Our stock of reclaimed dimensional lumber is vast and varied! Ranging from 2×4’s to 2×12’s and 3×8’s to 3×16’s, and more! These pieces were previously utilized as framing in barns and buildings to bolster the floor and roof, and hold up the walls.

Available in a plethora of species including Pine, Douglas Fir, Oak, Elm, Walnut, and many others, our reclaimed dimensional lumber is typically a true dimension of either 2″ or 3″. This versatile material is ideal for creating floating shelves, countertops, and furniture.

What is dimensional lumber?

Dimensional lumber refers to a type of wood that is milled to a specific size and standardized to fit into various construction projects mainly for structural framing. Typically “new” dimensional lumber comes in nominal sizes, meaning that it is first cut at 2”x4” but once it dries and is planed it ends up at a finished dimension of 1 ½” x 3 ½”. The older dimensional lumber that All American Reclaim carries is true dimension, meaning a 2”x4” is actually 2”x4The dimensions of the lumber are consistent, making it easy to use and measure for construction purposes. Dimensional lumber is available in different types of wood species, and it can be treated to resist damage from insects, moisture, and decay.

What is Dimensional Lumber Used For?

Dimensional lumber is a versatile and widely used building material that is used in a variety of construction projects. It is primarily used for structural purposes, such as framing, walls, and flooring in residential and commercial buildings. The old growth Dimensional lumber found at All American Reclaim can be used in furniture-making, where its uniform size and strength make it ideal for creating sturdy pieces, floating shelves, table & bar tops and so much more.