Milled Reclaimed Redwood Lumber - The Lumber Baron

Reclaimed Redwood – Time Tested and Quality Assured

Reclaimed redwood is 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.

  • Reclaimed Redwood from Reservoirs Our reclaimed redwood selection includes a variety of old growth redwood lumber taken from reservoir projects with construction dating from the early 1900’s. From the Almaden Reservoir, The Lumber Baron was able to reclaim more than 35,000 board feet, primarily 2×10 and 2×12 sections, from a seismic retrofit. Another reservoir in Mountain View, California yielded thousands more board feet of full 2″x10″old growth redwood. Most recently, an entire San Bernardino Reservior was rebuilt, bringing in over 60,000 board feet of premium old growth redwood 2×10, and hard to find 8×8 and 4×12 redwood timbers.
  • Redwood from Water and Wine Tanks Water tanks were once a staple of farm life around the country, and the durable, knot-free wood of old growth redwood was a favorite material for building them. Redwood reclaimed from these tanks is a unique material, often feathery or scaly on one side (due to decades of changing water levels) and a beautiful faded gray on the other. Redwood tanks used in California’s early wine storage, are often imbedded with unique coloring from the tannins in the wine grapes they held. The beautiful color spectrums serve as a testimony to the history of the reclaimed lumber itself.
  • Hand Hewn Redwood 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. They can be used in their original, aged 8×8 or 10×14 sizes or smoothed out to create more finished look.
  • Redwood from Moffett Field Air Base The Lumber Baron has thousands of feet of 1-½ by 4 ½ old growth redwood salvaged from Hangar One at Sunnyvale’s famous Moffett Air Field. Originally milled entirely from clear all heart redwood, this material is both historic and luxurious in appearance, including oxidized nail holes from the original construction. SOLD OUT
  • Reclaimed Redwood from Bay Bridge and Pier 31 The Lumber Baron is proud to offer reclaimed lumber from both the Old Bay Bridge and San Francisco’s famous Pier 31. Both of these Bay Area landmarks were built in the early part of the 20th century using old growth redwood. We were able to salvage 40,000 board feet from Pier 31, which can be purchased in their original 3×4 milled condition or milled to suit. This historic Bay Bridge redwood is available in 1×12, 6×12, and 12×12 with custom milling available as well.

Reclaimed Redwood Beams, Siding, and Paneling

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.

Hand Selected Old Growth Redwood

The Lumber Baron is your source for high quality reclaimed redwood, reclaimed Douglas Fir, and new Western Red Cedar. 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 or reclaimed Fir around. 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.

2022-12-19T12:33:24-08:00

Reclaimed Redwood Bridge Timbers

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, redwood beams. Carefully dismantled and cleaned, these 6"x18"x20' timbers are ready to serve in their next life. A limited amount [...]

2021-10-01T09:30:12-07:00

Hand hewn Redwood beams

From a rustic barn in Eureka, we have a selection of reclaimed, hand hewn redwood timbers, 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 [...]

2019-01-24T21:35:27-08:00

Reclaimed Wine Tank Redwood Lumber

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 [...]

2019-10-28T11:49:48-07:00

Redwood Reclaimed Bridge Timbers

Early engineers turned to massive beams to carry the structural loads of California’s first bridges. Creatively use them as whole pieces or have us mill them into one of a kind bar tops, siding, or matching beams. These old growth redwood reclaimed timbers are impossible to replicate given the size of the trees cut down [...]

2019-01-15T23:16:29-08:00

Reclaimed Wood Paneling

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 [...]

2019-01-15T23:17:43-08:00

Reclaimed Redwood Flooring

Create your own custom space by choosing planks in a variety of wide widths and lengths not available at your normal flooring store. With outstanding durability and unmatched beauty, a reclaimed floor will become the center piece of any space. Available in: Douglas fir, Redwood, Antique Tobacco Oak

2019-01-15T23:53:12-08:00

Reclaimed Redwood Decking

Our 2x6 reclaimed redwood decking is generally purchased 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, rustic siding material.

2021-12-20T09:07:07-08:00

Hangar One Reclaimed Redwood Lumber

SOLD OUT!!!   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 clear all heart old growth reclaimed redwood material is stunning in look and rich in [...]

2019-01-15T23:12:05-08:00

Reclaimed Redwood Reservoir Beams

Builders of the past used material that was readily available and around here, redwood and doug fir reigned supreme. Our collection of clear all heart redwood timbers and 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 [...]