Old Barns. Reclaimed Wood.
As seen in the eyes of WisconsinBarnBoardandBeam.Com
Each one is different. Barns. Barn Wood. It has character and it’s beautiful.
Look at the shades, colors, textures, and sizes and condition of the boards and beams.
We love looking at old barns and buildings. We never get tired of talking about them!
Got an old barn and want to talk about it? Contact us and we’ll talk.
Hey! Take a look at these images. We now have beautiful hardwood flooring made from our Reclaimed Lumber inventory.
This is this skip planed Hardwood reclaimed flooring made from barn Wood. It looks just like a piece you would buy at the lumber yard but with the circle saw marks and dirty face. And, this is real reclaimed lumber that came from out projects and inventory.
Widths up to 5″. It is tongue and groove machined and end matched. The back side is stress cut.
I’ve see some of this stuff finished and installed and it’s jaw dropping beautiful. Sells in California at anywhere from $12 to $45 depending on the species and availability.
Right now, we are offering the following wood species at the listed prices. FOB our warehouse. Inquire for more details.
- Widths up to 5 inches wide
- oak mix $6 sq foot
- white oak $8
- Mixed hardwoods $5 bf
- Pine $5 bf
Here is a copy of a testimonial letter we received from a lovely couple who hired us to restore their barn. It makes us feel good to hear from someone who appreciates our love of old barns and the desire to restore them. Best Wishes and Good Luck my friends!
“Hope I’m sending this message to the right department.
My wife and I have watched as so many rustic barns are torn down rather than brought back to life and restore that rustic image of Wisconsin.
Last November 2010 my wife and I bought an abandoned farm in Adams County from a seller that was not interested in bringing it back to life. It was exciting and first opportunity to purchase a project like this and fulfill a long time dream of owning a farm. It was a small farm with only 30 acres with a home that was destroyed by squatters and showed no value in restoring. The property also had a utility garage, machine shed and old barn. The acreage had trash old tires and misc garbage everywhere.
We made a decision to tear down the house and start from scratch planning a future rustic home to accommodate family and friends. Our plan was simple bring the buildings back to life, clean up the property and then begin to build the home of our dreams. Our plans are to turn the farm into an organic growing operation and have named the property “Glacier Ridge Organics” due to the beautiful view we share to the west of our property of the bluffs left over from the days of glaciers inhabiting the region.
We finished the utility garage and machine shed and focused on the barn. After having several contractors inspect the barn we were told the best thing to do was to tear it down and build a new pole barn. We were saddened to think of losing this part of Wisconsin farming history and the barn that sold us on the property. Our next step after accepting the fact that we might have to tear it down we contacted a well know Wisconsin company (Wisconsin Barn Board and Beam) that sells used barn wood and asked if they would consider tearing down our barn.
They sent out one of their contractors (Kenny Goodwin) and after inspecting the barn convinced us that this old barn could be brought back to life and not to tear it down. It has been two weeks now as we watch his crews bring our old barn back to life and its one of the most exciting things to witness. We have photographed the process and would recommend this company to anyone considering destroying/removing a part of Wisconsin history.
Challenged financially during this process we continue to forge forward in reviving this piece of Wisconsin history. If you feel your viewers would enjoy seeing this project or highlighting this amazing company that has helped us accomplish this restoration project we can make this happen.
Ken & Lynn “
In all of my years I have never seen something like this before. I’ve seen gold , silver, and platinum ones…. I’ve even see plastic ones… but I never saw wood ones before. WeWOOD – Buy A Watch. We’ll Plant A Tree
And, they plant a tree everytime. That’s great!
Hey! I just stumbled across a company that makes watches out of wood…and if you buy one they plant a tree. Take a peek.
We found a yard full of beams. There were almost all white oak. I think there were over 20 truckloads. The wood was cribbing8x8’s and around 8′ long. The whole thing went in two days. Fast moving industry at times!
Here is a barn we just took down. Notice the old foundation that it was built on and the tons of hay still inside.
When I was a kid in elementary school, I drew a picture of a farm. It had brown cows, green grass, and the sun was yellow. The problem was the barn was green.
My teacher took one look at my artwork and proclaimed, “All Barns Are Red!” I didn’t believe her and refused to make my barn red. I claimed that I saw a green barn but she immediately rejected that claim and humiliated me in front of the class.
For all of you teachers that still think that all barns are red, I ask you to look at the ‘Green’ barn board shown here. I can assure you that all barns are not red… we at Wisconsin Barn Board and Beam have some white ones, some brown ones, and yes, some green ones.
Just wanted to let you know!
White Oak Beams
If you looked at the inventory page, you saw some logs called “92 White Oak Logs”. The logs came from an 80+ year old barn. (We have a photo of the barn)
For various reasons, we have decided to saw the logs into beams. As soon as we have the sawing completed we will offer them for sale.
The beams will be de-nailed and cut to the maximum size possible. They will average around 5″ to 7″ by 12′ to 14′ long…. some are bigger and longer. We’ll make a detailed list when we’re done and provide some nice photos.
The beams are located in North Carolina near Raleigh. We do have a loader available there. They will be availble the week of October 11th.
We offer these beams on a first come, first served basis. The first customer to place a deposit will own the beams. We are asking around $2 per bf. and an estimate of board footage will be included with the inventory list.
Don’t Wait! Call Kenny at 608-475-8066 or send a quick message and we’ll contact you.
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