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November 13, 2021

Cladding your home with natural wood. What are your expectations?

The available options to reclad your house with wood will be largely depend on what your expectations are out of the wood you choose. High quality […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 6, 2019

Urban Wood Forum. A peak into the future of wood structures in urban centers.

I had the pleasure of attending a discussion forum on the advancement of wood structures being specified in urban areas such as the City of Toronto. […]
January 3, 2019

Architects & Engineers in abundance at Wood Solutions Fair Toronto 2018

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 […]
November 1, 2018

Thermal Modification vs Torrefaction. Are there similarities?

Its a question that gets asked of me on a frequent basis.  Torrefaction of wood dates back to the Second World War. The technology was created […]