Some highlights from last year’s #dropboxderby competition themed “bridgehouse” 🌉 including 1st place winners, 🥇Team Silver Fern’s kinetic bridge🥇, @carpentrypdx beautiful reclaimed fir bridge-table🌲, this super cool “yes” sculptural piece👍, & a St John Bridge themed doghouse🐶! .
@ratpinky @mwbcarpentry @ellipseanddrhombus @americayle @dwickham1980 @jeremythegrand @clarkbuiltinc #diy#portland#pdx#travelportland#salvagedlumber#reuse#deconstruction
The crew spent about a week carefully disassembling a carriage house built in the 1890’s, salvaging every useable piece for our lumber yard inventory. Come check out all the lumber, siding, vintage pieces and more before it’s gone! More inventory added daily.
Follow our lumberyard @salvagedlumber for updates on all our newest reclaimed arrivals!
Carriage house history:
Located in Steward, Illinois and believed to have been built in the 1890’s by one of the Titus brothers, among Illinois’ wealthiest business owners at the time. The Titus brothers were successful farmers, property owners, railroad investors, lumber purveyors and local bankers among their other many ventures.
Features 2”x balloon framing with an original cedar shake roof layered over at some point with corrugated steel. Amazing old growth Douglas Fir structure with various siding types. 6”, 5”, tongue and groove, ship lap and more.