The first wagons were just open boxes but covered vans were added from the 1860s and a wide range of special wagons were eventually built to handle many specialised traffics. Towards the end of its existence these were all painted in a grey livery, but before that both black and red had been used at different times.
These samples have been dressed to show the patina and color of these unique boards, to find these reclaimed original floorboards is rare in this quantity and this batch is an amazing opportunity for anyone looking for original floorboards.Read More...
A rare opportunity exists to purchase this reclaimed lumber from a 17th century old european winery.
Our latest shipment of Reclaimed French Oak lumber has been delivered by road freight from our Depot in LA to the East coast of the USA. This beautiful lumber came to us from a collection of european salvage reclaimed from old buildings some built as early as the 17th Century.
What is the difference between French Oak and European Oak?
Oak has been used as a traditional building material throughout Europe for the past 1000 years. Each region of Europe has an Oak that they have used over time.
American oak flooring typically has much larger grain and growth rings in its boards and a much lighter tone compared to French Oak Flooring. Due to the amount of different variations there are of American Oak, the boards also tend to have more of a colour variation across them.Read More...