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Industry perspectives from the professional specifier.


The future of Hardwood Cross-Laminated Timber

The future of Hardwood Cross-Laminated Timber

Through a grant from the U.S. Forest Service, and in conjunction with The Hardwood Manufacturers Association, Appalachian Hardwood Manufacturers, Inc., and the National Hardwood Lumber Association, researchers from Virginia Tech continue to analyze the viability of...

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American Hardwoods – an Investment in and for Life

American Hardwoods – an Investment in and for Life

“Real American Hardwood is unique down to its very cells. It’s beautiful, warm and one of a kind. The most beautiful building product out there, and the one that imitation products strive to be. Grown with purpose and naturally renewing, hardwood is authentic, without...

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Hardwood CLT project sets design benchmarks

“Following a multi-year research period, Virginia Tech students and faculty developed a structurally-viable, high-performance, local-species cross-laminated timber product made with a low-grade hardwood - Yellow Poplar CLT - and utilized it for the construction of a...

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Mass Timber getting the nod from the experts

As interest in CO2 reduction and sustainability gains momentum, it’s not surprising that mass timber in construction is getting the spotlight. In a Forbes article entitled, “Is Mass Timber the Path to Sustainable Construction?” manufacturing veteran/advocate/writer,...

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American Hardwoods–so much more than a Pretty Face

What an eye-opener – the number of “life essential” products that rely on wood fiber! Tragic that it has taken a pandemic to broaden the horizons of the American consumer on what the forest products industry knows as a matter of fact … “Wood and paper products meet...

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A unique approach to furniture making with Red Oak

“In the summer of 2019, ten leaders of London’s cultural institutions collaborated with some of Europe’s most exciting designers to create a ‘legacy’ piece to pass on to a family member, or the institution they lead.” Inspired by the needs of each individual...

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New York design influencers & the ‘inside scoop’

​Looking to turn mundane into fresh and contemporary? Take your lead from design consultant Wendy Silverstein, and her New York crew of design influencers. The go-to material in their projects is all natural American Hardwood, in plentiful supply and simply gorgeous!...

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The USDA’s Wood Product and Carbon Connection

The U.S. Forest Service has issued this important message: “The atmosphere is a critical part of what makes Earth livable. Every product we choose has a carbon consequence. So, when people use wood-based products, in place of fossil fuel-intensive products like steel,...

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The Color(s) of 2020

Paint manufacturers and color giant Pantone have announced their favorite hues for 2020. As you will see, the recommendations are all over the board - bold and pastel. “Creating a space in which people feel good about living and working,” appears to be the bottom line...

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If ever there were a lover of Wood …

It was George Nakashima (1905-1990), American woodworker, architect and furniture maker. Born in Spokane, Washington and formally educated at the University of Washington and then at M.I.T., Nakashima is “recognized as one of America’s most eminent furniture...

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