Category Archives: Jenn’s Blog

Urban Lumber Network is finally Here!

Urban, Salvaged, & Recalimed Woods Inc. colored logo

Preserving Trees For Their Full Value through an urban lumber network For over two decades companies and individuals in the West have been struggling to keep our urban lumber, salvaged lumber, and reclaimed woods out of the waste stream and give them a second life. All too often we hear stories of beautiful wood that…

Far West participates in Urban Wood Conference at Palomar College

Urban Lumber Conference

Please read the following article by Promise Yee, written about our Urban Wood Conference at Palomar College: Promise Yee: We all know trees provide shade, shelter for animals, and filter pollutants from the air. But what is the best use for landscape trees after they are cut down? Promise Yee Speakers William Stranger, Stranger Furniture;…

Far West Provides Salvaged and Urban Lumber for Hobie Surfboard

Hobie Surfboard with Far Wests' Redwood and White Oak

Far West Forest Products recently supplied wood to Josh Martin of MartinShapes for a very special surfboard he built for Hobie Surfboards.   We were honored to provide the wood for his beautiful work of art from California native wood species, California White Oak, and Giant Sequoia Redwood. The following is an excerpt from His Blog:…

Far West Forest Products Featured in Woodworkers Journal E-zine

jim evans on the Giant Sequoia Redwood he split

Far West Forest Products was honored to be featured in this weeks issue of the Woodworkers Journal E-zine.   If you haven’t already done so, you will want to subscribe to this publication to read great stories about what other woodworkers are doing.  Thank you Chris Marshall for the article on our company.  If you haven’t…