We love the part of our artistry where we get to preserve and add a new chapter to the unique story of each piece of wood we find. These 4" thick Douglas Fir pieces we just got in will have a new life as stair treads in a staircase. But their history is also very unique...they are from the Portland Shipyards dry dock #2 built in 1920. These pieces were part of the rich history of shipbuilding in the Portland, Oregon area. It's so intriguing to think of the ships that may have used the support of this wood over the decades...steamer ships, barges, maybe even WWII military vessels. Now, with their new purpose, they can continue to tell their amazing story.