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Exotic Lumber

Exotic lumber is sourced from around the globe. Superior Hardwoods of Montana brings you over 25 types of exotic lumber including the options listed below. Types of Exotic Lumber Blackwood Bloodwood Bocote Bubinga Chokte Koc Cocobolo Ebony Goncalo Alves Honduran Rosewood Kingwood Koa Mahogany Monkey Pod New Guinea Walnut Olivewood Padauk Purpleheart Spanish Cedar Teak…

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Reclaimed Lumber

Over 100 years ago majestic barns graced the plains and hills all over America. Today, reclaimed beams and lumber harvested from these beautiful structures live on. These old barns, warehouses, mills, sheds, and fences were built at the turn of the century with hard-working hands, long hours of labor, and enormous pride. Imagine a man…

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Millwork

Superior Hardwoods takes pride in our precision millwork — all of our wood creations are hand crafted and personally inspected to ensure quality of the final product. We offer custom reclaimed paneling, custom barn siding, custom trim packages, and of course, custom wide plank flooring. We offer not just ordinary, new wood profiling, but also…

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Wood Beams

Signs That a Wooden Beam is Hand Hewn

Hand hewn wood beams give a home beautiful, natural ambiance. Knowing if a beam is hand hewn is done by examining its straightness, weight, and wood patterns. Wood beams can give your home an amazing look. They’re strong, elegant, and even though wood has been used for centuries to build homes, it has never gone…

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The Magnificent Giant Cedars of Ross Creek in Troy, MT

If you ever just happen to be traveling through northwestern Montana, you may want to visit the famous “Ross Creek Cedar Grove.”  This ancient forest rivals the incredible beauty of the giant sequoias/redwoods of northern California. Many of the trees in this grove are estimated to be over 400 years old, thus being in existence when…

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A Brief Story of the Pencil

This morning I went to sharpen my pencil in the automatic pencil sharpener and each time I pushed it in and pulled it out, the lead fell out. Frustrating!   My 11 year old son, Bradenn, overheard my despair and said, “Come on Dad, don’t you know you have a bad pencil?” Well just for…

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Old growth lumber living tree.
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What Would You Like Us to Blog About?

Since there are so many topics out related to our industry, I thought it might be fun to throw out a question: “What would you like us to blog about?” Although we are a respected reclaimed lumber / siding / flooring company in Montana, we are just getting started when it comes to blogging. When it…

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Grainery for Reclaimed Wood Lumber Company - Superior Hardwoods of Montana
Reclaimed Flooring

Wide Plank Flooring – Handcrafted One Plank at a Time

Superior Hardwoods of Montana continues to strive to become a major leader in the reclaimed wood flooring industry. One of the unique opportunities I have been given is working with others in the organization to develop and brand new flooring products.  One of my favorites has been the “Glacier Grainery” wide plank hard wood flooring…

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Reclaimed Flooring

Thoughts on Reclaimed Flooring

When I think back over the last year or two on my journey in the reclaimed lumber /  reclaimed flooring industry, it was a bit overwhelming at times, even with 30 years in the hardwood lumber business. Reclaimed wood is a horse of a different color when compared to new wood flooring and lumber. Just…

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