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  • Company dismantles building at city of Missoula maintenance site for reuse
    2012. Missoulian by Keila Szpaller.
    A great article on the dismantling job we did of the White Pine and Sash Mill building.

  • Bringing inside outside: Upper Rattlesnake Valley residents use reclaimed fir; metal roofing on deck
    2012. Missoulian.
    A great deck design with our reclaimed materials.

  • Extreme Makeover
    2011. Homesteader by Skylar Browning.
    A great project trying to inspire others to live sustainably at the UM Flat. Starts on page 6.

  • Sustainability Lecture Series at the University of Montana
    October 2010. Gary and Becky joined Matt Hisel with Home ReSource to talk to University students and the public about starting and owning a sustainable business. This was a great opportunity to share our experience with the next generation of people who will positively impact our world. View the video here

  • Home Reclaimed (an article that features our flooring, shelving, trim and counters)
    Winter/Spring 2011 by Joe Nickell and Tom Bauer in Missoula Magazine.

    Karen Slobod was drawn to Montana by the “Pink Panther.” But when she set about remodeling her new home last summer, the motivating hue was green. “Even before I found this house, I already knew that my goal was to sue as many recycled materials in a remodel as possible.” More >>

  • Friends of Two Rivers: Sustainable Living Lecture Series
    January 2010. Gary gave a presentation to a group in Bonner about the deconstruction of some of the buildings at the Bonner Mill. It was a great opportunity to give locals an insiders view to what happens to buildings when we reclaim them and do our best to honor the history the buildings and those who worked there. View the video here

  • Wasted Wreckage: High profile demolitions raise reclamation issues
    March 25, 2010 by Alex Sakariassen in Missoula Independent Newspaper
    “A few weeks after salvaging 35,000 board feet of lumber from the now-flattened St. Francis Xavier School in Missoula, Gary Delp of Heritage Timber stands on the corner of Front and Pattee eyeing the demolition of the former First Interstate Bank building.” More >>

  • St. Francis Xavier School: More could have been saved
    March 5, 2010, Letter to the Editor by Gary Delp in Missoulian Newspaper
    We wrote this letter in response to materials in an historic building being needlessly wasted and it got printed and posted on line. More >>

  • Deconstructed/Reclaimed
    December 2009 by Warren Hampton in Friends of 2 Rivers Newsletter
    “Heritage Timber located on Blixit Creek Road in Potomac is a family-owned business specializing in dismantling buildings and reclaiming historical, useful and beautiful materials for resale and reuse.” More >>

  • Deconstructing Profits Prove Worthy
    November 2009 in American Recycler by Mike Breslin
    American Recycler focuses on salvage, waste and recycling news across the country. We were featured for fifteen years of deconstruction work. Check out the article and some fancy language from our own G. Delp here.  More>>

  • Heritage Timber Looks Back on 15 Years
    Fall 2009 by Abe Coley in Home ReSource Newsletter
    Heritage Timber’s Gary Delp was one of the founding board members of Home ReSource, a non-profit building materials reuse center. He trained them in deconstruction and loves what they do. Abe Coley interviews Delp. More >>

  • Quick Fixes
    Missoula Independent 2009 Homesteader
    This article outlines green options for cost-effective home improvement projects. Under the subtitle, "The Right Wood", the authors share some of the places where our wood can be found in town. Visit page 5 for this article, and page 16 to see a cabin built out of Heritage Timber materials. More >>

  • Heritage Timber on MT Public Radio
    Aired Tuesday, March 3, 2009. MP3 file, listen now >>

  • Oh Give Me a (Itty Bitty) Home
    Spring 2008 in The New West by Matthew Frank
    Rafael Chacon and Andy Laue lounge on their deck, drinking tea, completely taken by the view, the stuff of ostentatious Western dream home advertisements - except their deck is attached to a pair of 9-by-14 foot cabins with no running water.
    More >>

  • "Montana Microhomes"
    2008 Big Sky Journal HOME by Seonald B. Campbell, Photography by Lynn Donaldson
    In a gentle rise, admist an airy forest of old growth ponderosa pine trees in the mountains outside Missoula, sits a curious little dwelling. Clad in wood with a hobbit-sized door and an arched roof, this diminutive house has a fairytale air. MORE>>

  • Missoula Contractors: Hold the Bulldozer, Try Recycling
    New West Network, By Dana Green, 4-21-06
    When Frank Scariano, a Missoula general contractor, began renovations on the H.O. Bell building on 4th Street, he didn’t just ring up a demolition crew and bring in the bulldozers.

    Instead, after weighing the costs, he hired Gary Delp, a salvage contractor, to “deconstruct” the historic commercial building in the heart of Missoula’s bustling hip strip – the commercial district south of the river. More >>


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