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Rustic Dining Tables

Live Edge Rustic Dining Table - Metal Legs Raw Redwood Top

Rustic Dining Tables Figure 1: An example of redwood with a curly compression grain. Redwood is one of the few trees that will produce wood slabs that are long and wide enough to produce a full live edge table out of a single slab. This allows us to produce absolutely gorgeous rustic dining tables. With…

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Salvaging Redwood Burl Stumps

Salvaging Redwood Burl Stumps

Extracting and salvaging redwood stumps, logs, or even butt cuts, can be incredibly challenging. To extract redwood is likely the most laborious step in cutting redwood. This is true even with large earth moving equipment like cats and loaders. A lot of the stumps are buried under brush, dirt, smaller stumps and logs, sand, gravel,…

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Salvaged or Reclaimed?

Responsibly Sourcing Salvaged or Reclaimed Redwood Is all salvaged or reclaimed wood considered “green”? The answer is no. It can only be considered “green” if it is used within 250 miles of where it came from, otherwise it’s just salvaged or reclaimed. Today we are going to talk about the definitions of some of these words, and how they…

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Sanding Redwood

Sanding Redwood An example of redwood slab, sanded to perfection. Let’s talk about the first step of finishing your own redwood – sanding. Firstly, the most important rule to sanding redwood is simple – don’t overdo it! Secondly, the best advice we can give is to begin with the finished product in mind. This tutorial is for the…

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