Colonial Lumber

Reclaimed Wood | Wide Pine

COLONIAL LUMBER brand  SALE – ( April 01 to May 31 ) Tobacco Pine Flooring  / Wormy Chestnut 3/4" Flooring – $4.95  …

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Early American barns with their large open expanses were timber frame structures. The massive timbers used in construction, up to 24" wide, were often pine. Heart Pine, White & Yellow Pine are used today buy Colonial Lumber in the processing of 100% reclaimed salvaged wide antique flooring.

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Wide Plank Flooring

Wide pine flooring is generally straight-grained, easy to work, and highly stable.  Re-sawn Wide antique pine flooring is referred to as Old Growth White Pine, Long leaf Pine, and Wide Heart Pine.  Antique wide pine Flooring is a favorite for flooring and furniture because of its excellent machining qualities.  It is used extensively in the manufacture of moldings and other antique millwork items like, antique wainscoting, reclaimed paneling, wide antique pine baseboards, antique window casings, wide crowns, and other moldings including wide pine stair-treads and custom hand made furniture.  The heavy, more durable, hand hewn, saw cut, wide pine beams add a warmth and rich character to a room.  Wide antique pine barn siding, weathered from gray to brown or gold, is often used for indoor paneling

Wide antique pine is a favorite for restoration projects, such as a period recreation home. Our wide pine kitchen cabinets provide a distinct look and feel in a more contemporary home. 100% authentic reclaimed planks are milled from old barn boards and timbers. Scattered nail and spike holes, cracks, worm holes, insect scars, and legacy saw marks give antique pine flooring a rich aged character. Antique pine planks are golden honey to darker reds in color.

100% Solid Wood Flooring – Reclaimed


Reclaimed lumber is popular for many reasons, the wood's unique appearance and its contribution to green building with the history of the wood's origins, and the wood's physical characteristics such as strength with the stability and durability. Reclaimed beams can be sawn into wider planks than newly harvested lumber, and many companies report that their products are more stable than newly cut wood because reclaimed wood has been exposed to changes in humidity for far longer and is therefore more stable, allowing it to be used with radiant heating systems. In some cases, the timbers from which the boards were cut had been naturally expanding and contracting for over a century in their previous installation. Radiant heat, with its low temperatures and even distribution affects the wood flooring the same way, but the impact is much less dramatic with antique wood than newly sawn wood because antique wood has already been through this cycle for years.

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History

Tobacco Americas first cash crop in 1612

 

Barn Wood

Reclaimed Oak Flooring

 The large board roof of barns often under metal were wide pine also oak with hemlock and chestnut.

 

Reclaimed Oak

Barn Wood

Pens for sale

Barns often had pens of varying shapes and sizes used to shelter cattle that would rub up against the wood pen making the surface of the wood nice and smooth and worn.

 

Antique Timber Frame Barns for sale

The early American timber frame barn with its large open expanses were often massive ( up to 24" wide ) hand hewn or saw cut barn beams were used in construction. Colonial Lumber reclaims many of this prized old growth barn beams.

 

Post + and + Beam

Posts (vertical uprights)

Beams (horizontal timbers)

Joint together either buy the early lap joint or buy the pegged mortise and tendon. Historically, the timbers would have been hewn square using a felling axe and then surface finished with a broad axe.

 

History Barn Types

stable also barn conversion with bank barn then barn raising and barn yard.

 

Carriage House / Cart Shed

These typically were open fronted single story buildings supported by wood across roof and sometimes heavy timber post legs. Horse- drawn carriages are common storage in a Carriage House.

 

History Pole Barn

A simple structure that consists of pole embedded in the ground to support a roof. Walls are made of wood, offten weatherd barn siding.

 

History Small Barn / Shelter Sheds

Open fronted structures for stock.

 

History Stable

After the barn this is typically historically the scond oldest building on the farm.

 

History Threshing Barn

For the processing and storage of cereals, to keep them in a dry place. The large doors allow for wagon to be driven through, the smaller one allow for sorting and sheep and other stock in the spring and summer.

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