FSC® Certified Reclaimed Western Red Cedar

April 5th, 2012

Pacific Northwest Timbers has a beautiful inventory of FSC® certified Reclaimed Western Red Cedar Cants.

This is very special material in large dimensions, which we can saw and remanufacture to your specifications.

Call 360.379.2792 for more info.

 

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Historic Large-Dimension Ocean Salvage Timbers

April 4th, 2012
The Canadian Exporter Breaks in Half 1921 Copyright Columbia River Maritime Museum

The Canadian Exporter Breaks in Half 1921 Copyright Columbia River Maritime Museum

Origins

Some of the most intriguing lumber we have in stock was never used in construction, and yet still considered salvage timbers. These beams are believed to have been loaded onto a Canadian ship in 1921 that wrecked off the Pacific Coast.

In early 2010 as a beach near the wreck eroded, the shipwreck became exposed and the cargo began washing ashore. The Canadian Exporter was carrying 3 million board feet of lumber plus 200 tons of other cargo, heading from Vancouver, British Columbia to Portland, Oregon and then on to Asia, according to a story in the Seattle Times. Some of the timbers that Crossroads and our sister company, Pacific Northwest Timbers now have in inventory were found by locals and hauled ashore with a tow truck, a few others were discovered just beneath the waters’ surface by a local oyster fisherman.

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Reclaimed Wood Seattle Blog

October 7th, 2011

We just finished porting the site over to this wonderful WordPress software allowing us to better serve you with all the latest info and events surrounding the reclaimed wood recycled lumber arena in the Seattle area and Pacific Northwest.

Pacific Northwest Timbers will be your host with articles running the gamut of all things reclaimed wood and ecofriendly green building practices for, in and around the greater pacific northwest and Seattle area.

If you are further south and closer to Central California click here> for our sister reclaimed wood company.