This Is The Wood Pile From The LaVernia House

The LaVernia Bootcamp wood all stacked up, de-nailed, and valued

The LaVernia Bootcamp wood all stacked up and de-nailed, though we have used a bunch of it on Helen’s Heaven.

If you are not signed up for the next Bootcamp in New Berlin Texas, now is the time to move on that so that you can be part of learning how to get all this for practically free.

https://puresalvageliving.com/great-chance-to-join-in-on-a-pure-salvage-bootcamp-may-be-possible/    This link will take you there.

So did you wonder just how much wood I would get out of this old house?

Closed in Porches  will be filled with better wood.

Closed in Porches will be filled with better wood.

German Siding that is hard to find, and much will be saved to use another time.

German Siding that is hard to find, and much will be saved to use another time.

windows missing, that's okay, we took them out quick anyway.

windows missing, that’s okay, we took them out quick anyway.

Lavernia, Texas  treasures waiting to be found don't always look like treasures on the outside.

Lavernia, Texas treasures waiting to be found don’t always look like treasures on the outside.

Hot Pink from the olden days is still hot pinlk

Hot Pink from the olden days is still hot pinlk

Bulls eyes and Butterflies are what is hid inside, and they are the type that anyone would show with special pride.

Bulls eyes and Butterflies are what is hid inside, and they are the type that anyone would show with special pride.

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Siding, beaded wood, trim, and much more in these stacks.  

Flooring worth $8-$10 per square foot, Beaded wood worth $5-$6 per sf, and great trim worth $5 a linear foot were just a few of the treasures from this house.  

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First we had to denail and clean it all off before we stacked it and figured out how much was good to use again.

 

Another view of the 5" Victorian Long Leaf Pine trim

Another view of the 5″ Victorian Long Leaf Pine trim

See the profile of the siding, a German siding  cut in Cypress good for $7 per sf but we have let it go for $4.50 which is a bargain.

See the profile of the siding, a German siding cut in Cypress good for $7 per sf but we have let it go for $4.50 which is a bargain.

This is the most desirable of greens. and with a bit of scraping, they will have the zebra effect I love when oiled next.

This is the most desirable of greens. and with a bit of scraping, they will have the zebra effect I love when oiled next.

close up of the milk paints shows you the great colors and variety of paint overs.

close up of the milk paints shows you the great colors and variety of paint overs.

Each door will produce over 60 linear feet of this trim  at $5 means $300 retail per door in trim to be had.

Each door will produce over 60 linear feet of this trim at $5 means $300 retail per door in trim to be had.

flooring with the paint on it from being on the walls, the best you can get because it has never been sanded, the milk paint is easy to get off but adds value as an accent, and is hardened from its exposure to the air so it will also have a great dark patina when oiled.

flooring with the paint on it from being on the walls, the best you can get because it has never been sanded, the milk paint is easy to get off but adds value as an accent, and is hardened from its exposure to the air so it will also have a great dark patina when oiled.

20' long 1x10 boards for trim with no knots on them.

20′ long 1×10 boards for trim with no knots on them.

Look at the quality of the edges on these.  Amazing they are over 125 years old and like new.

Look at the quality of the edges on these. Amazing they are over 125 years old and like new.

This is the double bodied butterfly pattern from the 1890's in Long Leaf Pine with no knots and ready for several more centuries of life in a Tiny Texas House.

This is the double bodied butterfly pattern from the 1890’s in Long Leaf Pine with no knots and ready for several more centuries of life in a Tiny Texas House.

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4x4's for loft beams and many other sturdy supports, like porch posts.

4×4’s for loft beams and many other sturdy supports, like porch posts.

Look at the different colors that should have been sorted when they were denailed.

Look at the different colors that should have been sorted when they were denailed.

This is the wood pile from the LaVernia house

This is the wood pile from the LaVernia house

So after all of that, can you estimate the wholesale and retail value of this giant pile of wood?

Put in your guesstimate and I will be following up to put in mine soon.

 

Darby

2014

If you are not signed up for the next Bootcamp in New Berlin Texas, now is the time to move on that so that you can be part of learning how to get all this for practically free.

https://puresalvageliving.com/great-chance-to-join-in-on-a-pure-salvage-bootcamp-may-be-possible/    This link will take you there.