of reclaimed wood
material is unparalleled. The Woodshop of Texas keeps track of the sources
for our entire reclaimed inventory, and can identify
what your floor or beam package was over the past hundred years. Most of
the buildings from which we obtain our wood were commercial, which offers
us a lot of reclaimed material of the same type and size. It stands a very
good chance that all your flooring will be milled out of one source of
material, which makes it easy to tell its history.
are primarily reclaimed
from barns and tobacco warehouses in the Midwest and Northeast
regions. Our Antique Pines are
salvaged along the east coast from
Galveston in the south all the way up to Maine.
Barn wood siding
is one of our most common sources
for reclaimed wood.
constructed up through the early part of the 19th century were typically
built using whatever trees were immediately available, and beam sizes were
limited to what could be moved by horse. They often contain a mixed blend
of oak, chestnut and other woods including hickory, poplar, and pine. The
wood was either hand hewn using an axe or squared with an adze.
If you are
interested in selling antique wood
to The Woodshop of Texas, please
with information about the material. Be sure to tell us the source of
material (i.e. barn, commercial building), the type of wood, and the
amount available. Please include some pictures of the wood and structure.