rustic wood cladding



Anthology Woods Surfrider Redwood collection pays homage to the early days of surfing in the mainland US with beachy distressed skip-planed wall paneling. The first surfers along the West Coast fashioned their boards from long and heavy pieces of redwood harvested in the Santa Cruz Mountains, and those same 140 year old boards are still intact today, epitomizing the durability and longevity of this prized wood.

PROJECT LOG: Reclaimed Wood Walls, Barn Door, and Bright Whites Fill a Cozy Cottage in Oregon

Anthology Woods is excited to share photos of this re-built guest cottage in Ashland, Oregon filled with 100 year old reclaimed wood re-used from the original structure.

Reclaimed wood wall cladding from the original structure is re-milled and re-used as wall paneling on the kitchen wall, and the floating shelves were originally joists.

Reclaimed wood wall cladding from the original structure is re-milled and re-used as wall paneling on the kitchen wall, and the floating shelves were originally joists.

When an Ashland couple contacted Coleman Creek Construction to re-build the cozy guest cottage adjoining their southern Oregon residence, it was observed that some of the existing wood in the structure might be re-usable.  A visit from Anthology Woods confirmed a considerable quantity of wood could be reclaimed, re-milled, and truly reincarnated for another life in the new structure!  Michael Hodgin of Coleman Creek saw to the careful deconstruction of the vintage structure circa 1900 and brought it to Anthology Woods where the task of removing metals began.  After metal removal, the wood was cut to a consistent 5" wide plank retaining the original antique rustic aged patina -- a unique wood look earned only through age and exposure.

The reclaimed wood was fastened to the walls and the homeowners chose to paint a portion of it white to brighten the interior - retaining the naturally weathered face on a feature wall that runs continuous through two levels & into a vaulted ceiling.  The soft natural texture of reclaimed wood both warms the space and absorbs more sound than sheet-rocked walls would. 

Coleman Creek also created reclaimed wood floating shelves from old joists in the building, to reside in the kitchen & bathroom.  A sliding barn door provides access to the bathroom, and was also custom-built from salvaged wood in the project. 

Finally, a storage loft was created in the vaulted ceiling, for which reclaimed Douglas Fir beam lumber was sourced from Anthology Woods.  The large reclaimed beams serve both an aesthetic and structural purpose upstairs, and enclose a comfortable sleeping space below. 

This charming and light-filled space was once a dilapidated structure, and now provides a restful guest house that utilizes recycled materials from the original building! 

To get the look of the wall planking, check out FSC certified reclaimed Frontier Blend wood wall paneling from Anthology Woods.  For custom beam needs, please contact us directly with details about your project so we can help you source the perfect wood for your space!

PROJECT LOG: Rustic Wall Cladding And A Durable Bar Top

We're excited to share some pics of the recent installation of Northwest Blend Wall Cladding and Solid Dinizia Bartop at the newly opened Morgans on Main in Woodland, CA!  The owners chose the rustic yet refined look of Anthology Woods Northwest Blend wall paneling with a custom square-channel reveal to compliment the upscale interior finishes.  Reclaimed Dinizia was the perfect choice for the bar given its extreme hardness and durability (janka rating over 3000!).  

Hats off to Morgans on Main for choosing a sustainable, reclaimed source for their design, and a special thanks to Raven Woodworks for the installation. 

Photos: living room with weathered wood wall

Picture time!  Northwest Blend Weathered Wood Wall Paneling Installation

Contemporary Florida residence embraces the look of a reclaimed wood wall.

We love it when our clients send us photos of their finished spaces!  Brian in Florida used Anthology Woods Northwest Blend wood cladding to line the back of his custom entertainment center.  His architect and designer did a great job framing the rustic weathered wood in a clean and refined manner for the contemporary residence.  The weathered wood wall paneling lends a casual edge to the neatly built white cabinets and shelves.  This is Northwest Blend in fixed 5" widths:


Photos provided by home owner.  For information on Northwest Blend wall cladding, reach out to us!  

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