White Oak (Romanian Sissle)

Apuseni Range Barn

Perched amidst the majestic Transylvanian mountains at an elevation of 6,000 feet, this Romanian barn stands as a testament to both time and the enduring spirit of a farming family that has called this rugged landscape home for over two centuries. 

Constructed six generations ago, this rustic structure is a living relic of the family’s pioneering spirit, having homesteaded and weathered the challenges of the high-altitude terrain of this land in the heart of the Transylvanian mountains. The architecture of the barn is steeped in tradition, featuring the classic “A” frame structure designed to combat the heavy snowfall characteristic of this mountainous region. This ingenious design not only provides stability but also ensures that the snow effortlessly cascades off the roof, preventing the weight from burdening the structure.

Divided into three distinct sections, the barn reflects a thoughtful layout tailored to the needs of both the farmers and their livestock. On one side, a shelter for sheep, while the opposite side houses the cows. In the middle, a designated space for hay storage is cleverly designed with small ports allowing the farmers to efficiently distribute hay to the livestock housed within.

Inside, the aged wooden beams bear the marks of time, each groove and knot telling a story of the generations that have tended to their animals within these walls. The air is filled with the earthy scent of hay and the comforting warmth generated by the close proximity of animals and humans sharing the same shelter.

Perched at this altitude, the barn not only serves as a functional space but also as a silent witness to the changing seasons, from the snow-laden winters to the vibrant blooms of mountain flora in the summer. The panoramic views from the barn, overlooking the Transylvanian mountains, add an unparalleled beauty to the daily life of the farming family.

In the midst of these rugged peaks, the Romanian barn stands tall, a beacon of heritage and resilience against the mountain winds. It continues to play a vital role in the family’s agricultural legacy, embodying the enduring connection between the people, the land, and the livestock that have thrived in the embrace of the Transylvanian mountains for generations.


Resilience of a Transylvanian Barn

A resilient Romanian barn in the Transylvanian mountains, standing for centuries, cleverly designed for harsh weather, houses livestock and hay storage. With aged beams telling stories, it offers breathtaking views and stands as a living legacy connecting generations, people, and land.

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In-house coordination from structure to delivery ensures a smooth process.

Material insurance policy included in total cost for any loss or damage while in-transit.

Custom contract developed by third-party lawyer for clear agreement on package quality, quantity, and timeline.

Additional Project Inclusions

Coffee Table Book

Professional coffee table-style book with photographs and documentation of the site and area

Canvas Image

Large landscape-style high-quality canvas picture of the structure in its original location


Our team always finds something special from every project site or we create a bespoke furniture piece from the reclaimed wood. This gift is a custom surprise and never disappoints.

Location Photoshoot

Digital Folder of All Pictures will be yours forever! You will own the complete record of how your wood lived before joining your history.

Three Forks Project NFT

The Certificates of Authenticity, Wood Analysis Certification, captivating story, and vivid pictures collectively authenticate the unique and genuine nature of the project.

Installation Photography

As the wood takes it’s next chapter of life with you and your family, we offer custom post installation photography (including family portrait if desired).


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