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Black Walnut Recovery Project: Just South of Portland, Oregon

This is one of our most ambitious recovery project yet. This massive black walnut tree died a couple years ago and we wanted to make sure it did not just rot but had the chance to be turned into some amazing custom furniture by the team at Jewell Hardwoods. I can’t wait to get this…

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Live Edge Black Walnut Slab Table with Metal "X Base"

This table was a beauty to work on. The slabs came from a tree we rescued from an urban neighborhood in Portland, OR. Now it sits close to its original resting place in a down-town Portland Condo. The “X Base” for this live edge black walnut slab table took the breath away from all who…

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80" Incense Cedar Recovery Project: Sublimity, Oregon

The Incense cedar was planted when this old farm house was built back in 1908 in Sublimity OR.  It had finally overgrown the front yard and needed to be removed.  At a weight of about 25,000 LBS the main log was too heavy to transport so we had a 96″ chainsaw bar made just for this…

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Curly Black Walnut Book-Matched Dining Table with Wood Rectangle Base

It is amazing to see the before and after pictures of our tables. The beauty that is unveiled after the long hours of sanding and the spplication of the 2-part Conversion Varnish Spray Finish is stunning. We never tire of seeing the transformation take place. This curly black walnut book-matched dining table has a wood…

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52" Spalted Maple Recovery Project: NW Portland

This Urban spalted maple recovery project was quite a feat! After being struck by lightning this maple tree died and had to be removed.  The backyard was not accessible with our truck and trailer. So in order to preserve this trunk as a beautiful “Reclaimed” tree for large furniture pieces, a crane was brought in to…

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Live Edge Black Walnut Kitchen Countertop

This 15ft x 4ft beast of a countertop was quite the challenge to maneuver through the machinery but the finished product took our breath away. Two 15′ Black Walnut Slabs with gorgeous grain and rich color were joined to achieve a 4′ width. Live edge on one side as the other side will be up…

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64" Walnut Tree Recovery Project: Oregon

When the roots from this massive walnut tree started to damage the foundation of the nearby home it had to be removed. Jewell hardwoods was there to make sure this massive 64″ tree did not get wasted.  The tree had to be carefully removed as it was hanging over houses. Next heavy equipment had to be…

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Black Walnut Book-Matched Table with Turquoise Inlay

This table with turquoise inlay was very exciting to work on and hard to let go. The slabs came from an urban salvaged tree from the Portland Area. We milled air dried the slabs for 2 years then kiln dried before beginning this project. The pictures do not begin to do this table justice. The…

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Time to Get Out of the Box with Curly Spalted Maple!

This project was so much fun to do. We have been experimenting with many different elements in showcasing natures beauty, this custom Curly Spalted Maple Counter-top is one of them. Using the natural curves of the slabs our client selected, we cut them to fit their Kitchen Counter in a way that highlights the flow…

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7ft Live Edge Book-Matched Black Walnut Table with Trestle Base

We love this walnut table with trestle base! The Black Walnut from this table was recovered from an Urban Home in Salem, Oregon. It is matched with a beautiful live edge trestle base.

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