Searl Lamaster Howe Architects
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Algoma Retreat contemporary-living-room
 

Algoma Retreat

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cjaslan wrote:
clarification of previous question regarding wood finishing - I guess I was unclear in my previous question. I am referring to the top and bottom of horizontal boards - how were they milled? were they just left raw or milled to hide the nails? or were they straight cut so fit together smoothly? I am purchasing barn wood and would love for it to fit together in the same way your photo does. If I leave raw I will have to paint the wall behind.
   Comment   September 28, 2012
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cjaslan
is it ship lap?
September 28, 2012 at 12:37PM   
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Creative Floors
We prefer to provide all of our reclaimed barn board with a ship lap profile, all milled to the same thickness of 5/8" and of course, it must be kiln dired for interior use. We offer widths of 3"-6" or 4"-8" in a random mix. The boards fit together beautifully, making the installation a breeze! We ship our barn board all over the United States so please feel free to contact us if you have any other questions: www.creativefloorsvail.com or info@creativefloorsvail.com I hope this helps!
June 23, 2014 at 9:47AM     
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cjaslan wrote:
Did you cut the ends of the barn wood so it butted together without gaps?
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Catherine
I have a couple of cedar fence panels that I took down for construction and don't plan to put back up again, weathered but otherwise in good shape - would the wood be suitable for such a project?
October 14, 2012 at 10:10PM   
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Oak & Broad
It would need to be heat treated to kill any spiders or other bugs. Joel@eutree.com
October 15, 2012 at 5:04AM   
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myziggy wrote:
we live in nwsuburbs/chgo...we'd love to find some old wood planks like these for small family room? any ideas? thanks!
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Becky Harris
I would simply google reclaimed wood or salvaged wood to find a nearby supplier - you may have to hit the country or perhaps PA. I just heard about a place in Philly from an architect called Provenance that is great about sourcing this kind of thing:
http://www.phillyprovenance.com/
June 3, 2013 at 7:30PM   
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fentodeb
Go to historicflooring.com talk to Steve. He is on ebay too. I'm getting beautiful wood from him. He's a great guy to talk too...they ship all over!
October 17, 2013 at 4:36AM   
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leslielk wrote:
could you please identify the artist who painted the sitting women
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Becky Harris
Hi mkhayward - I see my sentence was confusing - I was saying previously I was going to be talking to the architect and then later after I talked to her I was trying to say that she (the architect) didn't know who painted it, it reads like I'm saying that the owner didn't know who painted it! Thanks for your help! I love your house!
July 16, 2012 at 4:35PM   
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Connie
i did this at my cottage. im not quite finished but i love it.
September 5, 2013 at 6:33AM   
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Erica wrote:
What is the wood stained with?
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Ryan Druke
lifetime wood treatment look it up will only take a year to turn new wood to look like that or less.
August 12, 2013 at 5:15PM   
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Not available in the same color, but wood look tile is a great choice as well for fireplace surrounds and offer some great vintage looks - http://tiledaily.com/2013/07/30/distressed-wood-porcelain-tile/ http://tiledaily.com/2012/06/11/classic-series-wood-porcelain-grey-and-brown/
August 12, 2013 at 6:56PM   
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amybbrody wrote:
Isnt it dangerous to have a fireplace surrounded by wood ? - The specs on all the gas fireplaces I have seen state not to use a combustible material like wood within about 60" yet it appears I have seen many pictures of fireplaces surrounded by wood..we would like to do this is safe.
   Comment   April 4, 2014
2xnewmex wrote:
What type of wood & color of stain is used here, is it knotty alder?
     Comment   November 5, 2013
pyoung4460 wrote:
Can these work planks be bought from somewhere in the same color &size
   Comment   October 21, 2013
Pamela Ward wrote:
How do I do this? - One of my bedroom walls is painted wood? How can I get it to be more natural and look like this?
   Comment   June 3, 2013
Amanda Thomas wrote:
Ceiling heightO - do you know the ceiling height, specifically at the peek?
   Comment   June 1, 2013
ROUGE TOMATE DESIGN wrote:
Great work ! - As an Interior designer i spend a LOT of time on Houzz, your project is a gift for us to look, thank you for sharing. Lorraine
   Comment   December 12, 2012
annielips wrote:
what is the brand/type fireplace?
   Comment   March 21, 2012

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Aren't these weathered gray boards beautiful? I picture that they had a former life as siding on a barn.
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I love how Houzz participant Favero added this to his ideabook and noted that what he liked about it was simply "the whole thing." This whole space IS amazing in its simplified entirety—and that raised fire box adds the perfect touch. More: Browse hundreds of fireplace designs.
Wood plank is a pretty big design element when it comes to a lake house. Because design is about making things your own, I love the idea of wood plank installed on walls — mixing it up horizontally and vertically. Stick with a gray tone to keep the natural light abundant; super dark or heavy stains can instantly make the space darker. Also play with art to bring nautical touches inside. In this photo, a swimmer is depicted in the painting above the fireplace. That one touch goes a long way.
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Brick fireplaces are a classic, but the gray coloring of this reclaimed wood, particularly against white walls, creates a cool, crisp vibe.
This beautiful fireplace wall stands up to the scale of the soaring ceiling, making it possible to use a small fireplace. The wood was originally in a barn in Texas. "The house was designed to be a part of the landscape. This was accomplished by how the house sits in the site, the placement of windows and the position of walls for views," says Pam Lamaster-Millet, the project's architect. "We felt the reclaimed wood was appropriate for the main focal point of the living space, as an extension of the wooded site into the house, and a nod to the agricultural area of Algoma."
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The towering gray-wood wall, which follows the line of the cathedral ceiling, gives strong presence to this living area.
Textures and materials also relate to the greater context. The wood surrounding the small electric fireplace is from a barn in Texas. "We felt the reclaimed wood was appropriate for the main focal point of the living space, as an extension of the wooded site into the house, and a nod to the agricultural area of Algoma," Lamaster-Millett says.
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Using weathered or reclaimed wood offers texture and a timeworn gray patina. If you are favoring grays and whites at home and would like a way to bring in a feeling of the outdoors, this is a great way to do so. The wood paneling around the fireplace feels so right.
4. Add warmth with weathered wood. Weathered wood has a warm, homey feel that works beautifully in a pale interior. This cladding emphasizes the height of the space and creates a chimney breast effect for the modern fire.

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