Whether it’s used for an accent wall, an unexpected ceiling feature or a unique backsplash, our wall panels are perfect for adding that “wood look” to a variety of creative surfaces. Reclaimed wood paneling brings a timeless, rustic appearance to your living space, and has the added benefit of a unique backstory. This eco-friendly wood is full of character with nail holes, dents, and knot holes that make it stand out from other options. And the easy installation makes it a painless decision for your next DIY project! We have a variety of products to choose from. Browse the real wood varieties below to find one that fits your interior design style and order wood samples to see how this wood can blend in – or stand out – on your home’s interior wall.
Elmwood Reclaimed Timber Wood Wall Paneling & Siding
Reclaimed Oak Paneling
Oak wall panels are versatile with warm, inviting wood grain patterns that make them an instant home decor classic. Oak is prized for its durability and is one of the ‘cornerstone’ woods in North America and world-wide. The oak collection features prefinished original rustic, brushed and smooth surfaced wall panels. Use our white washed product as a feature wall in your living room, or create a farmhouse-style wall with our rustic wood product. No matter what the style, oak wall panels are sure to complement your interior design.
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Vintage Oak Paneling
Vintage Oak is a collection that offers both the look and feel of authentic reclaimed woods on sustainably harvested American Oak. The surface texture offers a “hit & miss” of the original rustic surface that’s been softened when a light wire brush. Each plank carries beautiful character and grain patterns. A mix of American red and white oak makes for a durable surface that is sure to stand the test of time.
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Reclaimed Heart Pine Paneling
Heart pine is literally the wood that built America. One of our most popular reclaimed wood products, heart pine wall panels are sought after for the rich gold, orange-red and pumpkin tones derived from the heart of the southern yellow pine species. Sapwood is a creamier, pinkish-tan and growth rings are dark, dense and very conspicuous. Derived from the ‘Heart’ of the southern yellow pine trunk, it is the heaviest and hardest softwood in the world and is excellent for any application. Available in shiplap, tongue and groove, and square milled profile, these wood boards have an easy installation process for most DIY projects.
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Reclaimed Elm Paneling
Reclaimed elm paneling just happens to be one of our favorites over here at Elmwood Reclaimed Timber, for its beautiful, straight grain and as our namesake! Featuring a sanded surface combined with the right color tones and sheen, we know you will feel the zen, too. American Elm was the most widely planted shade tree from the Civil War until the early 20th Century. Nowadays, this reclaimed wood paneling finds itself at home as an accent wall or fun wall decor project. These wood wall planks are easy to install, and you can always reach out with any questions during your next DIY project.
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Reclaimed Douglas Fir Paneling
The Douglas fir (commonly known as Doug fir) is a reddish-brown pine with prominent growth rings and slightly lighter sapwood. Douglas fir wall panels are predominantly straight grained, but can also be wavy or spiral. Harvested in the Pacific Northwest and British Columbia, Douglas fir is to this day a very important tree species. Today, we reclaim this versatile, real wood from old factories and warehouses in the form of large beams and dimensional lumber.
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Reclaimed Mixed Wood Paneling
Mixed hardwood panels blend together different species of real wood, as well as woods that have a lot of grain, pattern and movement on their own. Our variety of wood tones can be utilized to fit any interior design project, whether it’s an accent wall or a fun, ceiling feature. Available in square, shiplap, and tongue and groove milled profile, these mixed wood boards are easy to install for most DIY projects.
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Reclaimed Barn Wood Paneling
Reclaimed barn wood wall panels are carefully milled from antique barn wood. The siding from each barn is unique, making these barn wood wall planks perfect for a unique wall feature or ceiling paneling. The aged siding reclaimed from the walls and barn doors of century old utilitarian structures is skim planed to provide a smoother surface while retaining the character found in each plank. Many historic barns were left in a natural state, which aged these reclaimed wood wall planks to a light brown to silvery grey patina. Our dedicated staff grades through each plank to obtain only the soundest wood boards suitable for your next home improvement project. This weathered wood is now ready to be given a second life in the interiors of your space.
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American Walnut Paneling
Bring richness into your home by incorporating American walnut wall panels into your interior design. While the darkest state of this wood (a deep chocolate or coffee color) is the most familiar to people, it can also have lighter browns, purples, grays, or reddish tints. Walnut wood is typically straight-grained, though it can sometimes have waves or curls which enhance the character of the planks. Walnut wood is durable and easy to work with, making this an ideal wood product to use in any DIY project. Black walnut is a very sought after cabinet lumber that is excellent for any interior application.
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American White Oak Paneling
American white oak wood is commonly found throughout the eastern United States, and is well-liked for its low stiffness and good overall strength. White oak has a slightly less coarse texture than red oak and has been widely used throughout history as a cornerstone wood for many applications, including being the wood of choice for barrel cooperage for distilleries. White oak is usually straight grained, but can often be irregular or cross-grained. This wood type typically ranges in color from light to dark brown, and our wood panels provide a variety of options to suit your current interior design. Using rustic wood planks as an accent wall is a home decor trend that we don’t see ending very soon! Choose a white oak wall panel that fits your style for your next DIY project!
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American Hickory Paneling
If you choose our Hickory wall panels for a wood accent wall in your home, you’ll have results that are as aesthetically pleasing as they are strong. Hickory has been admired around the world as one of the hardest of all North American woods. With intricate grain patterns and a distinctive brown patina, these rustic wood planks are a durable and attractive addition for any interior wall. Hickory is a very strong wood that, if treated well, will last a lifetime with minimal wear. Commonly used for decorative paneling, Hickory is an easy choice for a variety of projects.
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American Ash Paneling
Wide plank ash paneling has beautiful grain and just the right amount of character. A wide range of color variations to choose from make ash wood an excellent choice for virtually any application. Typically lighter in color and straight grained, ash wood is an attractive option for any room in your home, particularly in the mid-century modern style. Use these ash wall panels for a feature wall in your home and you’re sure to have an interesting talking point at your next gathering.
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European White Oak Paneling
Enjoy this classic style with a modern twist! European wood wall panels combine contemporary colors and textures to add special details to your next interior design project. Featuring wide widths and long lengths, these stylish wood planks are sure to impress in any environment from traditional to ultra modern. European White Oak is particularly strong and heavy, and doesn’t fluctuate much in response to weather conditions. This wood typically features a tighter grain and smaller growth rings. While color variations can range from light brown to rich, dark brown, it is most commonly a warm honey color.
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Custom Wood Paneling
Can’t find the wood planks you’re looking for? We have solid wood options for that, too. Texture, color, finish; you name it and we’ll find the wood boards to fit your vision. That’s what Elmwood Reclaimed Timber is all about. Your project, completely customized from beginning to end. Need a starting point? Our library contains more than 2500 samples of different wall covering looks we have created over time. Some are wild and others mild, and they are all available to you – with easy installation!
Wood Paneling FAQ
You have questions, we have the answers. Each wall paneling project is unique and requires special attention to details as well as in depth knowledge of everything from wood product specification to how it gets delivered. Let us help you navigate the choices and understand what to expect when it comes to realizing your vision.
To see the full FAQ section including questions about Elmwood as well as ordering and shipping questions click here.
What is acclimation and why/how do I need to do it?
Acclimation is the process of allowing the wood to equalize humidity levels and conform to its new environment. This is an important step in the installation process and ensures the wood boards stay tight. We recommend separating all of the bundles and acclimating our wood products for 7 to 14 days depending on your space and based on the type of real wood you are acclimating to. It is important that all “wet work” such as drywalling and mudding be fully complete and that there will be no additional moisture added to the space before acclimation and installation. It is also advisable to have the HVAC system up and running to ensure that the space is at normal humidity levels.
How much extra material should I plan on ordering?
This can be a tricky question depending on your space and how you plan on installing the reclaimed wood wall planks. For a normal installation where the material is running parallel to the walls we would typically advise you to order at least 7 to 10 percent extra overage for cutting and fitting. If you plan on installing in an angled layout you will want to add more material as the cuts will add up and you will have more waste. We also do recommend having some extra material as “attic stock” in case the wood boards get damaged for any reason.
What are actual vs nominal face widths?
Similar to going to a lumberyard, a 2 x 4 is not actually a 2 inch by 4 inch dimension, our wood paneling is specified in full inch increments. The actual face width will be 1/2″ less after milling, so for example, a 7″ plank will have a face width of 6 1/2″. We will always do the calculations for you, so you will end up receiving the correct square footage.
How to clean wood paneling?
Wood wall panels that are left unfinished can be dusted and cleaned with a vacuum hose attachment. Prefinished wall paneling can be dusted the same way or also with a microfiber towel that will collect the dust on the wall.
Random widths vs single plank widths, what should I know?
Single plank widths can be challenging to produce in certain products and depend on available wood stocks. Imagine making a 5″ product and our stock is 5″, 6″, 7″ and 8″ planks, we will have to create substantial waste and rip the wider planks down to achieve enough of the 5″ width to complete the order, this adds cost and does not make the most of the value available for these resources, not to mention not being as environmentally friendly. While we are happy to accommodate your order there is added cost in doing so. Random widths help us to maximize the wood and are typically more cost effective, while, at the same time creating a very natural look and feel. Most of our orders are placed in a random width pattern for these reasons. When ordering random width material you will want to install in a truly random pattern, as you will not receive exact lineal footage of each width. We do however ensure that you will receive enough of each width to achieve a natural looking product.
Can Elmwood provide a Class A, non-combustible finish (ASTM E-84)?
Yes, we provide material to commercial projects regularly, and, in many cases, this is a requirement. The main product we use penetrates deep into the wood and gives a class A rating. While it can slightly darken the color of the wood in most cases there is no visual difference.
What colors go with wood paneling?
Wood wall panels are a versatile product that can fit in with just about any design style and color pallet. The wood walls tend to be an accent for many spaces and play well with soft and bold color tones.
Can you stain wood paneling?
Yes, we offer our wall panels in a wide range of stain colors and also have the ability to custom craft an exact color for your project with our bespoke program.
What types of finish can be ordered on a pre finished product?
Depending on the product ordered we have several different options for finish. For a more complete resource on finishing our wood products please visit our finishing page.
What is Bespoke paneling and how does it work?
We have a wide range of textures and colors that make up our flooring collections, but we know that some projects have specific needs that fall outside of this box. This is where our Bespoke program comes in to custom tailor a product that is specific to your project needs and design vision.
How much does wood paneling cost?
Wood paneling has a wide price spread that depends on the width, length, thickness, species, and finishes that are applied. The range on paneling here at Elmwood is from $7-$15 per square foot.