wood solutions

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 […]
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 […]
July 2, 2019

California specifiers gather for social event at Newport Beach.

I had the pleasure of attending this “mix & mingle” event hosted by Fabrice Spies and his company SoCal Building Solutions. It was a great opportunity […]
December 3, 2018

What to consider when choosing wood over other siding options.

Wood siding has been a favorite for specification by Architects for many years. You could say that it’s the grandpa of architecture. Mainly installed with a […]
October 1, 2018

This woods beauty extends below the surface!

Thermally modified wood has some hidden secrets that need to be brought to the surface. Once wood is thermally modified it changes it’s genetic makeup but […]