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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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The forgotten forest on the river’s floor

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. 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. All...

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Baby Nursery Features Logs End Pre-Oiled French Cut Oak

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

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

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

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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The Conscious Builder Visits Logs End

The Conscious Builder Visits Logs End

Rob Black, Vice President of Sales & Marketing and part-owner of Logs End, talks with Casey Grey of The Conscious Builder: Ottawa's Sustainable Builder. The Conscious Builder Visits Logs End Casey and Rob get to the heart of what makes Logs End different than most...

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Hometown Holiday with Mark & Tara Borowiecki

'Tis the season for celebrating!  Packed with plenty of glitz and glam, the Ottawa At Home Magazine Holiday Issue has...

Logs End Receives Best of Houzz 2015 Award

Notice something different on the Logs End houzz profile? It's true!  Logs End received a "Best of Houzz 2015" award...

CBC’s Still Standing Visits Bristol, Quebec

With deep ties to the Bristol community and the Pontiac region, we hope you'll join us for the...

Logs End Showcases Hardwood Flooring at Ottawa Home Show 2016

What better way to spend the Easter long weekend than showcasing our Logs End heritage hardwood flooring at the Ottawa...

Flooring to “Mask” Food Crumbs

It's time for a new instalment of Flooring Fun Facts! We recently had a query on Instagram from a growing family that...