Thermally Modified Wood

May 12, 2022

Charred wood is inherently linked in Japanese culture and to the aesthetics of Wabi-Sabi.

Historically charred wood has been associated to Japanese culture and to the concept of Wabi-sabi. “The thought of finding beauty in every aspect of imperfection in nature”. It […]
February 4, 2022

What’s my expected costs to build a wooden deck in Toronto area 2022?

May 4, 2021

Alternative Sources During Shortages and Rising Costs of Building Materials.

The lumber industry is in full spring swing, but with the prices of lumber rising two fold, the construction season may hit a major snag. Current […]
September 30, 2020

Trusting the reliability of online information.

Trusting online information as to whether it’s reliable can sometimes seem overwhelming. Social media and other online platforms have gotten better at demanding the information posted […]
July 8, 2020

Laneway Homes the Future of our Cities?

The University of Toronto Campus and Facilities Planning has embarked on a significant redevelopment project by incorporating a creative solution that may go along way in […]
March 4, 2020

Architectural finishes for wood. What to consider early in the design phase.

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 […]
December 17, 2019

More then ever wildfires pose serious risk to housing.

It’s no longer just an occasional occurrence. Wildfires are more frequent and come with more intensity then ever before. Millions of families have lost their homes […]
November 5, 2019

Building Better with Wood.

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 […]
October 2, 2019

Playground equipment new use for thermally modified wood.

Expanded uses keep progressing with thermally modified wood. Active Playground Equipment recently developed a line of “Natural Products” incorporating our thermally modified pine decking. Owners, Ben […]