At Reclaimed West we specialize in reclaiming the building material from old structures whether they are barns, homes or commercial buildings. We are very passionate about providing reclaimed materials to today’s construction industry, but we also like to celebrate when we see an old structure remain in tact, finding a new purpose. Over the last … Continue reading A Second Chance For An Old Barn
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So just a quick note on “Take a Second Look” from Troy
"Stop and smell the roses", "Take a second look" are just a couple of sayings that inspire us at Reclaimed West. We give old wood a second chance at life.
Off the Beaten Path We recently made our way to California with a load of lumber from RW Colorado yard. On the way back to Colorado, we decided to take a little detour off Interstate 80. One of our stops was in a little town called Bridgeport California, located on Hwy 395 (runs north/south on … Continue reading Bridgeport California
Barn Burner the RW Way
We don't burn barns, actually....we take them down and salvage every splinter we possibly can! If you want to see a barn being rescued, check out this time-lapse of the barn in Fort Wayne Indiana we salvaged. See our blog "Barn Deconstruction" for more information on this barn and ways reclaimed barn wood is used.
Life Long Lessons
Voices of the Past “Pick up after yourself!” Remember trailing mom (or dad) at the grocery store and spotting something you want like a gallon of ice cream? Before you take another step, the words roll right off your salivating tongue, “can we PLEEEZE get that?” Did you ever get a crushing answer?..... “No! … Continue reading Life Long Lessons
March 2018 Road Trip!
Road Trip! Check out the pictures of RW's latest adventure from Colorado to Kentucky. "Eddie, our trusted Co-Pilot!" As you see below, tobacco barns (sometimes called sheds) are unique to the area where they are built, and every farmer has their own preference for the venting system, depending on winds and efficiency. Below … Continue reading March 2018 Road Trip!
The Beauty of a Redwood Tree – Part Two
The Journey To A New Purpose Here are the redwoods we recovered from Stanford Golf Course. We brought them to our Keensburg Colorado yard where they will be processed into beautiful park benches! If you have any ideas for projects or interested in a bench, give us a call or email Troy at firstname.lastname@example.org. Part … Continue reading The Beauty of a Redwood Tree – Part Two
Efficient Space in A Limited Environment
RW would like to announce the new addition at our yard in Mountain View. What started out as a small construction experiment, has turned into an amazing office space. Building Details This office is 8' x 16'. The exterior siding is from a barn built in 1890 from Fort Wayne Indiana. The doors and floors … Continue reading Efficient Space in A Limited Environment
Driftwood People and wood are similar to one another in that both branch out and travel. There are lots of adjectives to describe a person that travels, however, traveling wood is best described as drifting, or simply driftwood. If you've ever been to a lake, a river or the ocean, you have most likely … Continue reading Traveling Wood
The Beauty of a Redwood Tree – Part One
RW thanks Colony Landscaping and the Urban Forest for the valuable lead to recover redwoods..