Grateful for the mention in hunker magazine's article on reclaimed wood and how to use. The article titled "Everything to Know About Decorating With Reclaimed Wood" was published on April 26, 2020.
But, explains Solomon, it's also the quality of the wood that is important. Older wood often comes from old-growth forests where the trees were able to grow to very old age and thus the lumber they produced was very high-quality, dense, and free of knots and irregularities; today, however, most lumber comes from fast-growing forests and are cut from younger, weaker trees that are more prone to splitting. For Matthew Harkins, owner of reclaimed wood company The Sacred Crafts, he "loves the idea of using wood from boats in tropical countries because I know it's really durable and well-seasoned, with unique grains and character."
Read the full article here.