Antique Wall Board #40

An incredible run of 18th century chestnut wall boards. When trimmed and patched this batch will make a 70′ long wall that is 7’+ tall. Planks measure from about 10″ to 23″ wide (most 16″+) and 5/4″ thick. Great, relatively flat material that is rough sawn and has plaster and lath “ghosts.” Could be used “as is” with a good washing, a few boards need some holes patched and a few cracks glued or edges straight-lined. Or it could be hand-planed and beaded for a fabulous finished wall.

Cost: whole batch only, $20,000


Click for larger image. Added August 14, 2017.

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