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Lackland Airforce Base White Oaks

February 1st, 2019|

Lackland Air Force Base Reclaimed White Oak February 1, 2019 We were pleased to be involved with a private resident in San Antonio and local tree service contractor to play an important role in reclaiming a series of white oak trees that were being removed by the Lackland military base.   It is so exciting when like-minded individuals or businesses call us to inquire about how they might be able to salvage and re-purpose a [...]

“Perfectly Imperfect” – Hill Country View Article

December 13th, 2018|

Perfectly Imperfect - Finding New Life in Old Trees December 13th, 2018 We are blessed to be the featured article in the November 2018 publication of the Texas Hill Country View Magazine. The full article can be read here: Perfectly Imperfect _ Hill Country View Magazine- Texas Urban Sawmill Article, Nov 2018 Here is an Page 1 excerpt: Please click on image to read the full article! If you like this story, [...]

Dallas Church Red Oak Tree Re-Use Project

October 20th, 2018|

Northridge Presbyterian Church Red Oak Tree Re-use Project October 20th, 2018 The Northridge Presbyterian Church is located in Dallas and is undergoing a significant expansion project.   This church location near White Rock Lake was developed in 1950.   During its initial construction, a series of over a dozen red oak trees were planted by the Boy Scouts and founding church members.   Well, 68 years later, the church is undergoing an expansion to keep up with [...]

Oldest Salvaged Texas Pecan in History

September 30th, 2018|

Salvaging the Oldest Documented Pecan in the United States October 1st, 2018 The Texas Urban Sawmill is pioneering tree reclamation efforts across the state of Texas.   Our stakeholders are single family homeowners, ranch owners, commercial property owners, architectural firms and construction firms.   We typically focus our salvaging sites within 150 miles of Dripping Springs, TX which allows us to cover all of central Texas.   We also support turn-key urban wood utilization projects in San [...]

Historical Texas Live Oak Reclamation – 254 Years Old

September 23rd, 2018|

We helped support the Davey Tree Service company on this very challenging live oak removal in Austin, TX.   This majestic tree had fallen during a September 2018 severe thunderstorm that hit the Austin and surrounding areas.   After a lot of blood, sweat and tears, we were able to successfully reclaim nearly 50,000 lbs of historical hardwood from the main trunk and two main limbs.  The main trunk measures 53" in diameter near [...]

Historical Texas Pecan Saved From San Antonio River

September 8th, 2018|

This ~150 year old Texas Pecan was blown over by Hurricane Harvey and normally would have been left to fall into the river.   Luckily, the land owner reached out to the Texas Urban Sawmill for help!  We are working this 400-acre tract of ranch land near Victoria, TX as one of the largest dedicated pecan salvage projects in Texas.   A total of over 30 historical pecan trees will be salvaged.   That's over [...]