|We build custom made furniture from reclaimed and recovered wood. Some may ask, why use reclaimed or salvaged wood. Salvaged from the ruins of old homes, factories and barns, reclaimed wood has a history, quality and character that can't be found in new material found at the local lumberyard. Vintage wood was originally harvested from trees that grew slowly as they competed for sun and nutrients in forests. This made for tightly spaced growth rings and wood that is typically harder and denser than timber sourced from many of today's quick-yield tree farms. Some species such as American chestnut and longleaf pine that were widely used around the turn of the 20th century aren't even available today because of blight and clear-cut harvesting.
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