Windfall Lumber takes commercial design to next level

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Business Insider - August 2014 Reclaimed, recycled, and handcrafted equal buzzword of success for Tumwater Company. "Every piece of wood has a story" is a key theme at Windfall Lumber, the Tumwater company that turns old timber and former building parts into high-quality, polished furnishings and eye-catching accents for commercial businesses all across the U.S.

Project of the Month: Healthy Living in Seattle

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Builder Magazine - July Issue Materials harvested, reclaimed or manufactured near this Seattle house give it a healthy air. The reclaimed fir car decking around the exterior from Windfall Lumber, creates the rainscreen siding and is sourced locally from a deconstructed warehouse in Tacoma WA. Designed by local Seattle b9 architects.   Click on images to read the entire article.

Interiors & Sources Features Walls - Windfall Color Cladding

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Windfall Color Cladding is the result of a new collaboration between YOLO Colorhouse Paints and Windfall Lumber. Combining zero-VOC interior paints with FSC-certified reclaimed wall cladding, the collection includes a lively palette of 12 saturated hues suitable for any space.. Click here to read the online coverage!

B9 Architects' Family Share Residence Maximizes Space & Light in Seattle

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Inhabitat - Family Share Designed by b9 architects for a mother and her teenage son, the Family Share Residence also provides an auxiliary dwelling unit for the owner's father so he can live on-site with them. The compact home maximizes natural light and utilizes a natural palette of materials including sustainably-sourced lumber from Windfall Lumber, a solar hot water and even a green roof. Click here to read the full feature.

Interior Products: Windfall Color Cladding

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Commercial Building Products - May Issue Windfall Color Cladding combines zero-VOC interior paint with reclaimed wall cladding. Handmade from FSC-certified Douglas fir and hemlock, the reclaimed material has tongue-and-groove sides with beveled edges. Click on image above to read entire article.

Product Feature: Walls

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Architectural Record - May Issue These wall materials and systems create division, provide visual or acoustical privacy, or improve air quality, while also beautifying spaces - featuring Windfall Color Cladding.   Click on image to read entire article.

Houzz Tour: Flexibility and Efficiency for a New Seattle Home

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Family Share Project by b9 architects With rental potential and an ecofriendly design, this house is smart in more ways than one. A model of efficiency, the home maximizes the performance of the envelope of the building. The reclaimed fir car decking wrapped around the exterior from Windfall Lumber, creates the rainscreen siding and is sourced locally from a deconstructed warehouse in Tacoma WA. The same reclaimed-fir car decking used on the exterior of the house is used to define the powder room.       Click here to read the full feature.

Green Trends : Wonderful Wood

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Designer Pages recently featured our newly launched line of Color wall cladding. Windfall Color Cladding is the result of an exciting new partnership with Colorhouse Paints of Portland, Oregon who produce a line of magnificent premium interior paints. The wood is a mixture of Douglas Fir and hemlock reclaimed from solid and glue laminated beams and lumber that came from deconstructed industrial, agricultural, and residential buildings in the Pacific NW.                    Click here to read the full feature.

Green Products Update: Colorful Wood

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Custom Home - Product Beat These products help give spaces - and their occupants - a lift. Windfall Lumber is partnering with paint manufacturer Colorhouse to use its zero-VOC paints on a line of reclaimed interior cladding. The result: subtle but saturated combinations of the paints' vibrant hues and the woods' natural tones that can be mixed and matched. Click here to read the full feature.

Architectural Products - "New & Improved"

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Architectural Products - March Issue Re-Purposed is how our 1/4" Engineered Panels are described, in a variety of stains and finish options to enhance interiors. The panels can be applied to retail displays, signage, as wall coverings and even to curved surfaces. Click on image to read the entire article

SNAP Feature

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SNAP January/February Issue Product Roundup feature "New Products to Enhance the Home & Workplace" highlights Windfall Lumber’s 1/4″ Engineered Panel. Click on image to read the entire article

VSDM LookBook

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VMSD - January Issue Windfall's 1/4" Engineered Panel was included in VMSD's  Retail Products Gallery: Materials + Wall coverings. Click on image to read the entire article.

Windfall 1/4" Engineered Panel Chosen for 2013 Record Products Edition

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Architectural Record - December Issue "Every Year an influx of new products comes into the market promising more efficiency, additional options, improved performance, less environmental impact, and sometimes, simply, a more handsome design. In response, the editors of ARCHITECTURAL RECORD invite manufacturers across all categories-from glazing and interior finishes to lighting and plumbing fixtures-to enter their latest offerings in the annual Record Products competition. To select the best entries for the 2013 installment, we enlist the expertise of architects, designers and materials and product specifiers at leading American firms."     

Scratch-Resistant Counters

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Journal of Light Construction - December 2013 Some chefs prefer end-grain cutting boards: they're easier on knife edges and their self-healing qualities make scratches less visible. That also makes the material good for counter tops. Oregon Black Walnut End Grain Counter tops from Windfall Lumber, are made by fusing the end pieces of wood strips.  Oregon Black Walnut End Grain Countertops  Click here to read the full feature.

SEATTLEITE SPOTLIGHT - Sustainability Guru Scott Royer

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Seattleite Magazine  - By Brad Nehring Scott Royer, Windfall President, was interviewed about his interests, woody background and how the business has changed over the past 12 years. "Tumwater-based Windfall Lumber had been in business for nearly five years when Scott Royer, a Wisconsin-born transplant, purchased the company from its original owners. Under his leadership, Windfall has become one of the state's leading providers of furniture, wall panels, and other products rendered from reclaimed wood. Some of Windfall's local clients have included Amazon, Microsoft, Starbucks, and the University of Washington; the company has also collaborated with a slew of locally...

Strong demand fuels Windfall Lumber's growth

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    Daily Journal of Commerce By LYNN PORTER Windfall Lumber used salvaged beams from the Heidelberg Brewery in Tacoma to create this feature wall inside the Coppins Well apartments on First Hill. Seattle architecture firm Weber Thompson turned to Windfall Lumber when it wanted to create a feature wall in the lobby of the recently opened Coppins Well apartment project on First Hill. Olympia-based Windfall provided beams salvaged from the Heidelberg Brewery in Tacoma that were used to create a gently curving wall of stacked fir blocks. “There are imperfections in the wood in this wall that really make it...

Premier Builder - Showcases 1/4" Engineered Panel

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Premier Builder Magazine - November/December Issue Windfall's 1/4" Engineered Panel was highlighted in the New Product Showcase in Premier Builder. A photo of a coffee shop installation and several color samples is included in the two page spread.          Click on images to read the entire article

Included in a Database of Innovators

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Architype Material Library, Product Listing Due to popular demand, Windfall Lumber has just released their Windfall Engineered Panel in a new lighter and more flexible ¼” panel size, with all the same visual attributes as the ¾” product. Windfall Engineered Panels are manufactured in the U.S. from reclaimed Douglas fir and Hemlock from deconstructed industrial, agricultural and residential buildings in the Pacific Northwest.  Click here for the full feature.

New Product Announced at Greenbuild Expo

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Remodeling Magazine - November Issue Designers will find even more uses for Windfall Engineered Panels now that the product is available in a more flexible 1/4-inch thickness. The manufacturer says the new panel was developed in response to customers who liked the original 3/4-inch product, but were clamoring for something that could more easily install in wall and ceiling applications, and wrap around fixtures and rounded surfaces.   Click here to read online feature.

Café Design Inspired by the Past and Present

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Custom Woodworking Business Magazine Olympia Coffee’s newest location is in a 1938 landmark building, required custom design to combine an art deco motif with a modern material palette. The article features Windfall Lumber’s reclaimed textile mill flooring, engineered panel, tables and café bar.   Click here for the full feature.      

We're on the list!

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Interior Design ProductFIND Windfall Lumber design products are featured on the Interior Design website’s product finder. Photos, description and specs are included. Click Here for full feature.

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