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How Do You Make Blue Wood Stains?

The beetles make blue wood stains on pine. It’s not John, Paul, George, and Ringo, but those bugs that live on the bark of trees.  You must be wondering how these insects turn wood blue. It’s mold that grows on the surface of the wood. Those parasites carry the fungus that causes the blue stain. […]

Posted on December 12th, 2022

What Makes 1×6 cedar T&G Siding Popular?

T&G Cedar is an excellent product for exterior and interior siding. It is versatile and easy to install. We usually carry 1×6 cedar T&G siding here at Rustic Lumber Company.   In this post, we will check out the features of our T&G cedar, where to use it, and how to install the material.    […]

Posted on December 5th, 2022

What is the Best Grey Stain for Wood?

Grayish wood stain is a favorite choice for rustic home interiors. The color recreates the relaxed look and feel of an old farmhouse.    Several variations of gray stain for wood are available on the market. The Rustic Lumber Company uses its unique rustic grey jasperwood stain to produce these rustic timbers.   In this […]

Posted on November 28th, 2022

How to Convert Square Feet to Linear Feet?

When working on a DIY decking project, you’ll need to learn how to convert square feet to linear feet to determine the number of wood planks you’ll need to complete your woodworking project. Rustic timbers are available in linear feet.    In this blog, we’ll teach you how to convert the square footage of your […]

Posted on November 21st, 2022

Can Rustic Timbers Come From a Jasper Tree?

You might think of jasperwood are rustic timbers made from a jasper tree, but it’s not. We don’t sell reclaimed wood from jasper trees.  Jasperwood is one of our unique products here at Rustic Lumber Company that gives you the look of reclaimed or barn wood without hurting your budget.   In this blog, we’ll […]

Posted on October 28th, 2022

How to make a grayish wood stain for accent walls?

Is there something good about grayish wood staining? Wood stains create the look of reclaimed wood. They make excellent rustic accent walls.  In this post, you will learn the types of wood used for accent walls and how to make wood stains using vinegar and tea.   Read on.   DIY Techniques for Wood Staining […]

Posted on October 21st, 2022

Who is the Best Lumber Supplier for Shiplap?

Interior designers have an obsession with shiplap. It looks great on interior accent walls and outdoor wall sidings. Landon, the lumberjack, discussed the awesomeness of this amazing rustic lumber product on YouTube. A diversity of materials, such as redwood and cedar, recycled corrugated metal, and reclaimed barn wood, can make shiplap. Rustic Lumber Co. is […]

Posted on October 14th, 2022

Is reclaimed wood better than rustic lumber?

The word “rustic” refers to the condition of the wood or the way that the wood has been prepared. It comes from the Latin “rusticus“, which means peasant. It refers to the texture of the wood that has not been dressed, or in other words, rough and uneven with knots. In this post, you’ll learn […]

Posted on October 4th, 2022

3 Wood Stains for a Rustic Home Look

The rustic home look is all about creating a warm and inviting space that feels like it’s been lived in for years. And one of the best ways to achieve this look is by using wood stain. Wood stains bring out the natural beauty of the wood by highlighting its wood marks. There are plenty […]

Posted on August 2nd, 2022

7 Types of Wood Siding for Houses

Wood siding provides a natural and rustic look to a house. It also helps protect the house’s exterior from weathering and moisture damage. Several types of wood siding are available, each with unique benefits and drawbacks. Here are the seven most popular types of wood siding for houses: Beveled Siding Bevel siding is also known […]

Posted on August 2nd, 2022