When you thermally modify wood the mechanical and acoustical properties of the wood are altered. Due to this there is a new industry emerging in the musical instrument manufacturing business utilizing thermally modified wood. A common thread manufacturers have been commenting on is that thermally modified wood helps project a vintage-like tone to the instrument […]
Another successful event showcasing just how versatile wood can be utilized in modern construction designs these days. Wood is being emphasized in many structural specifications that has opened up new opportunities to utilize not only its natural beauty but its structural strength.The Wood Solutions Fair is the premier event in Canada dedicated to design and construction […]
At BUILD By Ben and H. Bee Architecture, our interests are aligned in finding new materials to work with and incorporate into our work.
Finding unique products to work and design with in any industry is an exciting and energizing discovery. It gives a renewed style and function that you can integrate into old ideas giving them new life, or to start fresh with and create a new direction of style all together. At BUILD By Ben and H. […]
The limitations placed on exterior wood furniture just improved with the introduction of thermally modified wood. No longer do woodworkers need to consider the woods performance due to rot, mold and decay and best of all its the most dimensional stable natural wood product available without doubt, even over traditionally used tropical hardwoods. When building […]
With the lazy days of summer 2017 coming to a close I thought it would be a good time to reflect on the summer construction season that was and take the opportunity to highlight the outdoor kitchen industry. This seems to be a growing home entertainment trend with homeowners wanting to show off their grilling […]