Kiln dried, thin, lightweight, and easy to install!
Experience Timeless Craftsmanship with Plantation Teak
Introducing our reclaimed plantation teak, a testament to both sustainability and uncompromised quality. Grown in controlled environments, this teak (Tectona grandis) offers a range of exceptional attributes that elevate your projects to new heights.
Embrace Timeless Prestige with Mexican Mahogany
Indulge in the allure of our exquisite Mexican mahogany, a wood steeped in history and revered for its enduring beauty. Sourced from responsibly managed plantations in Mexico, this hardwood embodies a harmonious blend of craftsmanship and sustainability.
Discover the Timeless Elegance of Red Oak
Elevate your projects with the enduring beauty and exceptional strength of red oak (Quercus rubra). Renowned for its distinctive reddish-brown hue and prominent grain patterns, red oak is a versatile hardwood that lends a touch of sophistication to any endeavor.
Working with reclaimed wood offers several benefits, both for the environment and for individuals / businesses involved in woodworking or construction projects.
Environmental Sustainability: Reclaimed wood repurposes existing material rather than cutting down new trees. This helps conserve forests and reduces the demand for virgin timber, which can contribute to deforestation and habitat destruction.
Reduction of Landfill Waste: Using reclaimed wood prevents old wood from ending up in landfills, where it would otherwise contribute to environmental problems such as methane gas release.
Higher Quality and Durability: Reclaimed wood often comes from older growth trees that tend to be more robust and have tighter grain patterns. This can result in higher-quality wood that is more stable and durable than newly harvested lumber.
Unique Aesthetic Appeal: Reclaimed wood often carries unique character and history. It may have distinctive features like nail holes, knots, saw marks, and weathering that add charm and character to finished products. This creates a one-of-a-kind look that can't be replicated with new wood.
Cultural and Historical Value: Some reclaimed wood comes from old barns, factories, or other structures that have historical significance. Using this wood can connect a piece to a specific time and place, adding cultural and historical value.
Energy and Resource Conservation: Manufacturing new wood products consumes energy and resources, including water, electricity, and fossil fuels. Using reclaimed wood reduces the need for these inputs.
Lower Carbon Footprint: Reclaimed wood has a lower carbon footprint compared to newly harvested wood. Trees store carbon, and when old wood is repurposed, it prevents the release of stored carbon into the atmosphere.
Local Sourcing and Support for Small Businesses: Many suppliers of reclaimed wood are local or small businesses. Working with reclaimed wood can support local economies and promote sustainable business practices.
Versatility and Adaptability: Reclaimed wood can be used for a wide range of projects, including furniture, flooring, paneling, and more. It can be easily adapted to suit various design styles, from rustic to contemporary.
Regulation Compliance: Some regions have strict regulations regarding the use of certain types of wood, especially those from endangered or protected species. Reclaimed wood provides an eco-friendly alternative that complies with these regulations.
Personal Satisfaction: For craftsmen and DIY enthusiasts, working with reclaimed wood can be a rewarding experience. It allows them to create something beautiful while knowing they are contributing to sustainability efforts.
It's important to note that sourcing and working with reclaimed wood can also present challenges. These may include higher upfront costs, limited availability, and the need for careful preparation and treatment due to potential contaminants or blemishes. However, the positive environmental and aesthetic aspects outweigh these considerations for many individuals and businesses.
Our involvement reduces the quantity of bins heading for the landfill meaning less heavy traffic and reduced disposal fees. Our involvement helps makes the demolition activity more efficient reducing impact on mature neighbourhoods...