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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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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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Angela’s Fireplace Transformation

On the evening of May 24, 2018, we were scanning our social media feeds when up popped a notification. The Logs End team had received a review on Facebook! We always get excited when reviews come in, as it means we get to see the first glimpse of a newly installed...

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Ottawa At Home: Cool & Classic Cottage

The following article appeared in the Ottawa at Home Magazine in the Summer 2017 edition. All photographs are credited...

Family Cottage in Norway Bay

The team at Logs End is fortunate to share in projects of every scope.  From wee bathroom floors to commercial venues,...

Reclaimed Birch Flooring

In 2013, Logs End worked with Voyo Tomic Construction to provide and install reclaimed birch flooring in a truly...

Hardwood Flooring Wood Species

Looking to add character and depth to your home? Consider installing or updating hardwood floors. Each wood species...

History-Rich Wide Plank Flooring

Looking for something unique to grace the floors in your home, condo or office? Consider installing history-rich wide...

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