See Our Process

Our unique process combined with deep sources of material, exceptional people, clean facilities, and the highest quality milling equipment make a serious difference. When we say our time machine is stuck on quality, we not only mean it, we live it everyday.

Our Process

Our Time Machine Is Stuck On Quality


We bear something in mind when we reclaim the sources of our livelihood: we hope to still be useful when we're old. And look really, really good. Working with wood is what we do! We take great care in making sure all the details are always taken seriously and our products show that love. 

 

RECEIVING INVENTORY

Reclaimed wood inventory

We take pride knowing our reclaimed inventory is second to none.

 

DENAILING

Denail reclaimed wood

It's a tough job.... We denail well over a million feet of lumber per year!

 

ROUGH MILLING

rough milling reclaimed wood

The first step in bringing the lumber to a target thickness.

 

KILN DRYING

kiln drying reclaimed wood

Properly dried wood is critical to the long-term stability.

 

PLANING & RIPPING

elmwood rip saw

Sizing material prior to molding is a step we take seriously.

 

MOLDING

elmwood molder shop

At the heart of it all! The molder is where the product is finished.

 

CROSSCUTTING & DEFECTING

elmwood optimizing shop

Computer driven saws give our operators time to make the best decisions.

 

PACKAGING & SHIPPING

elmwood packaging reclaimed wood

The last step is to properly protect it from the hazards of shipping.

 

SURFACE CLEANING

washing reclaimed wood

Get's the unwanted dirt and debris off the wood and gives a uniform look.

 

CUSTOM SHOP PROJECTS

custom shop elmwood

Tops, stair parts, you name it. The custom shop makes it happen.

 

INVENTORY CONTROLS

elmwood inventory controls

It's all about being effective for our customers.

 

PRODUCTION MEETINGS

elmwood production meetings

Good communication and technology keep it all smooth.