Reclaimed Douglas Fir for SaleLuke2022-10-31T14:55:02-07:00
Reclaimed Douglas Fir – A Superior Choice For Your Project
The Lumber Baron has a large selection of reclaimed Douglas Fir for sale. Perfect for flooring, interior siding, exposed beams, furniture or floating shelves; our carefully selected old-growth doug fir lumber is chosen for ring density, strength, and unique coloration, as well as historic value.
Reclaimed douglas fir is known for its sheer structural strength and is still the most common building material used in construction. Aside from the name, the reclaimed old growth material we carry, has little in common with the fir used today. Superior in both look and strength, reclaimed fir is a versatile product that can be used uniquely in numerous ways.
With a number of high quality options that can instantly add a local historical flair to your project, make The Lumber Baron your go to supplier for all your reclaimed fir lumber needs. Check out our reclaimed Fir section to see our long list of reclaimed Fir for sale including:
Clear Vertical Grain Fir Flooring– Hand selected for its growth ring density from beams once supporting the San Leandro Georgia Pacific Paper Mill, we recently transformed around 5,000 board feet of reclaimed fir beams into exquisite clear vertical grain 1×4 flooring. Measuring 3/4″ thick and with a 3 1/4″ exposed face (nominal 1×4) this material is perfect for those trying to match many of the floors found in older Bay Area homes. We are also offering limited amounts of 1×5 (measure 3/4″ x 4-7/8″ exposed face) t&g clear old growth vertical grain doug fir flooring ripped from the structural beams of Richmond’s International Harvester Building.
Sears Factory Store in San Leandro– Inscribed with the Weyerhaeuser Lumber Mill’s legendary “4 – SQUARE” lumber stamp, this incredible 2×6 old growth, clear, vertical grain Fir is the source of our “Forever Flooring,” a product that will amaze you for generations to come.
Alameda Marina Joists– Thousands of board feet of rough, full dimension 2×12 reclaimed fir we pulled from numerous buildings at the Alameda Marina.
St. Mary’s Reclaimed Bleachers – Reclaimed from a recent gymnasium remodel at the Berkeley Catholic high school, these reclaimed fir bleacher boards are ready for their next home. The lumber is beautiful; available in both 1×8 and 5/4 x 10, long lengths 12-16′, and clear. And the undersides are almost completely free of gum…a rarity given the materials application =) Come check them out in our newly completed Richmond showroom.
International Harvester Company – Massive beams and other quality cuts have been salvaged from the warehouse which was once used as a parts distribution center.
Harbor Paper Mill – Reclaimed in 2015, with a history reaching back as far as 1929, these huge 14×16 reclaimed fir beams are quite the specimen.
Your Source for Reclaimed Douglas Fir
Reclaimed from the sites listed above and dozens of other locations throughout the West Coast, our reclaimed Douglas Fir can be used in its natural state or re-milled to meet your project specifications. Reclaimed Douglas Fir is a higher quality of lumber than what is available today, cut and milled in an age when trees were large and craftsmanship was a cornerstone of the American enterprise. We have searched far and wide to locate the best old growth reclaimed Douglas Fir lumber available, and offer it to you as-is, or milled to provide a clean, fresh appearance. No need to cut any new trees down, reclaimed Douglas Fir lumber also helps preserve our forests.
Reclaimed Douglas Fir from The Lumber Baron
Reclaimed Douglas Fir for sale from The Lumber Baron has been carefully selected and prepared to meet the needs of our customers. Our reclaimed Douglas Fir lumber comes from a variety of sources, including old barns, and deconstructed commercial projects throughout California. Our expert staff will assist you in choosing the best reclaimed Douglas Fir for sale for your project. Working with you in our facility, our lumber experts will guide you, as you decide which look to go for – a natural, as-is look, showcasing the history of the lumber or a fresh, milled look, giving you a clean piece of reclaimed Douglas Fir while still connecting with its historical roots.
Get to Know Our Company and Products
Since 1978, The Lumber Baron has been providing quality Redwood, Douglas Fir, cedar, and reclaimed hardwoods to our valued customers. Our knowledge of wood and love of the environment prompted us to begin reclaiming old-growth lumber in the early 2000’s, and today we offer large selections of dense, high quality salvaged lumber that cannot be matched by new lumber found in lumber yards today being. Sticking to our company motto REAL.GOOD.WOOD., The Lumber Baron will always go the extra steps necessary to make sure you are getting the best reclaimed Douglas Fir lumber for sale.
Our reclaimed clear vertical grain doug fir T&G flooring products are truly exquisite. It's amazing that retailers are able to sell their flooring as "wood" products. Often times made of thin veneer strips on top of plywood, many new wood flooring options today have little in common with the products of the past. Check out [...]
From a number of different commercial buildings located on the Alameda Marina, we are offering thousands of board feet of some pretty special rough sawn, old growth reclaimed douglas fir lumber. Measuring a full 2" x 11 1/4" the 2x12 would be perfect for floating shelves or table tops. We also have thousands of board [...]
Reclaimed from a recent gymnasium remodel at the Berkeley Catholic high school, these reclaimed fir bleacher boards are ready for their next home. The lumber is beautiful; available in both 1x8 and 5/4 x 10, long lengths 12-16', and clear. And the undersides are almost completely free of gum...a rarity given the materials application =) [...]
The Lumber Baron's Forever Floors Create your own Legacy. Introducing our “Forever Floors,” Doug Fir 2x6 tongue and groove, clear vertical grain, reclaimed from the Sears factory store in San Leandro. The material carries the Weyerhaeuser Lumber Mill’s legendary “4 – SQUARE” lumber stamp, a symbol that came to signify the premier douglas fir product [...]
From the historic Sunny Acres Orphanage built in 1931, The Lumber Baron was able to reclaim approximately 5,000 board feet of full 2" 2x6 and 2x12 joist boards. With few to no knots, dense edge grain, and lots of figure on the faces, the material would make excellent table tops, shelving, and/or wall paneling. [...]
From the San Leandro Georgia Pacific paper mill in (you guessed it) San Leandro, CA we have acquired a large number of reclaimed Douglas fir old growth beam stock. Hand selected for it's growth ring density, this lumber could be milled to make exquisite clear vertical grain trim or flooring, door and window stock, or [...]
Mare Island Naval Yard Warehouse Reclaimed Douglas Fir. Shortly after California was awarded statehood in 1850, Mare Island became the first permanent U.S. naval shipyard on the West Coast and served as such for over 100 years. During its heyday, there were over 18,000 people employed on the island where naval vessels came in to be repaired and [...]
From the old International Harvester Co. manufacturing plant located in Richmond, CA we have a wonderful assortment of reclaimed Douglas Fir 2x t&g and 6x12 beams. The factory served as a distribution plant, supplying parts nationwide for their construction manufacturing units, farming equipment, and truck lines. Vacant since 2006, the property is currently being transformed [...]
From the Coast Counties Warehouse Co. located in Santa Maria, CA, The Lumber Baron has recovered a large amount of smooth, reclaimed Douglas Fir 2x10 and 2x12 material and rough 4x12 and 6x12 beams. The Coast Counties Warehouse Company was a large bean and flower seed processing company founded in 1886. The building was erected in [...]
Once the largest employer in the city of Hoquiam, Washington, the Harbor Paper Mill opened its doors in 1929. After a couple of temporary shut downs, the company was reborn in 1993, headed up by a group of local families, dedicated to bringing jobs to the Grays Harbor area. Renamed Grays Harbor Paper, the new [...]
Builders of the past used material that was readily available and around here, redwood and doug fir reigned supreme. Our collection of select structural doug fir beams, come primarily from old bridges or large dwellings. Many of the ends are stamped "Dense Structural," a grade the old mills burned into the ends, signifying to the [...]
Reclaimed from barns throughout the state, we carry a number of different sizes of 1x barn wood. Left alone, enjoy the majestic, weathered silvery grays or have them remilled to expose the original, vibrant colors. We also have a large selection of 2x reclaimed material that can be resawn on site to make to pieces [...]
Don’t like the bulkiness of cabinets or book shelves? Floating shelving creates an incredible look and sense of openness. With their clean lines and rustic edges, reclaimed shelves are a perfect way to provide storage space without clogging up your entire room.
Because of its structural strength, old growth doug fir was the primary joist material used in buildings throughout California. Left alone the beefy, full dimension stock makes it ideal for furniture, or if split, makes excellent flooring, siding or paneling. We carry a variety of widths, from 4-14” and have both a select knotty and [...]
From the old Memorial Stadium, renovated in 2010-2012, The Lumber Baron is proud to announce the arrival of approximately 3,000 board feet of reclaimed bleacher seats. Painted in safe, latex paint, these 2-1/2" x 5 1/4" boards would make excellent, namesake furniture pieces, desks, side tables, benches etc. Come grab a piece of UC Berkeley [...]
Reclaimed from locations throughout the Bay Area, The Lumber Baron offers a number of different reclaimed Douglas Fir 2x t&g flooring options. This thicker material can often serve a duel purpose, making a beautiful exposed ceiling and flooring on the floor above. Unlike the extremely short pieces you'll find today at other flooring stores (in [...]
Founded in 1885 by lumber baron Charles Johnson, the mill was the center of the city’s economic development. Purchased by Georgia Pacific in 1972, the site extended over 320 acres along the beautiful Fort Bragg coast line. Unfortunately, after years of declining sales, the mill closed its doors forever in 2002 and shortly thereafter, a [...]
Establish in 1848, Morton Salt has been a fixture in American homes for over 170 years. Recognized for their iconic Morton Salt girl, the company has production facilities stretching from coast to coast. The Newark distribution center was closed in 2016. As part of the new ownership's remodel, we have reclaimed upwards of 15,000 [...]