How to Tell the Age of a Barn

The barns of yesteryear are as majestic a part of the American countryside as cow-dotted pastures or the sun setting behind the hills. Weathered but proud, they stand among fields and modern farmsteads as a testament to the work of our forefathers. They are a piece of our story, and will hopefully be with us a long time yet. However …

Wood Flooring Terminology Guide

Wood Flooring Terminology If you’re using or planning to use reclaimed wood or any wood for your building project, you probably share the pride we have at Superior Hardwoods of Montana in making use of this amazing material. Reclaimed wood imbues your project with the rich history of the original life of that wood, whether it came from old barns, …

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 out of style. Today, timber …