As German-Russian craftsmen who left their homes in Russia to migrate to America and become farmers, the Schilling family and its history are integral to the passion for tile installation craftsmanship that Luke Schilling brings to Everitt and Schilling Tile. Aaron Everitt has roots in the lumber business as far back as the Oklahoma land rush and now manages the family’s development and homebuilding company. Luke and Aaron have joined forces to create a unique and sustainable wall covering from repurposed and reclaimed wood.
Based in Fort Collins, Colorado, Everitt & Schilling Tile creates two lines of wood tile that are derived from reclaimed barnboard and upcycled hardwood that are then finished with high-quality, environmentally-friendly (low VOC and water-based ceramic) finishes. Beautiful and easy to install, they can be used on interior walls, backsplashes, ceilings, or as art installations.
Reclaimed wood tiles are shaped from barnwood that has been salvaged from the western United States in range of colors, patterns, and formats, some of which are designed to be locked into other tiles. A patent-pending backing system permits installation with thin-set material in the same manner as traditional tile installation.
Repurposed wood tiles are made from upcycled hardwood that is shaped and cut into the Parkwood patterns and locks into other tiles. Available in a number of stains and colors, they can be grouped in patterns and designs that complement the interior theme.
Recently added to the E&S product offerings are Barnwood Wall Planks in two sizes and a Boardwalk pattern.
Samples are available directly from the company or from distributors.
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