Union family business is rooted in salvage lumber
Timeless Elegance Richly textured, antique wood
Union County entrepreneur Howard Johnson’s family tree is firmly rooted in his vintage wood business.

For nearly two decades, Johnson’s company, Old American Lumber, has quietly prospered—serving a niche segment of the construction market with antique woods and building materials salvaged from local mills and other timeworn structures post-demolition.

The business is on five acres off Highway 176 just past downtown Union in a 25,000-square-foot facility at 1218 S. Duncan Bypass, across from the Freeman Gas showroom. Johnson’s team includes his wife, Kathy Johnson, and their three sons, Jason, Heath and Brian, and a handful of employees.
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Expertly crafted in America
Rusty Nail local here in Union created these beautiful pieces using some of our reclaimed wood. If you looking for a custom piece, call us and we will contact Rusty Nail for you. We can all work together to create something unique and beautiful.
WHAT MAKES OLD AMERICAN LUMBER DIFFERENT?
 
Old American Lumber is at the heart of the reclaimed wood industry in South Carolina and surrounding states. A turnkey operation, OAL sources and mills our own materials to service builders, retailers, and DIY craftsmen. In fact, if you have been shopping around with other local suppliers, odds are likely the material originated at OAL. So why not skip the middleman and trust the experts at Old American Lumber?
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