Category Archives: Architectural Salvage

Why Choose Virgin Growth Lumber?

Virgin growth lumber is the best building material you can find in the natural world, and researchers have yet to come up with anything comparable. Much of the timber used prior to the 20th century was from virgin, or first-growth … Continue reading

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Salvaged Lumber Sole Legitimate Source of Quality Lumber

Anybody who has ever monitored the performance of currently available 2nd and third growth lumber in exterior applications knows that it is nearly useless for replacement service, developing rot quickly when used in exposed areas. Use of what standing first … Continue reading

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1855 Church Plaster Ceiling Collapses

Late Sunday April 24, 2016 the ceiling of the Fellowship Hall at the Easthampton Congregational Church, in Easthampton, Massachusetts collapsed, setting off the fire alarm and summoning the sexton.  The collapse was total, filling the room with plaster, wood lathe … Continue reading

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Beautiful Hand Selected and Hand Finished Salvaged Lumber.

Harvested from the “industrial forest”, that is, demolition salvage, the original builders would be astonished by the beautiful interior finishes produced by Historic Flooring, LLC, of Johnson City, Tennessee from lumber resawn from timbers and planks that were originally used … Continue reading

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