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10 Great Ways to Use Reclaimed Timber

Old, weathered wood takes on new life with a little creativity
By Emily Hare
By Kristin Sutter
Published: June 3, 2014
Whether it adorns your walls or you put it to work, salvaged timber instantly adds character to your cabin. If you have some old branches, barn boards or wooden pallets lying around, you can repurpose these materials to create something new for the cabin. Incorporating reclaimed timber in cabin décor is easy, and it has beautiful side effects – for your cabin and the environment. Here are some simple ideas to get your creative juices flowing.
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