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Logging History – The Peavey

LUMBERJACKS | ALL IN A DAY'S WORK While it may not look like much, the "peavey" revolutionized river driving. The spike at the end steadied the log, unlike earlier tools, which would swing erratically and often pitch men into the perilous river. WHO INVENTED THE...

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Canadian History – Lumberjack Scrimshaw Work

LUMBERJACKS | ALL IN A DAY'S WORK While a sailor might put a ship in a bottle, lumberjacks were not to be outdone in their scrimshaw work. This wood, ivory, bead and wool structure derives from a religious impulse, as the bells and cross indicate. Priests and...

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Fun Facts About Hardwood Flooring

Canada has a long and rich timber trade history. Fuelled by demand from Europe, wood was the staple Canadian trade commodity for most of the 19th century. The industry provided employment and saw people immigrate to the Eastern Canada region in search of a better...

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French Cut Oak Hardwood Flooring

Rift & quarter sawn white oak is one of the most sought-after woods for flooring. Produced using a variation of live sawn cutting, European French Cut flooring is manufactured by cutting the log straight through and ensuring each cut is parallel to the last. In...

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The forgotten forest on the river’s floor

When Logs End was founded in 1997, salving wood from the bottom of a river may have seemed a far-fetched to many. Sure, the process from log recovery to finished product did take a little bit longer, but the team always felt the environment was worth the wait....

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Baby Nursery Features Logs End Pre-Oiled French Cut Oak

This month, we take you on a tour of a stunning baby nursery. Homeowners @hodgee613 and @linds_h16 created a tranquil oasis for their wee one, by combining Logs End Pre-Oiled French Cut Oak in the rich “Truffle” finish with a pallet of beautiful pale tones and...

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Oiled Wood Floors

In the United Kingdom, Europe and Australia, natural oil floor finishes have a long standing history. Commercial and residential customers have consistently placed emphasis and importance on wood’s natural characteristics, colour, grain and warmth. In recent years,...

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Spring Cleaning Your Hardwood Floors

The snow has melted, the birds are chirping, and the days are getting longer. Winter has marked its farewell and all signs point to a sunny, warm spring! After a long Ottawa winter, everyone is eager to stow away the winter hats, gloves, jackets and boots. While those...

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Logs End at The Home & Design Show in Ottawa

Looking for the latest inspiration in design trends?  Perhaps you are considering a whole home renovation or need...
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Caring for Engineered Hardwood Flooring

Engineered wood flooring is composed of several layers, all bonded together.  And while the top layer on the Logs End...
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CHEO Launches Lottery with Dream Home and $3 Million in Prizes

Logs End has been a long-standing and proud supporter of the Children's Hospital of Eastern Ontario (CHEO). This year,...
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Interior to Exterior Wood Floor Integration

With homeowners looking at unique ways to match interior and exterior décor, we are seeing an increase in flooring...
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Logging History – The Peavey

LUMBERJACKS | ALL IN A DAY'S WORK While it may not look like much, the "peavey" revolutionized river driving. The...
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