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

5 Commercial Spaces that Highlight Plywood’s Versatility

  • May 4, 2018
  • by Columbia Forest Products

For some people, hardwood plywood isn’t the first thing that comes to mind when thinking of cutting-edge architecture and design. But decorative hardwood plywood is enjoying a surge in popularity for its low cost, ease of fabrication, accessibility and design flexibility. If it’s not already in your repertoire, it should be! Take a look at […]

Advantages of Using Prefinished Plywood

  • April 16, 2018
  • by Columbia Forest Products

Every accomplished cabinet maker knows that the quality of their finished cabinetry relies on both their personal skill and the materials they use as well as finishing techniques. Even the most proficient cabinet maker will struggle to make quality cabinets if their choice of wood materials is not up to par. It’s important to purchase […]

Call for Entries in the 2018 PureBond Quality Awards

  • April 15, 2018
  • by Columbia Forest Products

Columbia Forest Products is pleased to announce the opening of the entry period for the 7th Annual PureBond® Quality Awards competition. Nine winners will be chosen by a team of expert judges covering three project categories: Residential Kitchen, Residential Other, and Commercial. To be considered for judging, each project submission must contain formaldehyde-free PureBond hardwood plywood in the […]

Choosing the Best Birch Plywood for Cabinets

  • April 10, 2018
  • by Columbia Forest Products

Whether the cabinetry you build is for a kitchen, bathroom or another space, chances are it’s going to be put to hard use over the years. Most homeowners expect their cabinets to last 20 to 30 years before needing replacement which means that the cabinets you build need to be durable and look timeless. With […]