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Renick Millworks
Making Old New Again



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In 2002 Jay Petre won a contract to tear down some old structures in Greenbrier County, not knowing what to do with all the old lumber when the job was completed, Jay was asked if he wanted to sell it. It was then that he realized there was an emerging market for old wood. Jay took this idea and created Renick Millworks in Pocahontas County. Many folks in the 1980's and early 90's would burn old structures and with it thousands of dollars of rare vintage lumber, with a large percentage coming from the once virgin forests of West Virginia. Now Renick Millworks will tear down those structures and re-purpose the timber into beautiful hardwood flooring for private homes and businesses. The company is literally preserving history and also helping the environment by re-purposing the rich character and feel of reclaimed timber.

Renick Millworks

Renick Millworks Person Interviewed: Jay Petre
Title: Owner / President
Location: Pocahontas County, West Virginia
Address: HC 66 Box 379 Renick, WV 24966
Phone: 304 497-9900
Website: www.renickmillworks.com
EMail: jay@renickmillworks.com



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