Reclaimed Wood. A Field Guide

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Description

The first handbook on reclaimed wood, combining useful information, rich history, and design ideas.

  • Publisher: Abrams Books
  • Author(s): Klaas Armster, Alan Solomon, Michel Arnaud (photographer)
  • Publication date: 08 Oct 2019
  • Number of pages: 240
  • MediaPaper book
  • Weight (in grams)914
  • LanguagesEnglish
  • EAN13 (Paper book): 9781419738180

 

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.