Salvaged Antique Wood: Chestnut Sheathing
Salvaged Antique Wood
Chestnut Stock #9:
Approximately 650sf of early 1800's chestnut attic roof sheathing. The pictures show both sides of the wood. It could be used 'as is' for a decorative sub-floor on a second floor with the original bottom side showing (with ghosts from rafters), or it could be milled (top side with black stains) to produce a very high quality chestnut flooring that is peppered with nail holes from the roofing. Visually de-nailed, but should be metal detected before running through milling equipment. It could also be put down on a floor and sanded until the desired look is achieved. Other uses would be wall covering, bar tops, table-tops and furniture.
Cost: Whole batch only as a 'batch' price, square footage is a conservative estimate an yield should be expected to be lower. I culled material and removed junk. Some boards have bark edge 'wane' on one side. Cost for batch $5,500
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