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Fireplace Makeover Using Logs End Reclaimed Wood

Fireplace Makeover Using Logs End Reclaimed Wood

There is nothing we like better then receiving Before & After photos from our clients ?? Today’s update comes from @tabytoup - who used Logs End reclaimed wood to create a statement focal point in her living room. We think it turned out magnificently ?...

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Visit Logs End Hardwood at the Ottawa Fall Home Show

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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Santa’s Entrance Gets An Update

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

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

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

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

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

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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Family Friendly Hardwood Flooring Solutions

While dark finished hardwood flooring is making a comeback, it is certainly not for everyone. If you've got kids or...

The forgotten forest on the river’s floor

When Logs End was founded in 1997, salvaging wood from the bottom of a river may have seemed far-fetched to many....

Hardwood Flooring Choices in Ottawa

Whether you are building or renovating, there are no shortages of great products on the market to make your house a...

Carleton Place Homeowners Choose Logs End French Cut Oak

Visitors to the Logs End showroom are astounded when they see French Cut European Oak flooring for the...

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...