DIY Wood Project to make with your Kids

DIY WOOD PROJECTS TO MAKE WITH YOUR KIDS

Kids will appreciate the time you spend with them, and many years later, will still look back at those beautiful moments and cherish them. There is very little that is more satisfying for both parents and children than engaging in DIY projects and completing a piece of work together. These projects can be anything from gardening to cooking, painting, or even woodwork.       Believe us when we say…

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DIY Projects You Can Make For Christmas

Ask ten people to tell you their favorite holiday, and eight out of ten will tell you “Christmas”. Christmas is a special season, celebrated in most parts of the world. Most countries have adopted it as a national holiday; a season for gift sharing, spending time with family and loved ones, and being jolly! DIY In The Festive Season During the Christmas season, most countries that celebrate are on a…

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RECLAIMED WOOD PERGOLA-WHY YOU NEED ONE AND HOW TO BUILD IT

A pergola is a combination of everything that defines the outdoor experience, visual appeal, a touch of nature in your home, and an easy solution for therapy. After all, a simple structure of four beams with some potted plants can help you unwind instantly, without any effort at all when life is way too hectic.    Living in a high-profile, urban city often deprives us of the luxury of the outdoors or natural landscapes. The easiest way to…

Bring Life to your Kitchen Decor

Bring Life to Your Kitchen Décor: 10 Ways to Use Barn Wood

Question: is there a better way to decorate your kitchen than doing so and saving the planet?   Using reclaimed wood or barn wood for your kitchen décor projects adds unique rustic beauty to your kitchen that is hard to replicate with anything else. And your kitchen is the perfect place to introduce that kind of beauty in your home since it is the most used room.      The…

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Can You Put Reclaimed Wood In A Bathroom?

Polished modern interiors love the rustic and natural appeal of reclaimed wood. If you are debating whether your modern home’s bathroom will blend well with this earthy and organic element, then here are the reasons to convince you it will.     For starters, the interior design industry has proved that the rustic trend is here to stay forever and who can complain? The environmentally friendly and all-natural reclaimed wood…

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Is Reclaimed Wood Safe?

Environmental movements in the 1980s and 1990s gave rise to the popularity of reclaimed wood.   With people becoming more conscious of eco-friendly materials and saving resources, each saw the wisdom in making additions to their homes with qualitative and weathered old-growth wood.   Initially, people were absolutely in love with the rustic charm this wood brought into their homes in the form of the floorings, accent walls, furniture pieces,…

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Reclaimed Wood vs. Shiplap

If you have been following the past couple of years’ interior design trends, you are most probably aware of the terms reclaimed wood and shiplap. Popular home improvement shows feature these quite frequently in their projects, creating quite a demand for accent walls, features, and furniture pieces.   However, some might not know the difference between the two. If you plan your next home-project and cannot make up your mind,…

Are Reclaimed Wood Walls Out Of Style?

Are Reclaimed Wood Walls Out Of Style?

Let’s admit it; reclaimed wood has been the center of our attention for the last several years. If you have a thing or two for quality wood, (like we do) perhaps you would still prefer it to the more modern interior design trends.    Follow us on Pinterest   However, despite the huge popularity of the repurposed, salvaged, reclaimed lumber (or whatever else you call it), people are still unsure…

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Wall Sconces Project Ideas (16” x 10 ½” Wall Sconces)

Nothing enlivens a dull and dreary room like perfect lighting.   While lighting is often overlooked by most amateur designers and homeowners, it is the one defining factor that makes or breaks the look of an interior.   And today we shine a spotlight on one lighting fixture that is as versatile and far more resourceful than even the ever-popular pendant lamp! Wall sconces offer the perfect balance between form…

will reclaimed wood go out of style

Will Reclaimed Wood Go Out Of Style?

There are far too many opinions circulating the internet about what’s in and what’s out of style, and reclaimed wood seems to be the center of it all.   Some people debating the end of the farmhouse trend while others are vouching for its timelessness, the debate is never-ending.   Regardless of which side of the discussion you are on, you can’t deny the sustainability and other benefits of using…

12 general uses of barnwood for your home

12 General Uses of Barn Wood for Your Home

Wood that comes from old barns is known as barn wood. You can reuse barn wood that is not too damaged for interior design. Some people use old barn wood on their property rather than disposing of it. Before using barn wood for interior design projects, owners get this wood from DIY from experts. This wood can be used for creating a shiny look.   Decorating homes with wood is…

DIY wood accent wall with lighting

DIY Wood Accent wall with lighting

This is one of the awesome ideas you can do with your wood wall planks, making it a wall accent with a lighting effect to make it cool.   This post was made with contributions from one of our creative customers. See what you can do when you get creative with the reclaimed wood wall planks.   Step 1: Measure the dimensions of the bare wall and plan the width…

EVERYTHING YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT CLEANING BARN WOOD

Everything You Need to Know about Cleaning Barn Wood

For your next project, you have decided to use barn wood instead of a new wood panel. This decision, while very important, comes with a lot of work. The most important part of all the work is to make sure that the beautiful barn wood is clear of any bugs, insects, dirt, or anything else that can ruin the result of the process. Admittedly, cleaning barn wood is essential and…

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Why buy from Rockin’ Wood instead of the other guys?

In today’s world, there is no shortage of companies that sell “rustic wood” products. The question is “How do you decide which company to use?” Let’s talk about some of the reasons our company should be your best choice and some reasons why it may not be what you are looking for.    We are 100% Made in the USA Many companies sell similar products, different companies may even be…

how to install a reclaimed wood coat rack

How to Install a Reclaimed Wood Coat Rack

By: Tye   See Product Here Hey there Rustic Wood Lover!   Either you have built your own coat rack or you have purchased one of our coat racks, and now you want to install it. You are in luck because this is a very easy process!   There are two ways to do this depending on whether or not you will be installing this directly into studs or if…

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Should I Buy Peel and Stick Wood or Nail up Planks without Adhesive?

  By: Tye So, you know you want to put up an amazing reclaimed wood wall. You have searched the web, asked friends, pinned about 3,000 pictures on your “farmhouse style” board on Pinterest…. You are ready to buy – except one question remains – Should I buy peel and stick planks or planks without the adhesive on the back? Peel and Stick planks are relatively new in the construction…

easy DIY projects using reclaimed wood planks

Easy DIY Projects Using Reclaimed Wood Planks

(“Use at Your Own Risk” we aren’t responsible if you hurt yourself using tools to make this) ☺️ Written by: BethanA     If you are looking for the perfect way to transform your home using one of the biggest home décor trends today, upcycling reclaimed wood is the ideal solution for you. The wood used in DIY projects can be found and reclaimed from local structures that have been…

easy DIY projects using reclaimed wood

Easy DIY Project Using Reclaimed Wood

Rustic Spice Rack with Bailing Wire By: Justin Kromberg ( “use at your own risk” we aren’t responsible if you hurt yourself using tools to make this. ☺️)   Tools Required Hand Saw Tape Measure Pencil/Pen Bailing Wire (16 feet or more recommended) 1 piece of reclaimed wood (The one I used was 3.5”x60”x0.5”) (More may be needed if making larger than listed dimensions) Hammer Nails (3d 1-1/4” was on…

15 projects to make with reclaimed wood

15 Projects to Make with Reclaimed Wood

Have you ever noticed how many photographs and paintings of landscapes have a barn in the picture? There is just something so beautiful about an old rustic barn that instantly draws your attention and fills you with admiration.   If you are looking to bring that same rustic charm into your own home, reclaimed wood projects are such a great way to do that! Using naturally weathered reclaimed wood in…

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How to Measure Space for a Reclaimed Wood Wall

If you love the look of barn wood, installing reclaimed wood to an accent wall will add so much rustic charm and character to your home! Reclaimed wood that is naturally aged and weathered offers such beauty in the variations of color and unique details, like nail holes and knotholes.     You may be wondering how to correctly measure your wall space to ensure you purchase the correct amount…

top homedecor trends in 2020 using reclaimed wood

Top Home Decor Trends in 2020 Using Reclaimed Wood

Have you ever thought about how much wood ends up in our landfills? It will probably surprise you! In 2017, that number was a whopping 12.1 MILLION TONS. What if we could reduce wood waste and create something beautiful at the same time? Let me tell you, it’s completely possible.   Using reclaimed wood in home decor projects is one current trend we should all absolutely love!   Here are…