The skip-planed finish is achieved by running the barn wood through a planer set to only remove the high points, “skipping” over the low points. By doing this, it allows the reclaimed wood shelf
to keep even more of its authentic texture, character, and history.
A normal reclaimed wood shelf finish is achieved by running the barnwood through a planer set lower to remove not only the high points but also the rest of the woods skin in order to achieve a smoother and more uniformed finish. Even with this smoother finish, you will still get variations from natural checking, knots, nail holes, hand hewing, circle saw markings and worm holes.
Sourced from barns and other structures dating back as far as the 1700s, our reclaimed barnwood shelving
comes in both 2 and 3 inch thicknesses, a variety of depths and lengths. On top of all the size variations, available finishes include unfinished, oiled, Early American stain and white washed.
Our experienced artisans truly help craft your home with handcrafted reclaimed barnwood shelving. Each and every piece is unique with it's own story. There are so many other products out their that claim to be made of "reclaimed wood" when all you really get is a mass-produced piece that is typically hollow. As you browse through our vast product offering, rest assured that you are only looking at one of a kind solid wood shelves that have been truly reclaimed from the past.
If you have any questions about our different types of reclaimed wood shelves, please don’t hesitate to contact us
so we can help.