Original Basketball Court Flooring

This maple flooring is a slam dunk. Having traveled from two different basketball courts, we think it would be fun to see it rebound as flooring in a new space. Laid up as paneling for a wall or ceiling application would also score points. The line markings and original tongue-and-groove profile were kept when the … Read More

Good Things Come in Short Packages

Not every piece of reclaimed wood is a sixteen-foot beam.  Some pieces have all of their great history and character packed into a shorter length.  Whether they came to us that way or were cut from something larger, we think they make up for their diminutive size with monumental personality.   These smaller pieces beg to be … Read More

5 Things to Know about Barn Board

Aged and weathered reclaimed barn siding brings an air of rusticity to homes, restaurants, retail stores, and exteriors. Here are five things you should know before you begin your barn board project. Reclaimed barn board, often called barn wood or barn wood siding, is offered as a reclaimed paneling or siding product by a number … Read More

Apollinaire Theatre’s Outdoor Wooden Set

CHELSEA, MA  Longleaf Lumber again has the privilege of participating in a creative reclaimed wood endeavor with the Apollinaire Theatre Company. This time, the magic is happening in Chelsea’s PORT Park for the 2018 summer production of Shakespeare’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream. At the park, massive reclaimed Douglas fir beams from the Hingham Shipyard have been incorporated … Read More

Seattle Art Museum’s Italian Room

In western Washington state, the cold, rainy season is in full swing. The three-hundred year-old reclaimed wood flooring in the Seattle Art Museum’s Italian Room, however, is warm, cozy, and radiant as ever.

Apollinaire Theatre Live Oak Bar

189 Winnisimmet Street once housed the Post Office and Odd Fellows Home in Chelsea, Massachusetts. Built in 1906, it was one of the few buildings in the area to survive the great Chelsea Fire of 1908, which burned 350 acres and left 15,000 people homeless. Today, 189 Winnisimmet is home to the Chelsea Theater Works and … Read More

Building A Reclaimed Hickory Staircase

In 2016, NS Builders was hired to renovate a condominium in Boston’s Seaport District. Part of this undertaking involved building a challenging reclaimed hickory wood and steel frame staircase.

Longleaf’s Glamour Shoot

On a recent hot and dusty June afternoon, Boston-based portrait and lifestyle photographer Samara Vise visited the Longleaf Lumber reclaimed lumber mill in Berwick, ME. Our mill team was prepared with their cleanest clothes and brightest smiles!

Martin’s Redwood

Local furniture maker Martin Conserva took this salvaged redwood slab table to the next level with glass beads, epoxy, and accompanying custom chairs.