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  • A Look Into the Past
    On Groundhog Day, Punxsutawney Phil may be able to help us see 6 weeks into the climate’s future, but trees can help us see centuries and even millenniums into its past.
  • The Oaks of New Orleans
    Anyone who has ever been to New Orleans knows its residents are a very impassioned people. While the revelry has always been displayed proudly on the city’s streets, the despair and anger of the people was contained to a grove of Oak trees in what is now New Orleans City Park.
  • Olde Wood Awarded Best of Houzz 2017
    Olde Wood Limited has been awarded “Best of Service 2017” by the Houzz community!
  • The Last Stand
    Centuries ago, the forests in the Eastern United States were much different than they are now. They were dominated by a giant known as the American Chestnut. Unfortunately, a disease that came to be known as the Chestnut blight began killing the trees in 1904 and almost decimated the species by the 1950s. Luckily, though, a Wisconsin farmer with a love for Chestnut planted several of them on his f...
  • Wooden Highways
    There was a time in our past when our roads were not made of concrete or asphalt, but instead they were made of wooden planks. Today’s roadways may seem more efficient, but depending on your mode of transportation, wooden planks may be the best route. Learn when wooden plank roads would be more appropriate!
  • A New Year's Proclamation
    On January 1, 1863, Abraham Lincoln changed the course of the Civil War and the United States with his declaration of the Emancipation Proclamation. He considered it one of the most important aspects of his legacy, and it gave freedom to slaves in ten states. Several months passed before the reading of the proclamation reached the Southern states, but its first Southern reading could not have occu...
  • It's a Wonderful Life
    Today, most movie sets and visual effects are created by computers. Before technology was advanced enough for this, though, film crews had to build movie sets by hand. Favorite holiday film “It’s a Wonderful Life” was released on Christmas Day in 1946 and its set ended up being one of the most elaborate sets ever made.
  • Yuletide Timber
    While it may seem that Christmas trees spend eleven months of the year waiting for their time to shine in December, they actually see pretty steady action all year round. The most popular Christmas tree specie, Douglas Fir, has also played an equally iconic role in building our country.
  • Constitution Grove
    When the U.S. Congress passed the Naval Act of 1794, they approved to fund the construction of four wooden warships. One of those warships was the USS Constitution, which today is the world’s oldest commissioned warship still afloat. After 200 years, the ship still contains 12% of its original wood planking. Currently, the ship is docked for repairs but preparations for the restoration started a f...
  • Giving Thanks
    Thanksgiving has been an American tradition since 1621, even though it didn’t become an official holiday until 1863. The most recounted story of Thanksgiving is probably the first one that was celebrated by the Wampanoag tribe and the pilgrims from the Mayflower. After the pilgrims’ first successful harvest, the groups came together to celebrate with a three-day festival of thanksgiving. Holding f...
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  • Soliders in the Forest
    When the United States joined forces with the Allies in World War I, it was ready to provide vital resources to the war effort. One of the resources the Allies needed most was timber from the United State’s forests. To provide the amount of lumber needed, a new military unit named the Spruce Production Division was established. The Allies won the war for many reasons, but the contributions of the ...
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  • 5 Gorgeous Ways to Include Reclaimed Wood in Your Home
    With reclaimed wood’s unique and one-of-a-kind characteristics, you can use the material to make your space as unique as your tastes. The sky is the limit when it comes to how reclaimed wood can be used in residential and commercial projects. Our most recent project in Northeast Ohio is a perfect example of this as it used reclaimed wood in a variety of ways in its living area, office, and lower l...

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