Re purposed building materials / Guides

Recycled barn beams and a refinished clawfoot bathtub
Recycled and Reclaimed Materials

Recycled & reclaimed materials

...reclaiming the old bricks for re-use yourself here is a good resource on cleaning and preparing your bricks for their new life. Recycled concrete for foundations and slab floors : Concrete production is a huge source of greenhouse gas emissions; buying concrete with a percentage of recycled content will add pretty mu...

Diving to retrieve sunken timber from the log drive
Recycled and Reclaimed Materials

Reclaiming sunken timber from the log drive

...reat place to store wood. Water pressure forces the sap from trees, so the wood is actually quite well preserved. There are also dimensions of logs at the bottom of our rivers that are a rare sight in today's forests, permitting board sizes virtually unheard of in modern lumberyards. Rob Black goes on to say "We ar...