Reclaimed Wood: A Field Guide

byKlaas Armster, Alan Solomon

Hardcover | October 1, 2019

Reclaimed Wood: A Field Guide by Klaas Armster
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The first handbook on reclaimed wood, combining useful information, rich history, and design ideas 

Wood reclaimed from old houses, factories, barns, water tanks, and boardwalks has become a valuable commodity, treasured for the patina that gives witness to its history. Our ancestors built well, using locally sourced lumber that expressed the culture and natural history of their region: oak and pine in the Northeast; hickory and cypress in the South; Douglas fir and redwood in the West. Reclaimed Wood: A Field Guide is the first complete visual handbook to this popular resource, covering history, culture, salvage, sources, contemporary uses (in buildings and furniture), and practical advice. 
Klaas Armster and Alan Solomon are partners at Sawkill Lumber Company, a leading Brooklyn-based supplier of reclaimed woods. The son of a mill owner/architect, Armster lives in Guilford, Connecticut. Solomon has spent a life in salvage, starting with a family scrapyard in the Boston area. He was profiled in a New Yorker article in 2008...
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Title:Reclaimed Wood: A Field GuideFormat:HardcoverProduct dimensions:240 pages, 9.35 X 7.3 X 1.2 inShipping dimensions:240 pages, 9.35 X 7.3 X 1.2 inPublished:October 1, 2019Publisher:Harry N. AbramsLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:1419738186

ISBN - 13:9781419738180

Appropriate for ages: All ages

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