Salvaged Antique Wood

We supply vintage recycled building materials in chestnut, oak and pine. Antique beams, boards, joists, etc. can be used for either decorative or structural purposes, such as cathedral ceilings. We have a variety of salvaged antique wood in stock; please email or call us to discuss your application and needs. Subscribe to my mailing list for periodic e-mail updates on this and other inventory.

For Sale: Updated 8/26/15

PA pine beams 8'x 18”:  

3 very large beams available for mantel beam, decorative tie beam, etc..  They are 8” x 18” in profile x 13', 15' and 20'. 

Cost: $100 per linear foot, whole beam only

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New 9.5" x 13" hewn white pine beams:

These four beams were made for a custom project, but then replaced with antique beams. Two measure ~26' long + half-lap (2'6") and two measure ~30' long + half-lap (2'6").

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Cost: SALE! $2,500 regularly $4,500 for all four beams.

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First Period Summer Beam c.1682:

This summer beam was removed from a first period house in Wabam, MA, recently during 'modernizing' renovations. It has all the markers for the period, including Tusk tennons, a bevel with lambs tongue with no bark edge and scribe marks.

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Cost: $4,500

Oak Stock (#1)

Approximately 210 linear feet of ~3" x 3", straight sawn, antique oak. Sixteen pieces are 8' or longer, seven are 6'+ long, and eight are 4' to 5' long.

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Cost: $1050

Joist Set (#4)

Twelve chestnut joist in great condition and with unique pattern. ~2.5" x 7" straight sawn. Eight are 11'5", four are 11'1.5", two are 7'2".

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Cost: $3000, full set only

Rafter Set (#5)

Five sets of circular sawn chestnut rafters (10 pieces). 10'6" long (tip to tip) and ~3" x 5" at base and ~ 3" x 4" at top. Freshly cut at a 45 degree angle

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Cost: $1000, full set only


Antique Tiger Maple #6:

Four pieces of figured, 100 year old, tiger maple from upstate Minnesota.  They are 2” x 6” x 8’ each and the best figure is on the 2” edges. 

Cost: minimum of 1 full length, $25 per linear foot, $200 each 8’ piece.

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Antique Tiger Maple #5:

Two pieces of highly figured, 100 year old, tiger maple from upstate Minnesota.  They are 3” x 4” x ~10’-6” each.  They both have one edge that is a partial live edge.  Great for smaller parts on instruments or gun and knife handles. 

Cost:  minimum of 1 full length, $75 per linear foot.

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Antique Tiger Maple #4:

I have 24 linear feet left of highly figured, 2” x 6”, 100 year old tiger maple from upstate Minnesota.  There are 4 pieces that are 3’, 6’, 7’, & 8’ long.  They have been purchased for backs of violins and guitar necks with overwhelming positive feedback. 

Cost:  minimum of 3’ to 4’ depending on what’s left, $100 per linear foot.

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Honduran Crotch Mahogany #2: 

Solid single piece of true Honduran crotch mahogany.  62 board feet. Old stock from a central CT veneer maker that went out of business decades ago.  This piece is a veneer starter ‘block’ that measure ~28” x 53” x 6” thick. 

Cost:  $3150

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Honduran Mahogany #3: 

This is a huge slab of true Honduran mahogany that was brought into the country approximately 40 years ago.  It measure 2&1/2” thick x 43” wide x 84&1/2” tall, milled and kiln dried (years ago). 

Cost:  $7.500

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African Mahogany #4

This piece is older and darker than #1, 2 & 3 (below) and has some grain patterns. It measures 36" wide x 73" long x 2" thick and has been kiln dried but not milled.

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Cost: $1,850

African Mahogany #3

Very large and clear African Mahogany plank with live edges. 42" wide x 47&1/2" long x 1&3/4" thick. 28 board feet.

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Cost: $1,450

African Mahogany #2

Very large and clear African Mahogany plank with live edges. 45" wide x 5'3" long x 1&3/4" thick. 38 board feet.

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Cost: $2,000

African Mahogany #1

Very large and clear African Mahogany plank with live edges. 41"+ wide x 7'+ long x 1&3/4" thick. 49 board feet. Milled, kiln dried and very flat. Perfect for island top or table top.

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Cost: $2,800

Honduran Crotch Mahogany #1

This solid, single piece of crotch mahogany measures approximately 30" wide x 53" tall x 4.25" thick. There is approximately 47 bd ft of wood in this piece.

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Cost: $2,350

Brazilian Mahogany:
2 planks that are approx. 2” thick x 15” wide x 15’ long.

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Cost: $3,000


Wainscott section #1: 

Small section of wainscott that lifted away from the wall for access behind panel.  44” wide x 30&1/2” tall. 

Cost: $250

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Wallboard #36:  

200sf+ of 19th C., hand-planed and painted black spruce from Canada.  130sf is 21’ long with and average width of 12”. 

Cost: $14sf, whole batch only, $2,800

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Wallboard #35:ON HOLD

~160sf+ of a numbered, interior barn wall from Woodstock, CT. The wall measured 18’ wide x 12’6” tall, but the bottom left hand corner had water damage from the lower wind-brace down.  Most boards are 10’ to 12’+ long. 

Cost: $12sf, whole batch only, $1,920

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Wallboard #34: SOLD

300 year old, numbered chestnut wall boards.  These wall boards made up 3 walls of an early 18th C. Pomfret Center, CT farmhouse.  The vertical section made up two interior wall partitions, a 10' wall and a 15' wall, or 25 linear feet of wall, and are double sided.  The 10' section is about 7'6” tall and the 15' section, which includes the door, is 7' 2” tall.  The vertical chestnut boards are very wide, up to 24” wide, 5/4 thick and double sided. 

Cost: complete package only, $20,500.

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Wallboard #33:

100sf of wide, hand-planed, white pine wall boards.  Double sided and partially painted one side, lower section.  The section is 13' wide x 7'11” tall, with width range from 12” to 19” wide. 

Cost: 100sf @ $25sf, whole batch only, $2,500.

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Wallboard #31:

This is another double sided, hand planed wall, with about 75% of one side unpainted. The wall measures 13' wide x 7'4” tall, or 95sf. The unpainted section of the same wall measures about 8' wide x 7'4” tall.

Cost: 95sf @ $20sf, whole batch only, $1900.

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Wallboard #30:

These are 53sf of hand planed and beaded and heavily painted wall boards. As a horizontal wall section it would measure 7'8” wide x 7' tall. As a vertical wall, as pictured, it would be 7' wide x 7'8” tall.

Cost: 53sf @ $18.50, whole batch only, $980.

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Wall board #28

112sf  early 18C.  feather edge wall boards from two different sources. Section measures approximately 16' wide x 7' tall(minimum). 

Cost: $20sf  'as is', whole batch only,  $2240

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New, wide white pine wall boards #1

We have recently produced 500sf of super wide (18" to 26", most are 20" to 26"), hand-planed and hand-beaded Eastern White Pine. This batch is all from the same tree and will finish 8'4" or taller--much of it 8'6" or more.

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Cost: whole batch, $20sf or $10,000; partials, $25sf


Chestnut Pew-Backs: #30+ paneled chestnut pew-backs from the early 20th C.  Clear, high quality chestnut.  Could be used for wainscot or wall paneling or disassembled and used as furniture stock. 

Cost:  $150 each or all for $3000

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Chestnut Stock #15: #25 boards (160sf) + #22 boards (165sf) of clear, high grade chestnut.  Total of 325sf.  The #25 boards measure approximately 9” wide x 8’-8” long x 7/8” thick.  The #22 boards are 13” wide x 9’ and made with a wide board (9” to 13”) with a narrow board nailed to it. 

Cost:  $25sf, whole batch only, $8,125

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Oak stock #3: 

batch of 5/4 oak that was originally used as cow stanchions.   #20+ pieces measuring approximately 32” tall and varying widths, each have an angled edge.   #26+ pieces measuring approximately 4” to 5” in widths and 48”+/- long. 

Cost: whole batch only, $500.

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Sub-flooring batch #11:

200sf of early 18C. live edge Red Pine sub-flooring from Northern MA house.  Widths of ~10” to 14” and a length (when trimmed) of ~ 13’. 

Cost: $6sf, whole batch only, $1200

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Chestnut Stock Overview:

Along with the numbered chestnut batches, I have thousands of board feet of stock not listed.  Let me know if you are looking for dimensional chestnut stock for any project such as building your own dining room table.

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New white pine stock: 

Although not antique, these are great for your "green" building projects. I have thousands of square feet of wide and long, rough sawn (straight saw marks) boards salvaged from downed trees.  Most is $5 per square foot. 

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Chestnut Stock #9:

Approximately 650sf of early 1800's chestnut attic roof sheathing.  The pictures show both sides of the wood.  It could be used 'as is' for a decorative sub-floor on a second floor with the original bottom side showing (with ghosts from rafters), or it could be milled (top side with black stains) to produce a very high quality chestnut flooring that is peppered with nail holes from the roofing. 

Cost: for batch $5,500.

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Oak Stock #2

Approximately 300 linear feet of quarter sawn oak from the early 1800s...The widths average approximately 5" and range from 3" to 6.5". The four different lengths are 6'10", 8'8", 10'3" and 12'4". The nominal thickness is 7/8"+/-. The figure and patina just under the original surface is fantastic.

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Cost:120sf @ $20sf, whole batch only, $2400

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New, wide white pine #2:

Super wide (18" to 26", most are 20" to 26") hand-planed and hand-beaded Eastern White Pine. This batch is all from the same tree and will finish at a minimum of 7'2".

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Cost: whole batch of 230sf @ $20sf or $4,600; partials, $25sf.

Pine Flitch

These 3 consecutive white pine boards are new, live edge and have been kiln dried and milled. They are all 5/4 thick. The measurements are as follows: they are all 5'6" tall; 38" wide (30" heart), 36" wide (27" heart), 34" wide (24" heart).

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Cost: $1,280 for set of 3

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