Barns of the Civil War: Christian Thomas

The American Civil War was the most violent conflict this continent has ever witnessed. Central to many of the great and small battles were family farms and their barns. While many of these barns have been lost to time some of them still exist today. While they will never be used for reclaimed wood we [...]

2018-02-27T12:13:27-05:00March 27th, 2018|Uncategorized|

World’s Oldest Trees: The Sunland Baobab

Trees are some of the oldest known living organism on the planet. Surviving on this planet for 385 million years, only a handful of organisms live longer lives, mostly sponges, coral, and bacteria. Trees have survived nearly every disaster this planet has seen and there are trees on this planet that have been alive for [...]

2018-02-27T11:34:55-05:00March 20th, 2018|World's Oldest Trees|

Found in a Barn: Rare Cracker Jack Baseball Poster

Cracker Jack snacks are an iconic American food. Many people still enjoy the sweet tasting popcorn and nut delight and it has been associated most in Americana with the sport of baseball. Cracker Jacks are sold at many ballparks still to this day and are immortalized in the song “Take Me Out to the Ballgame” [...]

2020-04-11T00:55:09-04:00March 15th, 2018|Found in a barn, History|

The National Park Service and Reclaimed Wood

There are hundreds of historic homes and sites in this country that are open to the public as museums. Many are run by the National Park Service in their 400+ units around the country. With a finite budget they have to think creatively when a building needs to be constructed or repaired and in many [...]

2018-02-27T11:36:03-05:00March 13th, 2018|Benefits of Reclaimed Wood|

Barns of the Civil War: Henry Spangler

The American Civil War was the most violent conflict this continent has ever witnessed. Central to many of the great and small battles were family farms and their barns. While many of these barns have been lost to time some of them still exist today. While they will never be used for reclaimed wood we [...]

2020-04-11T00:55:09-04:00February 27th, 2018|Barns of the Civil War, History|

The Redwood and Sequoia: the largest trees in the world

Trees are some of the oldest known living organism on the planet. Surviving on this planet for 385 million years, only a handful of organisms live longer lives, mostly sponges, coral, and bacteria. Trees have survived nearly every disaster this planet has seen and there are trees on this planet that have been alive for [...]

2020-04-11T00:55:09-04:00February 22nd, 2018|World's Oldest Trees|