Reclaimed Wood Furniture = Reinvented Beauty

Stunning Reclaimed Wood Furniture

For nearly 40 years, the practice of meticulously deconstructing existing buildings to recycle the wood into new and beautify pieces of reclaimed wood furniture has been building momentum and gaining in popularity.

Pieces identified as Reclaimed Wood Furniture have been crafted from aged, recycled (known as reclaimed) timbers which has been carefully salvaged to maintain their history and beauty. These pieces of fine wood were felled or harvested decades – or even centuries – ago, and used in building construction. When the time comes to demolish the old building, that wood is carefully salvaged so that it can be made into something new.

Here are just a few selections from the marvelous collection of Fine Furniture:

Tangier Mosaic Rustic Reclaimed Wood Furniture | 4 Drawer Accent Sideboard Cabinet Rustic Reclaimed Wood Furniture | Dining Table & Shutter Back Chair Set
Tangier Mosaic Reclaimed Wood Rustic 4 Drawer Sideboard Cabinet
Rustic Reclaimed Wood Furniture Dining Table & Shutter Back Chair Set
The delightful mosaic of the Tangier Mosaic reclaimed wood rustic sideboard cabinet is crafted with the skillful use of varying colors and degrees of distress that creates a unique look that resembles old tiles.  This piece is sure to be a wonderful and unique focal point in whichever room you choose to place it.Bring the comfort of reclaimed wood and the friendliness of the farmhouse home with Sierra Living Concepts’ Rustic Reclaimed Wood Furniture Dining Table & Shutter Back Chair Set
Regular Price $972.00
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Regular Price $4,124.00
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Appalachian Rainbow Shutter Door Reclaimed Wood Furniture | Buffet Cabinet Rustic Wood Patches Reclaimed Wood Furniture | Sideboard Buffet Cabinet
Rainbow Shutter Reclaimed Wood Buffet Cabinet
Rustic Wood Patches Reclaimed Wood Sideboard Buffet Cabinet
The solid hardwood Appalachian Rustic buffet has offers plenty of storage with two top drawers and a large 2-shelf cupboard, adorned with two colorful shutter doors. This naturally distressed small storage cabinet is crafted from wood reclaimed wood from Gujarat, and is naturally distressed because the paints have seasoned over time.From the wonderful furniture design team at Sierra Living Concepts comes this lovely handcrafted item in the Buffets & Sideboards collection.
Regular Price $1,049.00
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Regular Price $2,999.00
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 White Washed Reclaimed Wood Furniture | Large Wardrobe Armoire CabinetHesperos Reclaimed Wood Furniture | Console Cabinet
White Washed Reclaimed Wood Large Wardrobe Armoire Cabinet
Hesperos Reclaimed Wood Console Cabinet
 Sierra Living Concepts is renowned for their work crafting superior quality furniture & home decor. The craftsmanship is extraordinary. Their furniture artisans build every piece of furniture using techniques passed down through generations, with old-world authentic hand tools The Uttermost Hesperos Reclaimed Wood Console Cabinet from Carolina Rustica will make the perfect addition to any home.
Regular Price $2,849.00
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Regular Price $972.00
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Reclaimed Wood Furniture Process

To rescue this antiqued wood, the old building must be taken apart – piece by piece – rather than simply bulldozing the entire structure. This painstaking work not only provides the basis for beautiful pieces of wood furniture, but it also adds a layer of history and richness to reclaimed wood furniture pieces.

Reclaimed and recycled wood furniture is growing in popularity because of its unique ability to preserve a piece of history in a way that can be enjoyed for generations to come.

Because each piece of wood has its own history and story to tell, and this kind of old-growth wood is no longer available, each piece of furniture is absolutely unique.  That is likely part of the reason why reclaimed wood furniture has such an allure.

For certain uses, the reclaimed wood can be left intact. This is where you see large, reclaimed barn beams being used for specific installations.  Most often, however, especially when it comes to reclaimed wood furniture, the recycled wood is milled again so that it can be used for its new purpose.

The true and historical beauty of reclaimed wood furniture

Aside for the unique beauty that comes from reclaimed wood furniture, there are significant “green” benefits to recycling the fine pine, oak, hickory and teak woods that otherwise would have been tossed aside. Every piece of reclaimed wood furniture crafted means that new trees don’t need to be felled.

Reclaimed wood is also a much higher quality than the wood used in the construction of modern furniture. That’s because the recycled lumber and reclaimed wood comes old growth forest. Most of the recycled wood you’ll find in the reclaimed wood furniture pieces being made today dates back prior to modern construction and milling methods. This creates a unique combination of modern styling with old-word quality.

Antique wood is unmatched when it comes to its stunning beauty and the unique hues and coloration that come from the natural aging process. As the wood dried and aged, the oxidation occurred on the surface, creating a stunning patina. This is very difficult – if not impossible – to recreate in new lumber.

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