Reclaimed redwood lumber is a great option for both indoor and outdoor projects. The Lumber Baron has sought far and wide to acquire the best old growth reclaimed redwood on the market. Our reclaimed lumber is all hand selected, providing you with the finest material money can buy, from locations with historical and nostalgic value.
Bay Bridge and Pier 31 Redwood- The Lumber Baron is proud to offer reclaimed lumber from both the Old Bay Bridge and San Francisco’s famous Pier 31.
Reclaimed Reservoirs Lumber – Our reclaimed redwood lumber selection includes a variety of old growth redwood lumber taken from reservoir projects with construction dating from the early 1900’s.
Hand Hewn Timbers – Rough hewn redwood salvaged from old barns is excellent for exposed beams and mantles. This finely aged lumber includes original saw and axe marks and many pieces contain bark from the tree.
Custom Trellis, Siding –
In need of some special, statement exposed beams or a one of a kind trellis material? We have a large selection of 6×16 and 6×18 dense structural redwood beams, reclaimed from California’s old bridges and other major construction projects. These incredible bridge timbers and extremely wide and lead themselves to easy resawing into more common 6×6, 6×8 etc beam sizes. These gigantic old growth timbers are not available except as reclaimed lumber and cannot be reproduced by today’s young-growth forests.
Reclaimed redwood 1x siding is often milled from thicker reclaimed redwood lumber. More often then not, 1x siding has served it’s useful life. It’s either deteriorated, has lead based paint, or is damaged during the deconstruction process. However, The Lumber Baron has a large stock of 2x and greater reclaimed lumber which can be custom milled to match any siding profile.
The Lumber Baron is your source for high quality redwood, both new and reclaimed redwood. We scour the country in search of antique buildings and major construction projects which are being dismantled or refurbished and choose the best materials for our stock. Available in original milled sizes or re-milled to your specifications, you will not find a better selection of reclaimed old growth redwood. We stock new growth redwood and cedar lumber as well, but our old growth, knot-free, reclaimed redwood is in a class by itself, and must be seen to be believed.
From Felton, CA The Lumber Baron has the lumber from the demolition of two 60,000 gallon+ reclaimed redwood water tanks. Made from clear all heart redwood, this 2-1/2" x 5-1/2" material is available in 16' and 20' lengths. Some of the pieces have some woodpecker holes, many still stuffed with acorns! Reclaimed redwood water tanks [...]
The Old San Francisco Bay Bridge, a landmark architectural piece for the Bay Area, was completed on November 12, 1936. Following the partial collapse of the upper deck during the 1989 Loma Prieta earthquake, construction of a new self-anchored suspension bridge began in 2002 which, according to Guinness World Records, is the world's widest bridge. [...]
Early engineers turned to massive beams to carry the structural loads of California’s first bridges. From the Davis Creek Bridge in Willits, CA we have acquired a large amount of massive, old growth, dense structural, Reclaimed Redwood Bridge Timbers. Carefully dismantled and cleaned, these 6"x18"x20' timbers are ready to be transformed into their next life. [...]
Construction of the Mira Loma Quarter Master Depot began in 1942 and it soon was tasked with an "overseas distribution mission for subsistence, general supplies, clothing, and equipage" of troops during World War II. In 1952 the property was transferred to the U.S. Airforce and in 2022 a large demolition project commenced. From the reclamation [...]
With varying shades of grey and brown, reclaimed redwood fence boards can be configured together to make unique accent walls, furniture...even house siding. Reclaimed from various fence projects throughout the Bay Area, our fence boards are saved from the landfill, hand selected for quality, denailed, and ready to serve in your next home project. Available [...]
From a large, football stadium size, water reservoir in San Bernardino, CA, The Lumber Baron is proud to offer clear all heart, Reclaimed Reservoir Redwood Lumber in 2x10, 4x12, and 8x8 sizes. The 2x10 and 4x12 redwood served as the rafters holding up the structures metal roof. A full 2” thick, the 2x10 (net 2" x [...]
2017's Sonoma fire storm devastated the area. This 150,000 gallon redwood water tank stood right in the fire's path. The roof burned, as well as the top four feet of all the boards, but the water line, at 16' high, saved the rest of the tank. The only thing left standing, this redwood water tank [...]
From the beautiful Bodega Bay Coast line, this pair of massive 75,000 gallon water tanks are ready to be re-purposed. Measuring 2 -1/2" x 5-1/4" x 17' and 2-1/2" x 7-1/4" x 17', these old growth, clear all heart redwood staves are ideal for table tops, exposed rafters or can become exquisite redwood siding. This [...]
Along the historic waterfront, the piers of San Francisco run along the Embarcadero, a street located on the city's north eastern border. Among the famous restaurants, shops and viewpoints, Pier 31 resides right in the heart of this tourist attraction. From a recent roof remodel, The Lumber Baron is proud to offer over 40,000 board [...]
Early engineers turned to massive beams to carry the structural loads of California’s first bridges. From various Northern California Bridges, we have acquired a large amount of massive, old growth, dense structural, Reclaimed Redwood Bridge Beams. Carefully dismantled and cleaned, these (mostly) 6"x16"x20' timbers are ready to be transformed into their next life. A limited [...]
When the Richardson Bay Redwood Bridge opened in 1931, at the time, it was the largest structure ever constructed of redwood. Built from over 2.5 million board feet of redwood, the Richardson Bridge made the important transportation connection from San Rafael to Sausalito. The Lumber Baron is able to offer limited amounts of 3x5 t&g [...]
Do you like all the characteristics of reclaimed material but prefer a cleaner, less weathered, more finished look? These pictures show what our milled reclaimed redwood lumber can look like when it is freshly milled. Reclaimed redwood lumber is a great option for both interior and exterior projects. The Lumber Baron seeks out the best [...]
From a rustic barn in Eureka, we have a selection of reclaimed, hand hewn redwood beams, many still with portions of the bark still intact. From 8x8 to 10x14 these beams look great as is or can be wire brushed and polished for a cleaner look. Many of our clients have used them successfully as [...]
Before the switch to either stainless steel or oak, many wineries in California used redwood tanks to store and age wine. We’ve acquired some special Cabernet wine tanks including staves from one of California’s oldest wineries, Digardi, founded in the 1860’s in Martinez. Beautifully stained by years of wine grape tannins, these incredible pieces of [...]
The Almaden Reservoir, one Santa Clara county's six original reservoirs, was built in 1935. Still in use, we have limited amounts of 2x12 and 2x10 Reclaimed Reservoir Redwood Lumber from its seismic project in 2017. The redwood served as the rafters holding up the structures metal roofing. A full 2” thick, this Reclaimed Reservoir Redwood [...]
From various locations throughout the Bay Area we have acquired a large amount of reclaimed redwood water tank lumber. Made from clear all heart redwood the staves generally measure 2-1/2" x 5-1/4", 2-1/2"x 7-1/4" or 2-1/2"x 9-1/4". The bottoms 2-1/2"x 7-1/4", 2-1/2"x 9-1/4", or 2-1/2" x 11-1/4". Reclaimed redwood water tanks are still found on [...]
Everyone uses paint. Why not incorporate wood to create an environment of warmth, charm and character with one or a combination of any of our reclaimed wood paneling options? We have a number of beautifully weathered reclaimed wood paneling options that will liven any room. From our Bay Bridge Redwood, to old growth Kapur reclaimed [...]
On occasion, we purchase the 2x6 reclaimed redwood decking from customer's who we are supplying new lumber to. We hand select the better, usable boards, keeping them out of the land fill. Mostly old growth, they are available with or without knots. They can also be split in half to create unique, 1x rustic siding [...]
Create your own custom space by choosing planks in a variety of wide widths and lengths not available at your normal flooring store. With unmatched beauty, a reclaimed redwood floor will become the center piece of any space. The appeal of redwood lumber as a building material goes beyond its strength and beauty. Redwood is [...]
Reclaimed from a large water reservoir in Mountain View, we have a large selection of Reservoir 2x Redwood Lumber. Much of it from structures pre-dating the 1930’s, the lumber hails from an era when two inch meant two inch. Measuring a full two inches thick, the material is perfect for furniture or can be resawn [...]
Reclaimed from the ceilings of the famous Moffett Field air base in Sunnyvale, we have thousands of board feet from the legendary Hangar One. Measuring 1 ½ x 4 ½ and exposing numerous oxidized nail holes, this Hangar 1 Reclaimed Redwood clear all heart old growth material is stunning in look and rich in history. [...]
Builders of the past used material that was readily available and around here, redwood reigned supreme. This collection of 6x6 clear all heart redwood timbers came from the Almaden Reservoir. Many of the ends are stamped "Dense Structural," a grade the old mills burned into the ends, signifying to the buyer few to no knots [...]