Professional specifiers have many design options when it comes to wood siding products today. With the improvement of technology and how wood products are developed and processed natural wood products are better in terms of their durability and sustainability then ever before. Charred wood siding is gaining more attention with architects and design consultants and […]
In my continuing pursuit to seek out wood finishes that perform to my customers expectations when applied to our thermally modified wood I thought it would be of benefit to my readers to share a article that was recently published in the Wood Design and Building Magazine winter edition 2019-20. Sansin’s managing director, Sjoerd Bos, […]
A new world order of creating beautiful buildings utilizing wood has arrived. Gone are the days we had designs that were conveniently created but lacked wood as it’s main component. Our professional specifiers and building department officials have worked diligently to bring about changes that allow wood in both structural and exterior components of tall […]
This species creates a nice appearance to the exterior of your home. Available in both premium and knotty grade it provides an appealing option for various final appearances. Pine has long been a staple species in the construction industry and now it has an added benefit with thermal modification being applied. European pine has been […]
Thermal modification, which is an emerging, chemical-free technology in the U.S., can add substantial value to wood.
The forest products industry is vital to the economic health of many regions of the U.S.; however, in many areas wood harvest volumes remain well below sustainable harvest levels, leading to some negative, cascading effects across the industry, such as lower economic returns from forest land and increased wildfire hazards. One way to incentivize increased […]