When tearing down a barn, reclaimed wood beams from the exterior are often weathered with an interesting patina while the interior wood is aged yet less warped, gnarled, or distressed. Cottage wood box beams are made from that interior barn wood.
Aging creates a rustic look for wood that is noticeable on these box beams without being copious or excessive. The wood is skip sanded for added texture and character. Though it isn't as exposed to the elements, it still retains a rustic barn wood appeal.
Cottage wood box beams add a well aged look to a home, a quality that will make any room more lived-in and cozy. The gorgeous look coupled with its unique, historic appeal is sure to make it a focal point of the room that everyone will ask you about. The barns that this wood is salvaged from are in some cases over a century old. It is amazing how well these reclaimed wood beams have stood the test of time and aged gracefully to create something so eye-catching.