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Are you an architect, designer, builder, or another construction professional looking for information to consider when evaluating and selecting a building material? Learn more about the important role environmentally friendly hardwoods play in the livability of Planet Earth.

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American Hardwoods and their Role in Carbon Neutral Design & Thermally Modified Hardwood and its role in Architectural Design

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Hardwood Finishes More Eco-Friendly than Ever

Finishes are vital to protecting the beauty and performance of hardwood cabinetry, flooring and millwork.

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Stain it. Paint it. Walk on it. Shut it. Cut it. Sand it. Sit on it. Live in it. Play on it. Dance on it. Store in it. SPECIFY IT!

The natural choice for green building and healthy home environments is American hardwoods. Eco-conscious homeowners can confidently request American hardwood flooring, cabinetry, and millwork for their homes.

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From flooring and cabinetry to moulding and furniture, American hardwoods have been treasured for generations, and for good reason!

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Cerused Oak Gets Modern

Cerused Oak Gets Modern

I've noticed that many trendsetting interior designers, including Kelley Wearstler in L.A., and Glenn Gissler in New York, have used cerusing—a wood finish also known as "liming"—in recent projects. Dating back to the Renaissance, ceruse was a white-lead derivative...

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Never Underestimate the Power of Color…

Never Underestimate the Power of Color…

… Especially when it's time to refresh and revitalize dull and flat looking interior spaces. In a recent Wall Street Journal article, "Color the Lines," freelance journalist, Yelena Moroz Alpert, spoke with the pros for their take on adding color as, "the swizzle that...

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Now’s the Time to Specify American Hardwoods

Now’s the Time to Specify American Hardwoods

Plentiful, sustainable and oh so versatile, this one-of-a-kind resource is favored for its extremely long service life, low carbon footprint, and overall environmental attributes.Did you know that … "Buildings framed in wood release 26 percent less carbon than...

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