Old Growth Lumber
What is old growth lumber and why is it special?
Old growth lumber is wood that was grown naturally in massive virgin timberlands.
The trees that have remained untouched by weather extremes for almost 120 years have aged gradually, due to partial sunlight from the competition of surrounding trees. The gradual growth rate leads to the formation of tightly crammed growth rings, making for a more dense piece of wood.
The only way to acquire these incredible materials today, is by harvesting timbers from pre-1920 structures.
At Second Chance, a large portion of our mission to keep building materials out of the landfills. Through our deconstruction projects we are able to provide our community with an opportunity to re-use a little piece of history to enjoy for another 120+ years!