• How to successfully (1) SOURCE (2) ORDER & (3) INSTALL Barn Wood Siding - Your browser does not seem to support iframes. Click here to read this PDF. Visit Barn Wood Product Page >
  • Cutting Allowance - "Overage" or "Cutting" Allowance As a general rule, you should plan to order 10% more material than is needed for the installation. This is because during installation, the length of the boards will be cut to accommodate the size and […]
  • Moisture Content - Revient Reclaimed Wood ships Nationwide, which means we must take into account the different humidity levels across the U.S. in our various markets.  For a very minimal charge, we will kiln dry the material to the specified moisture content as specified […]
  • Maintaining Wood Floors - Wood Flooring Maintenance Here is a guide on wood flooring maintenance, retrieved from the National Wood Flooring Association. Your installer is the best contact to ask about the maintenance of your floors based on the finish used when installed.[...] Cleaning wood floors […]
  • Timber Sawing Revealed: How old is your sawmill’s equipment? - BAND SAWS Rough sawn lumber has been edged and trimmed to size, but not surfaced. Generally this implies that the reclaimed piece was being used as a structural member. […]
  • The solution introduced in the 1850s for colonists confronted with vast American forests. - CIRCULAR SAWS The circular saw uses rotary motion and sharp tooth edges to cut through wood, carving its characteristic, swooping arcs into the lumber […]
  • The centuries-old building material Designers are searching for high and low - HAND HEWN TIMBERS Typically done when sawmills were unavailable or impractical, hand hewing yields a more primitive lumber appearance.  […]
  • Hygge: A Cozy Design Trend - We enjoyed reading this article from Mountain Living about a new design trend, Hygge (pronounced “hoogah”).  From Denmark, Hygge is “an ambiance, a sense of togetherness, a warm and fuzzy comfort, not unlike the feeling of changing into a pair […]
  • Grain Appearance - Every tree produces a unique grain pattern as it grows, the way this grain appears has to do with how a piece of lumber was cut from a log. There are three common face grain renditions produced by crosscutting, plain […]
  • Embodied Energy - Embodied energy is the sum of all the energy required to manufacture and produce any good or service and is useful in determining if “green” products are actually more environmentally friendly because it gauges the required inputs from initial extraction […]