Appalachian Antique Hardwoods Selected to Supply Unique and Historic Materials for Winnie Palmer Nature Reserve

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Industry Leading Supplier of Antique, Reclaimed, and Natural Building Materials Is Pleased to Be a Part of Arnold and Winnie Palmer’s Commitment to Nature and Education

Winnie Palmer, wife of golf legend Arnold Palmer, had often dreamt of creating a special place for people to learn about, appreciate, and experience nature. The Winnie Palmer Nature Reserve is the result of that dream and the hard work of a dedicated project team

Appalachian Antique Hardwoods was selected to be a key member of the project team that included Mr. Arnold Palmer, as well as experts in historic American design, construction, and building materials.

Zac Guy, President of Appalachian Antique Hardwoods, began meeting with designers, builders, and members of the project team and Winnie Palmer Nature Reserve staff. The structure was destined to become an interpretative center, an education facility, and a gathering place, so an interior was needed that stayed true to historical building techniques by using the reclaimed and natural materials that Appalachian Antique Hardwoods is well known for.

Appalachian Antique Hardwoods WeatherPlank Reclaimed Barnsiding, Pioneer Reclaimed Oak Hardwood Flooring, and other select materials were all chosen to be a part of this special project.

Zac Guy comments that, “…our employees here at Appalachian Antique Hardwoods took great pride in finding just the right materials that would become part of such a worthwhile project, and we thoroughly enjoyed working with the excellent project team, Arnold Palmer, and the dedicated staff at the Winnie Palmer Nature Reserve. The Nature Reserve is a tremendous asset to the region, and we encourage all to visit it soon.”

About Appalachian Antique Hardwoods    
Appalachian Antique Hardwoods, LLC is committed to being the National leader in wood based antique, reclaimed, and Green Building materials. Our unprecedented selection of reclaimed, recycled, and renewable materials such as reclaimed barn wood, hand hewn beams, antique timbers, mushroom board, reclaimed wood flooring, bark, and reclaimed tin make us pioneers in offering our clients the unique opportunity to be trendsetters as well as environmental stewards. You can contact Appalachian Antique Hardwoods at or 828.627.0830. We are located at 635 Sonoma Road, Waynesville, NC 28786 and we provide products and services throughout the United States and Canada. Email info(at)aahardwoods(dot)com.

About the Winnie Palmer Nature Reserve
The Winnie Palmer Nature Reserve is a 50 acre reserve at Saint Vincent College. The Nature Reserve, nestled between the busy Route 30 corridor and Route 981, is a beautiful recreation area filled with over two miles of trails, native plantings, an Environmental Learning Barn, the Historic Lochry Blockhouse, and much more. Learn more about the Winnie Palmer Nature Reserve at, or contact them at 724.537.5284.

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