Welcome to Columbia’s Behind the Wood blog for current Columbia Forest Products and industry related news.

Selecting Hardwood Plywood for Garage Storage Needs

  • February 28, 2019
  • by Columbia Forest Products

For some homeowners, a garage is simply a place to park their car. For many others, a garage is a workshop, art studio, sports cave or simply valuable storage space for tools, seasonal decorations and more. The problem is that most garages don’t come equipped with the shelving and cabinets needed to organize your items. […]

How to Select Plywood for Built-in Projects

  • February 26, 2019
  • by Columbia Forest Products

The success of a project is often determined by the material you’ve chosen to work with. High-quality plywood is an ideal material for both the construction and aesthetic design of any built-in, interior project. It’s a versatile and accessible material to work with, whether you’re building a simple shelving unit or an entire wall of […]

Designing With Plywood: Solutions for Repair and Replacement

  • February 12, 2019
  • by Columbia Forest Products

Once you’ve seen wear and tear on your decorative hardwood plywood cabinets, you can’t unsee it. Maybe you’ve noticed your plywood cabinet doors aren’t shutting as tightly as they used to. Or maybe there’s water damage in your bathroom from an overfilled bathtub, and you’re worried about wood rot. You need to do something about […]

Project Spotlight: A DIY Kitchen Done Right (with Shara from Woodshop Diaries)

  • January 25, 2019
  • by Columbia Forest Products

She’s a manufacturing engineer in a factory by day, but in her free time, Shara has other side projects. She started remodeling her home and building furniture with her dad for fun just a few years ago. “Highly determined” DIYer Shara blogs about her experience at Woodshop Diaries, and her latest kitchen project was a […]