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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 […]

4 Hotel Designs That Use Rotary Cut Veneer You Have to See

  • April 5, 2018
  • by Columbia Forest Products

Hotels are known pioneers in contemporary architecture and design. They are often among the most modern and elegant buildings filled with stylish décor and trendy details. Different themes and concepts provide hotels with unique environments that go beyond providing their guests with a temporary home away from home. When it comes to developing the concept […]