporary look, 10 being very distressed for a more rustic look. We [...]

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Samples

We are happy to make samples and send them to our customers who can’t make it into our showroom- all at no charge. We make them in our standard finishes, and can also create samples to test a new finish to match your vision. Recently, we worked with our neighbor to create a black [...]

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Rustic Wood Accents Live Edge Coffee Table

We love the coffee table we handcrafted from reclaimed California Red Oak with live edge.  Fungus bleached some of the wood to get the beautiful variation in color.  We brushed then sanded it from 800 grit all the way to 2000 grit for a glassy finish.  We then applied 4 coats of secret sauce oil [...]

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L Shaped or Wrap Around Mantels add a Custom Finished look

Many times the walls surrounding your fireplace may extend out into the room to accommodate for the chimney or venting of your fireplace. The portion of your fireplace that extends out into the room is referred to as a "chase", "buildout" or "wrap around". This can make selecting the proper size of mantel more challenging. [...]

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