Oak railroad sleepers

Track sleepers are great accessories for in and around the house. With us you can buy whole sleepers or sleepers boards.

Brief specifications of Oak railroad sleepers

Wood type:Oak
Origins:All of Europe
Thicknesses:approximately 4 cm
Widths:approximately 20 cm
Lengths:approximately 100 cm to 260 cm
Status:Ample stock
Alternatives: Block Walls / Wagon Shelves /

The charm of used railroad sleepers

Throughout Europe, oak railroad sleepers are being replaced. Concrete sleepers are replacing them. The wood is no longer usable for the track after decades. The service is over. But the end station is not yet in sight. The oak beams have unparalleled charm. For us, this is a reason to give them a second life. 

Track sleepers without tar

The sleepers used come mainly from France and the Benelux. They are all unique and tell a story. We select the wood for its quality. So with us you buy durable whole railroad sleepers and characteristic railroad sleepers.

What you need to know about oak sleepers:

  • Our sleepers are not treated with tar
  • So they don't stink and they don't give off
  • We beam them right in upon entering
  • And also sawed bias boards from it
  • Suitable for indoor and outdoor

100% reused
wood with character

Any volume from stock

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For sturdy furniture and accessories

Railroad sleepers are robust and quick atmosphere makers. For accessories in your interior and to enrich your garden. In the past you often saw them lying around as sleepers in the garden. Now they are perfect to use as an industrial TV stand, a side table or bed frame.


  • tables
  • cabinets
  • walls

Wood with a distinctive character

You know the blue-black smudges in railroad ties? Those come from the reaction of the iron bolts with the fresh oak. They are indelible traces of the past. The railroad sleepers used are also used for switches. Because wood offers freedom in the placement of drill holes. Unlike concrete or iron.

Suitable for:

HMH office-makers


HMH office-makers


HMH office-makers


HMH office-makers


HMH office-makers


HMH office-makers


HMH office-makers


HMH office-makers

TV cabinet

HMH office-makers


HMH office-makers



Reclaimed wood is a good choice if you want to buy sustainable wood. All products from Wood with History come with a certificate. So you know for sure that your product is sustainable and of good quality.

Buy sleepers?

Interested in a robust whole bias? Or do you want to get started with cut-to-size planks? They are always available from stock. Whether you need one piece or a large batch. In the latter case, we apply package prices when you order larger quantities of boards. A nice bonus!

Visit us at Wood with History

In the old wood shed in Lemmer you can immediately choose the most beautiful railroad sleepers. You are welcome from Monday to Saturday. We are happy to help you with all your questions. And tell you everything you want to know. About our products, the delivery and the costs.

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Taste the atmosphere From old wood!

A shed full of unique types of wood. Old oak, the most beautiful wagon parts, rough beams and trusses, beautiful wagon parts. You will find it in the old wood shed in Lemmer. Come along and taste the atmosphere of old wood.

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The assortment of old wood you will find with us is regularly renewed. Hout met Historie sells unique types of wood. Would you like to know the current prices? Download our price list.
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