civil war ara home coming down-WOOD ANYONE?

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Forum topic by ronaldbush posted 06-08-2014 02:34 PM 944 views 0 times favorited 4 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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06-08-2014 02:34 PM

the family is bringing down the homestead 2 story house. was built in 1870 i think. the family member that owns it is going to burn it down. i feel this is a great loss and was wondering if anyone had a business that removed and re-purposed the wonderful wood inside and out. i would like to put someone in contact with the owner (stepfather) about saving all the great wood in this home. maybe im just being silly but it seems a shame to burn it up. this is located in NE indana

thank you for any help in this quest

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#1 posted 06-08-2014 04:14 PM

Where is the house located?

-- Jesse, Saint Louis, Missouri

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#2 posted 06-08-2014 04:50 PM

I’d look on craigslist, usually people have ads to take down old barns and what not, might do that as well.

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#3 posted 06-08-2014 05:20 PM

When I search for lumber on the local craigslist they seam to always have items. I don’t know anything about how they work. Some just come and remove it for the lumber, some will pay a modest amount to do it.

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#4 posted 06-08-2014 05:30 PM

wow yeah – or an architectural salvage company.

-- Beka/Becky - aspiring jill of all trades, still learning to not read the directions.

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