NEW – NATURAL SIDING SOLUTION

      Project Name:                   Classic Boat Museum – Private Location:                             Northern Minnesota Lake Project Vision:                  “The owners of this private estate wanted a space to store their collection of antique boats and awards.  They needed space at the lakeside to entertain guests. Nor-Son … Continued

Exterior White Birch

Sample of Bark House Product: White Birch Bark
White Birch Bark Wall Coverings are now available for Exterior Use. The papery birch bark is laminated to Extira® outdoor-rated MDF.  We can also provide field installation kits to accompany your order when choosing our feathered edge option to hide any visible seams at joints. No exterior finish is required if the panels are appropriately … Continued

Lisa Kanning, LUXE 2021 Gold List Honoree

Lisa Kanning Gold List Honoree
We would like to congratulate one of our dear designer friends, Lisa Kanning on being named a LUXE 2021 Gold List Honoree. Lisa has been a friend of Bark House for years and to see her talents honored is befitting. “Texture is integral in LKID interiors. While excitement can be created solely with the juxtaposition … Continued

The 8-Value-Adding Phases – (Part-1) A Regenerative Framework : Bark House Brand Poplar Bark Panel Manufacturing (Phases 1-4)

Bark House Poplar Bark Pabels
  Introduction “The ecological worldview roots of regenerative development and design are evident in very different ways of thinking, seeing and engaging with the world than those that have dominated green building and ecoefficiency approaches to sustainability. Regenerative thinking redefines the built environment – from the old, building-centric definition to one that includes the relationships … Continued

Welcome Dustin Moss – Logistics Manager

Dustin Moss
Dustin is a WNC native and graduate of Appalachian State University with a B.S. in Sociology and a passion for community organization.  His focus areas have included volunteer activities with the Carolinas Kiwanis and Key Club districts; advocacy of young adults; and rural economic advancement.  With an aim to have a positive impact in the … Continued

Bark House® Black Locust Split Rail Fencing – An Authentic Solution

Historic Bonham House with Black Locust Split Rail
Have A Historic Masterpiece –  Want A Timeless Look –  Need Something That Lasts Bark House® Black Locust Split Rail Fencing   – An Authentic Solution According to the National Historic Register: “The Bonham House (Flat Grove), ca 1780, can be classified in a style of American folk architecture known as the “ dogtrot ”, a design that evolved from two … Continued

Black Locust Split Rail FAQs

Split Rail Fence Posts
Black Locust Split Rail Fencing: Why black locust wood? Rot-resistant – Black Locust (Robinia Pseudoacacia) is the strongest and most rot-resistant wood indigenous to North America. It will remain beautiful and withstand years of outdoor exposure.  No chemicals- Natural rot resistance means that no chemical pressure treatment is needed, and none will leach into surrounding … Continued

Black Locust: The Tree on Which the U.S. Was Built

Black Locust
By Wesley Greene May 04, 2015 Wesley Greene is garden historian for the Colonial Williamsburg Foundation. This blog is adapted from  Resource for this information: https://www.livescience.com/50732-black-locust-tree-shaped-the-united-states.html As the strongest timber in North America, black locust helped build Jamestown and hardened the navy that decided the War of 1812, yet today few Americans have heard of it. The nation’s … Continued

WALLS THAT CONNECT HUMANS TO OUR NATURE

  Dis-connectivity has left humans longing for our better nature.  Human well-being is supported by natural elements outside in forests and within building environments.  Nothing compares to stepping outside ourselves into a grand cathedral of trees.  When the strategy of the forest has been honored in the sourcing and making of products, nothing is quite … Continued