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Leclair Decor Featured in Gosbees “Home Sweet Home”

Leclair Decor Featured in Gosbees “Home Sweet Home”

In case there was any doubt, the Logs End team is very passionate about reclaimed wood and eco-friendly products. Moreover, we are very fortunate to work with clients in Ottawa, the Valley and beyond, who share our views on the importance of...

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

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

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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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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Logs End – Transforming ancient sunken timber into stunning flooring

Regular readers of the Rustic Reader may recall that earlier this year, we welcomed CBC's Still Standing...

Hardwood Flooring To Suit Your Lifestyle

Not sure how to pick your hardwood floor colour? Struggling to decide between solid hardwood or engineered...

Hickory Flooring for High-Traffic Homes and Offices

Have you ever wondered why hickory flooring is so popular in high-traffic homes and offices? Hickory is truly one of...

Shiver Me Timbers – The Country Connection 2009

On Season 5, Episode 10 of CBC's Still Standing television show, comic Jonny Harris visited Bristol, Québec. For...

Logs End Natural Oil Flooring

Logs End is proud to offer eco-friendly natural oil finishes as an option on all our wood species and plank sizes....