The American Chestnut

2020-04-11T00:55:16-04:00November 1st, 2016|American Chestnut, Types of Wood|

The American Chestnut (castenea dentate) has been one of the most important trees in American history and one of the finest trees in the world. It is a deciduous tree in the beech family and before the 20th century existed all throughout the eastern United States. Alas in the early 1900s fungal blight from imported [...]

Rustic Themed Retailers

2020-04-11T00:55:17-04:00May 16th, 2016|Antique Oak, Types of Flooring, Types of Wood|

Rustic Themed Retailers Go For Reclaimed Oak Flooring Most of us who are old enough, remember Banana Republic stores as one of the earliest rustic themed retailers. As I remember them, there was some character wood around the cash wrap and displays, but very little anywhere else. (And certainly no reclaimed wood flooring! ) The [...]