Living Room, Floor Lighting, Table Lighting, Light Hardwood Floor, Rug Floor, Chair, Sectional, Coffee Tables, and Stools Repainting isn't necessary to get new life out of old building materials—scraping paint off can provide an entirely new aesthetic that still speaks to an element's history and materiality.  Photo 10 of 10 in 10 Creative Uses of Reclaimed Wood from Budget-Friendly Renovation of a Neoclassical Home in Oslo

10 Creative Uses of Reclaimed Wood

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The goal of the renovation was to get the most out of every square inch, since there was no way to expand beyond the apartment’s historic envelope. Always-open double doors—stripped down to their original wood—connect the railroad-style parlors to create an open, loft-like feel.