Reclaimed Wood Tables Blog

Benefits of Using Reclaimed Wood

Reclaimed wood is an unique choice to help add character to your home whether it be in the form of new-to-you wood floors, a custom farm table or perhaps as an accent wall. Not only is reclaimed wood beautiful, it can be a much greener and more affordable option than using new timber.
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How to Care for Your Reclaimed Wood Table

How to Care for Your Reclaimed Wood Table

While you chose the reclaimed wood table as a solid, sturdy, virtually indestructible option for your dining room table it is important to take proper care of this piece of furniture to ensure that it lasts for lifetimes after. The right tools and correct types of cleaners can help extend the life your reclaimed wood table so that it may one day be a family heirloom.
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Handmade Wood Tables and Surfaces for Communal Spaces

Handmade Wood Tables and Surfaces for Communal Spaces

 Bring people together and foster community with a welcoming space for like-minded people to gather. Use unique materials like reclaimed wood to create beautiful furniture to help make the space functional and encourage people to spend time there.
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The Reclaimed Wood Table and Renovating Your Kitchen

The Reclaimed Wood Table and Renovating Your Kitchen

Renovations for a kitchen (or any room in your house for that matter) can require endless deliberations over the smallest of details to ensure that the end result will come out exactly as you envisioned it. When choosing your accents and centerpieces for your kitchen like a new reclaimed wood farm table, no detail is too small. You want the table not just as a centerpiece in the room but as a centerpiece that fits the space it was made to fill. Indulge in the possible design details for your dining room table made in Boston.
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Quick Guide to 3 Types of Reclaimed Wood We Use in Our Custom Farm Tables

Quick Guide to 3 Types of Reclaimed Wood We Use in Our Custom Farm Tables

Learn quick facts about 3 different types of reclaimed wood used in our custom farm tables. Discover a little history and the characteristics of old Boston oak, American black cherry and heart pine from longleaf pine trees. 
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The Trestle Table

The Trestle Table

What is a Trestle Table and what is the history behind this hospitality centerpiece.
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Sourcing Reclaimed Wood: Kentucky Tobacco Barns & History

Sourcing Reclaimed Wood: Kentucky Tobacco Barns & History

The wood we reclaim for our farm tables comes from all over the country. Recently we received a shipment of reclaimed wood that was once this tobacco barn build in Kentucky circa 1908.
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Wedding Season: Wood Farm Tables as Gift and Decor Options

Wedding Season: Wood Farm Tables as Gift and Decor Options

What would the perfect wedding gift be? For the newlyweds, consider the gift of an American, handcrafted farm table made from reclaimed New England barn wood.
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Types of Varnishes at Saltwoods

Types of Varnishes at Saltwoods

Read more about our types of Varnishes used at Saltwoods.com
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Workshop Notes: Spraying

Workshop Notes: Spraying

One of the final steps of building furniture at Saltwoods is spraying. If your table is being lacquered, stained or painted, spraying is one of the finishing touches that, if done correctly, looks great, and if it isn’t done correctly...well, you can tell. Whether you’re spraying yourself, or if you just wonder how we do it, here are some important facts and tips about spraying:
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Choosing the right table size

Choosing the right table size

Some quick tips on choosing the right table size for your room or space. There are two main points to consider for when determining the right size: the size of the space and how many people you would like to sit. In addition, you should also take note of what you want to accomplish in the space; will you be hosting large parties for dinner or do you more often have small dinner parties and prefer a more intimate setting?
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Choosing the Right Design & Color Combination for your new table

Choosing the Right Design & Color Combination for your new table

Everyone has different taste. Some people want their table to be a bold statement or centerpiece of the room while others want something that’s neutral, unassuming or minimalist. What we love about our jobs at Saltwoods is that we build custom tables to fit the personality of the customer while complementing the room it lives in.
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 DIY Farm Table Ideas and Styles

DIY Farm Table Ideas and Styles

Nothing is more inviting than a rustic and warm farm table to soften any kitchen or dining area.
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Restaurant Tables

Restaurant Tables

Restaurants, bars and cafes are starting to discover the advantages of a local custom table manufacturer in the Boston area. Saltwoods is now catering to the restaurant industry building custom tables and other interior components with high-quality wood and furnishings.
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Designing a reclaimed wood farm table

Designing a reclaimed wood farm table

Since we specialize in custom made farm tables from reclaimed wood, I help customers every day design and configure their table to match fit in their dream house and kitchen. Now there are a lot of options, styles, and features available when making a table.
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Each Table Tells a Story: The Reclaimed Wood of Saltwoods

Each Table Tells a Story: The Reclaimed Wood of Saltwoods

For the story of our reclaimed wood, we need to go back in time, in two steps.  Before your hand-crafted table enters your home, it’s had a very long history.
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About our Reclaimed Wood Farm Tables pricing

About our Reclaimed Wood Farm Tables pricing

The Saltwoods workshop has about 10-12 employees that help build each table. We truly love what we do and would even build these tables for free if we could. But unfortunately, we each have families at home and bills to pay so we have to cover our bases.Each table is calculated individually at Saltwoods, to best reflect each variable in material, construction, and labor. Our pricing structure allows customers to mix and match styles and materials to configure their ideal table.
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Our Process and the birth of a reclaimed wood table

Our Process and the birth of a reclaimed wood table

Our reclaimed wood tables begin as beams and joists salvaged from barns, warehouses, and other buildings throughout the east coast. These structures are carefully disassembled maintain the very best condition of the building materials. Normally sent to landfills, this wood and material is now saved and restored for decades of further use.
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