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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 […]

COLUMBIA FOREST PRODUCTS ANNOUNCES WINNERS IN THE 7th ANNUAL PUREBOND® QUALITY AWARDS COMPETITION

  • December 10, 2018
  • by Columbia Forest Products

Members of the PureBond Fabricator Network™ across North America competed on design distinctiveness and practical application. Greensboro, NC, September 11, 2018  ̶  Columbia Forest Products, North America’s leading producer of hardwood plywood and veneer, has just named the winners in its annual PureBond® Quality Awards (PQA) competition. The PQA competition recognizes exceptional design and craftsmanship […]

Rotary Maple Veneer Use for Doors

  • November 29, 2018
  • by Columbia Forest Products

Doors made from veneers produced with plain slicing techniques where half a log is mounted on a large steel rack which moves up and down through a fixed knife, have been constrained by component width as less mature trees are cut. The component width produced using this technique can oftentimes be narrow creating a component-heavy […]

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