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Reclaimed Lath Home Design Ideas, Pictures, Remodel and Decor

This wood is the lath (as in lath and plaster) from the same walls that were taken down to complete the remodel. It was sanded and refinished to remove nails and other problems, highlighting the hundred-year-old beauty of the reclaimed wood.

The 25-foot long light fixture is made of reclaimed lath boards undulating along the entire length of the attic bedroom. The light source is warm white LED’s on a dimmer, so the homeowner can adjust the brightness for a dramatic glow at night.

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Drop Box Brigade: SE 49th and Madison Portland, OR

Drop Brigader’s are at it again!

Here is a nice shot of lath and plaster, vinyl flooring, metal, and some gnarly looking press board.

Admittedly, lath and plaster is a tough combination to separate. However England has a 95% construction recycling rate, so it makes one wonder what they do with their lath and plaster?

What would you do to keep it out of the waste stream?