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Rustic recycled small buildings in Minnesota

By Lloyd Kahn  

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"16 Years of custom building, located in central Minnesota, The Rustic Way offers a custom service to create your eco-friendly personal dream in cabinetry, furniture, picture framing, buildings and an assortment of speciality items. All of The Rustic Way’s products have the warmth, character and lustre created by using wood that has experienced decades of aging; before it was carefully preserved from buildings that date back generations." "…Dan Pauly has a passion for old wood – its warm luster, tight grain and fascinating, unique history, first as trees harvested from old-growth forests in the 19th Century and then as lumber from old structures – barns, granaries, grain elevators, warehouses, stores. 'This wood reflects our natural heritage,' Dan observes, 'and has a much richer and more attractive patina and grain than modern wood.'" Sent to us by Irene Tukuafu