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The Benefits of Reclaimed Wood Furniture

The Benefits of Reclaimed Wood Furniture

By Johanne Morin, ASID, IIDA, LEED AP, Advanced Feng Shui for Architecture + Design


Did You Know?

Reclaimed wood has many advantages. The grain of the timber has tight growth rings that show the superior density of the wood. The natural patina and color of the old-growth timber are preserved in the manufacturing process; a look and feel that cannot be replicated in new wood.

Scientists estimate that we are losing more than 137 species of plants and animals every single day because of rainforest deforestation. Logging tropical hardwoods like teak, mahogany, rosewood, and other timber for furniture and other wood products is clearly unsustainable for any length of time.

Why Reclaimed Wood Furniture Is So Amazing!

Toxin-Free + Low to Zero VOC

Buying Reclaimed wood furniture comes with great wellness benefits. Eliminating the toxins and Volatile Organic Compounds from your everyday environment will lower your risks of short and long-term adverse health issues.


A Natural Patina and Color

Beautifully crafted pieces of reclaimed furniture come with finishes that cannot be replicated in new wood. Don’t you just love the texture on these two console tables?

Helping the World’s Forests

The use of reclaimed wood allows factories and manufacturers to reduce deforestation. Take a look at these creative and organic carved wood pieces of furniture; perfect as a fun side table or stool.



Every Piece A Conversation

With history come the most interesting sustainable stories.

Reclaimed by conscious minds, designed by ingenious and talented people, enjoyed in your space!

There are many resources for you to buy reclaimed wood furniture. Crate and Barrel, CB2, and West Elm offer a great selection.

The pieces shown in this post are available through our Select Trade Partners. Urbanwood, Blaxsand, Clubcu, and Phillips Collection

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