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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 […]
April 29, 2020

New sustainable design options utilizing charred wood siding.

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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
August 1, 2019

Thermally Treated European Pine.

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 […]
April 2, 2019

Thermally Modified Wood draws attention at 2019 International Builders Show

Las Vegas was the host city for the 2019 International Builder Show. Visitors from across North America and many other countries attended the three day exhibition. […]
August 30, 2018

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 […]
June 4, 2018

Advancing Standards of Thermally Modified Wood in North America.

For those of us involved in the thermally modified wood industry continuing education and contribution of your time and expertise is key in advancing the awareness […]
July 5, 2017

The expanding uses for thermally modified wood reach new heights.

Due to it’s enhanced durability, dimensional stability, and good appearance, thermally-treated wood has been utilized for many years in Europe for indoor and outdoor applications. When […]