wood coatings

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 […]
May 1, 2018

The greying effects on thermally modified wood.

Like all exterior wood products as the wood is exposed to the ultraviolet light it begins to breakdown the woods natural color and the wood begins […]
June 1, 2017

The natural graying effects of Thermally Modified Wood does it effect its durability?

The short answer is no but lets read further. For most of us we have all experienced the appearance of a natural wood product after it […]
February 1, 2017

A nature lover’s paradise utilizing thermally modified wood and protected by Sansin.

The Oostvaarders Nature Center in Almere, Netherlands stands on the edge of the Oostvaardersplassen, a vast and pristine nature area with vast lakes and rugged grasslands. […]
June 8, 2016

Application of Cutek Extreme on Thermally Modified Woods.

The roasting & steam process creates a very appealing initial look to woods.  However, these woods will now silver in record time, are far more brittle, […]
June 7, 2016

Application of Cutek Extreme Clear Coat on Thermally Modified Wood

Unusual wear patterns have been observed on thermally modified woods which are not typical of Cutek wear on regular woods. We are still not sure why […]
March 25, 2016

Does thermally modified wood fade?

The simple answer is yes. There is not a natural exterior wood product that will not fade over time when being exposed to the suns UV […]