Category Archives: Best Use of Reclaimed Materials

Hardwood doors, shelves, deck and flooring

Our hardwood doors and windows have come from reclaimed joists and bearers from old Queensland cottages. The timber is beautiful and it’s a bit of a lottery waiting to see how it turns out. The front doors to our home have the nail holes from 80 years ago in their past life as joists! The […]

SHEDsistence Tiny House D.I.Y. reclaimed walnut and corrugated metal siding!

Our tiny house siding is 100% salvaged material including the reclaimed walnut around the entry that we had professionally re-milled into a 1/2″ thick shiplap profile. After finding a pile of 2’x12’ panels of salvaged corrugated metal that had recently been torn off of a local barn roof after developing a beautiful matte grey patina […]