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Restoration of Ottawa Streetcar 696

Restoration of Ottawa Streetcar 696

For the last fifteen years, a small group of rail enthusiasts have been volunteering their time and talents to the restoration of Ottawa Streetcar 696. As the last remaining 600-series streetcar to have serviced the Ottawa rails between 1915 and 1959, one can well...

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Best Wood for Hardwood Floors

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 best wood choice will vary from home to home.  This is due to colour, durability and grain.  When selecting the best wood for hardwood floors, it all...

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Harvest Tables and Reclaimed Barnboard

Harvest Tables and Reclaimed Barnboard

Logs End may be located in Ottawa, but we often assist clients in Toronto, Montreal, Calgary, Vancouver and other cities big and small.  In speaking with home-owners and artisans across the nation, it is clear the trend towards custom milled or live edge slab harvest...

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Ottawa Chance Foundation Christmas Bazaar

Ottawa Chance Foundation Christmas Bazaar

Logs End is proud to be a sponsor of the 2015 Chance Foundation Christmas Bazaar.  We are encouraging Ottawa and surrounding area crafters to "Be an Angel" and showcase their wares.  To secure a booth, please contact the Chance Foundation via their...

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Reclaimed Wide Plank Flooring

Reclaimed Wide Plank Flooring

If you are looking to add character to your home, office or cottage, why not consider installing river-reclaimed wide plank flooring. Logs End is proud to handcraft lumber, felled generations ago, into custom flooring and millwork.  Each piece of wood is rich in...

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The Ottawa River

The Ottawa River

The Globe & Mail has been running a series on the Rivers of Canada.  In the second instalment, Gord Black of Logs End notes he is still spotting "floaties" while he dives.  What does this mean? Read 'The Story of the Ottawa River: Priceless and precarious'

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Ontario Wood Products Export Association

Ontario Wood Products Export Association

Are you an international buyer seeking the best Ontario-based wood products for export?  If so, the team at Logs End strongly suggests exploring the Ontario Wood Products Export Association (OWPEA).  They work with strategic members who craft hardwood and softwood...

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Leftover Hardwood Flooring Projects

Leftover Hardwood Flooring Projects

The team at Logs End is always on the lookout for unique ways to use wood scraps.  This week, we wanted to share a few favourite leftover hardwood flooring projects. Tiny Bathroom Makeover Boasts a plank wall, and uses driftwood and scrap wood to create décor accents....

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Wood Scraps Turned Art

Wood Scraps Turned Art

If you follow Logs End on Facebook or Twitter, you likely saw our post about Thomas Dambo the Danish artist and designer.  Together with a team of creative souls, Thomas upcycles "trash" and leftover wood scraps to create larger-than-life art installations and...

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Family Cottage in Norway Bay

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, we love having the opportunity to bring pieces of the past into buildings of the future. A recent article in Ottawa At Home showcased a family...

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A Timeless Collaboration: Logs End and Lagois Design Build

When Lagois Design Build Renovate embarked on a recent special project, there was a vision for the outcome: a home...

Shabby Chic Flooring

Anybody who's read an interior design magazine recently will realize how popular shabby chic flooring has become. It's...

GOHBA SAMMY Awards

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

2017 CHEO Dream of a Lifetime Home Features Logs End Flooring

Logs End is delighted to be a sponsor of the 2017 CHEO -- Children's Hospital of Eastern Ontario Dream of a Lifetime...

Logs End 2017 Christmas Holiday Hours

Thinking of stopping by the Logs End showroom this holiday season? Please know we would love you to visit, but that we...