We've Moved! New Logs End showroom at 66 Iber Rd. Ottawa (Stittsville) is now open!

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Visit Logs End Hardwood at the Ottawa Fall Home Show

Come visit the Logs End hardwood flooring team at the 2018 Ottawa Fall Home Show. It's the home show for every home. Find us in Booth 1729, right beside our friends from ekoBUILT. 2018 DATES & HOURS Thursday, September 27th  NOON - 9pm Friday, September 28th  NOON -...

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Cast Your Vote in the Ottawa Citizen People’s Choice Awards

Have you cast YOUR vote? Round Three of the Ottawa Citizen People's Choice Awards has three different projects showcasing Logs End hardwood flooring. Be sure to explore 184, 192 and 223 ... and then tell us how you voted!  184 Art House Transformation Artium Design...

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Santa’s Entrance Gets An Update

@mandy_hambly shared this wonderful photo with us. We're convinced Santa will agree:  Happy with how Santa’s new entrance turned out.  #fireplace #santasentrance #update #reclaimedwood #riverbed#logmantel #sunflower #handyhusband #whatsnext #logsend RIVER RECLAIMED...

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Logs End Showroom Closed Labour Day Weekend

Please note the Logs End showroom will be closed Saturday, September 1st through Monday, September 3rd. Regular showroom hours will resume on Tuesday, September 4th.   From all of us at Logs End - get outside and enjoy the long weekend!   #LabourDay #GetOutside...

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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 French...

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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...

Best Wood for Hardwood Floors

Visitors to the Logs End showroom in Ottawa often ask "What is the best wood for hardwood floors?" The reality is the...

Hardwood Flooring Direction

Logs End staff is frequently asked what direction a hardwood floor should be laid. Hardwood flooring direction can...

GOHBA SAMMY Awards

On November 5th, during the annual luncheon, the Greater Ottawa Home Builder's Association handed out the 2014 GOHBA...

Reclaimed Wood Picnic Table

Clearly upcycled and reclaimed wood is trending this spring, as the Logs End team has been fielding plenty of calls....

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