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From the Pros

Industry perspectives from the professional specifier.

Just when you thought you’d seen it all …

There it is, a fresh twist on an old classic, and just the inspiration you needed to get your artistic juices flowing. We’re talking about the creative use of American hardwoods. Here’s a look at what Wendy Silverstein and her bevy of design/build pros have come up in...

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Super Wood – Denser, Stronger & Fire-Proof?

The treatment process is called Densification – “chemically softening and compressing wood to remove the spaces between cell walls.” And when burned, the resulting charred, outside layer helps preserve the material’s internal strength. Denser, stronger and less likely...

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A Red Oak Renaissance

There has never been a better time to buy American red oak. It’s plentiful and eminently affordable, and the American Hardwood Export Council (AHEC) “is working with designers, makers and furniture students to highlight red oak’s versatility, aesthetics and technical...

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American Hardwoods in the Bathroom

Design/Build professionals are always finding fresh ways to use American Hardwoods. Why not in the Bath? The experts tell us that when “properly installed and sealed against moisture, wood can give a bathroom a warmer, more textured look and feel.” Here’s a sampling...

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American Hardwoods in “Down Under” Project

“Australian designers seem to have a unique affinity with the natural environment and an innate understanding of how best to bring nature closer to life and leisure.” An example of this is the Hungry Fox Café in Melbourne where, with the help of American Hardwoods,...

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The Color(s) of 2019

Used to be that when it came to choosing the Color of the Year, color giant Pantone was the only game in town. But times, they are a changing. Major paint manufacturers are weighing in with their favorite hues for 2019. Take a look. Variety is indeed the spice of...

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Glulam Systems-Endless Possibilities & Advantages

Across the globe, architects are “paying a whole lot of attention to Glulam, the high-tech building material that is changing the scale of what is architecturally possible using timber, and the engineered wood being specified for its strength, beauty and...

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The ‘go-to’ species for outdoor and indoor projects

From the coast to the mountains, and everywhere in between, respected builders and seasoned design professionals are Discovering Southern Cypress as the material of choice to transform their creative aspirations into luxurious realities. The versatile species pairs...

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Defining Luxury … American Hardwoods

Unique, sustainable, forever stylish – products made from American Hardwoods offer the ultimate in authenticity and luxury. And they come by it naturally. For centuries, Americans have been surrounding themselves with products made from American hardwoods;...

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Hardwood Cross-Laminated Timber displays in UK

Hardwood cross-laminated timber (HCLT) has been used in the construction of Multiply, the flagship pavilion of the Victoria and Albert Museum London Design Festival. Typically, cross-laminated timber is made from softwood. However, in this project, the 9-metre high...

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From dark and dingy to modern and inviting, architect Sondra Zabroske of Four Brothers Design + Build transformed this kitchen with walnut cabinetry and white oak flooring.

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