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How to use the white pin to rebuild a school
Lignetics Inc. now holds an even stronger position in the England and mid-Atlantic markets
Two Okanagan projects have been remarked for excellence in wood architecture and design
The most celebrated projects at Wood Design Awards
Just five hours to mount a prefabricated house
THE SALES OF WOOD PROCESSING MACHINERY AND INTERMOB FAIRS ARE ON ITS WAY
German forests will be used much more as energy sources in the future
What is the difference between "wild forest wood" and plantation wood
Forests will become an invaluable "carbon sink"
Could wood be a key sustainable resource of our future?
How should a fabulous rustic home look like?
Walnut, hickory, white oak, elm and pine. Name a fine hardwood, and you`re certain to find it in Don and Debbie Nelson`s Elkhorn home. Located off a winding gravel road overlooking a private lake with a sandy beach, their rustic residence boasts soaring wooden ceiling beams, an open staircase, gleaming flooring, custom cabinetry and one-of-a-kind furniture. When it comes to furniture, Don takes over the custom crafting along with two employees. He fashioned the walnut table adjacent to the kitchen with a 2-inch-thick "live edge" top that follows the natural contours of the wood. It won`t be there for long, though. It's a placeholder for a table currently under construction. Letting no good wood go to waste is a major part of Don`s mission. The majority of his wood comes from trees felled during storms or cleared to make room for housing developments and farmland. That kind of wood is destined for burn piles or wood chippers, but not if the couple can help it. The impressive red oak staircase with steps 3 inches thick is another salvaging triumph. The soaring pine ceiling beams held in place with brackets designed by Don were sourced from a controlled government forest fire in New Mexico. The stair landing is walnut, a highly sentimental detail for Don. It came from his grandfather`s sawmill. Article and images source: www.omaha.com
April 11, 2018