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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?

January 7, 2022

What to look for in your wood siding for optimal winter performance.

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 […]
January 27, 2021

What’s Old is New Again with Charred Wood Siding.

It took centuries and the fine skills of craftsmen to perfect the art of charring. The art of charring wood take’s time and knowledge and the […]
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 […]
February 5, 2019

Its Music to My Ears! Thermally Modified Wood for use in Musical Instruments.

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 […]
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 […]