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Look for salvage lumber from a building dismantler or demolition company.  If you’re interested in a source in So CA, let me know.




Nels Roselund, SE

South San Gabriel, CA




From: erik gibbs [mailto:erik.gibbs(--nospam--at)]
Sent: Friday, October 20, 2006 9:36 AM
To: seaint(--nospam--at)
Subject: Using Old or reclaimed lumber


I am doing a a project and the architect wants a beam that spans 10 ft over an entryway, and it carries  380 plf. He wants the beam to "Look old" or be reclaimed. I guess something like a western appearance, if that makes sense. Does anyone have any experience or info about this situation?


Thanks Erik G