Our reclaimed solid and engineered wood flooring products are fully manufactured from centuries old reclaimed timber.
We manufacture in a way that is healthy for you, our employees, and the communities we work in. We run our business in as socially and environmentally responsible way possible. And, we Ã¢re committed to supply you the very best flooring on the market.
On reclaimed wood
We love all trees, but there is nothing like the character of antique wood. Old growth trees cut over a hundred years ago offer superior stability, rich patinas, intense grain, and if we are lucky signs of its previous life including ferrous staining, bolt holes and insect tracks. By recycling wood we reduce our dependence on fresh sawn wood and prevent the filling of landfills. In some cases, it is only through salvaging old wood that we have species like Chestnut and Elm which were both wiped out by blights in the early parts of the 20th Century.
The story of your floor
Its journey started a few hundred years ago as a seed, growing a century or more into a mature tree. It was then harvested in the 1600s or 1700s and milled into timber, flooring, or siding for the building, barn, or factory it would serve. As these structures outlived their usefulness, they were abandoned or demolished and disposed of in landfills or burned. Fast forward to the last 30 years. Our full time acquisitions team works across the nation to rescue antique wood.
Once in our yard, the timbers or planks are labeled, digitally cataloged, and stacked until needed. Once selected, the piece is moved to our denailing station where any metal artifacts are removed by hand using metal detectors. Next, the timbers move to the head saw, then the resaw where they are milled into planks, sorted, and sent to our kiln to dry. After a few days in the kiln, the moulder blanksÂ meet our expert molders where they are given precision tongue and groove. The planks then go through quality control and are shipped to you.