Red Elm and the history behind this particular log.
Pictured is a beautiful 200 year old Red Elm slab that was salvaged from a historic inn about 25 miles north of Baltimore. Our sawyers are deeply passionate about where our wood comes from and we appreciate historic stories like this that come along with such beauty:
Live Edge Vail is a unique hardwood retailer in the Vail Valley of Colorado specializing in live edge slabs while providing custom manufacture of hand-crafted counter tops, tables and barn doors. Our vast selection of fine timbers will help you realize any design you have in mind, for any area of your home. Our experts can help answer all questions concerning the fabrication and installation of your custom top, for new construction or remodeling projects.
Did you know?
“The U.S. Forest Service estimates that the salvaged timber generated every year from urban tree removals could produce up to 3.8 billion board feet of lumber. Michigan State University professor David Macfarlane did a regional study of 13 counties in southeast Michigan and found enough urban timber is removed to support five local sawmills and build 362 homes.” Click [here] to read full article
What are ideal uses for this wood?
By saving our trees from the mulch chipper and ending up in landscape uses, our wood finds its way inside people’s homes or commerical spaces and is used for custom creative solutions such as: countertops, kitchen islands, bar tops, tables, desks, barn doors and various furniture builds.
For the professional woodworker, contractor, luthier, or hobbyist, Live Edge Vail is the best resource for all things wood. Our experience and deep forest knowledge ensures a consistent supply of high quality domestic in any size desired. Call us for availability or to place an order at 970-471-2492.