Monthly Archives: June 2017

Tobacco Wood: Can You Smell the History?

  Can You Smell the History? When I hear term tobacco wood, I imagine the smell of my father’s old pipe wafting out a smoky plume that had a delicious cherry smell.  Well, tobacco wood does not actually smell but, back in the late 1800s and early 1900s, many farmers who lived in the fertile river valleys grew tobacco. Using a mixture of pine species as siding, floor joists and roof rafters, they constructed barns for drying tobacco – a unique process that gave what we call tobacco pine its heavily mixed color.
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A Ceiling You Can Look Up To

A Ceiling You Can Look Up To This striking cathedral ceiling with antique oak is one you can look up to and admire.   More and more new homes are utilizing wood planking for walls and ceilings. Planked ceilings add visual texture and create great focal points in a room. So, the next time you are considering remodeling a room, look up and think about the addition of wood to your ceiling.   The wood paneling shown above, offers a natural element, unique contrast and warmth to any room. You can panel  partially up a wall.
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