Wooden nicknames: not always a good thing

2022-12-22T00:05:10-05:00November 16th, 2017|Barnyard fun|

Trees symbolize many things like strength and majesty. They soar above the heads of man, and for many years in the early days of our country our buildings as well. Given the uses that mankind has had for the tree it was sure to inspire a nickname or two over time but not as many [...]

Barns of the Civil War: Michael Bushman

2022-12-22T00:05:17-05:00August 24th, 2017|Barns of the Civil War, History|

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 [...]