Columbia's 100% veneer core products offer a variety of panel construction options to satisfy a range of quality and price point needs as directed by a specific application Standard One-Step - Comprised of 100% regional species core* (aspen, poplar or fir, depending on your region) in a line-by-line construction. This traditional veneer core construction is predominantly used for commodity rotary panels and is suitable for use…
How to Order Hardwood Plywood by the Panel
Here’s a common scenario on the shop floor: sometimes you are in need of one or two hardwood plywood panels, or maybe even just one panel with a high-end specialty veneer. What do you do?
PureBond hardwood plywood marks 100 million panels
Soybean growers gathered alongside Salina, Kansas, cabinetry workers at Crestwood Inc. to celebrate the use of U.S. soy inside 100 million panels of Columbia Forest Products’ PureBond hardwood plywood.
What Is Okoume Plywood and How Can I Use It?
Okoume plywood is commonly used for building racing boats and other uses where lightweight wood is needed. It can also be used for building furniture or on kitchen cabinets because of its lustrous appearance.
How To Choose Your Hardwood Flooring
If installing hardwood flooring is part of your remodeling plans, get ready to make some decisions. Because today's hardwood flooring comes...
How to Install Hardwood Flooring
The good news is that most will consider installing hardwood floors easier than installing carpet because the pieces are easier to assemble than cutting carpet and making the seams fit. While installing hardwood floors can appear easier, it’s still very
Why Choose Hardwood Flooring
The richness and warmth of wooden flooring is sure to give perfect compliments to your furnishings. As a wide variety of materials and color...
How to Clean Your Hardwood Floors
Gleaming wood floors are a thing of beauty. Here’s how to keep them that way
How to Build This Plywood Hand Truck
Stair of the week is a DIY spiral made out of plywood
It seems that these days you can build just about anything with a CNC machine.
How to Protect Hardwood Floors
Hardwood floors look beautiful and can last for years; unfortunately, day to day activity can damage hardwood floors. Protect hardwood floors from scuffs, scratches, and gouges with preventative measures.
How Hardwood Flooring is Made
Learn how hardwood flooring is made in this tour of an Advantage Trim and Lumber facility.
Bamboo Flooring Vs Hardwood Flooring
Each type of available flooring has its own set of advantages and disadvantages. If you are having your house renovated, you might already b...
Hardwood Floor Restoration
These photos are of a project Slaughterbeck Floors, Inc. did in a 100 year old home on the San Francisco Peninsula. Our craftsmen spent 2 weeks restoring the floor to its original beauty, and the
How to Fix Scratches In Hardwood Floors
Fixing scratched hardwood floors is essential for any homeowner lucky enough to have wood floors. Scratches on hardwood floors mar their beauty, but fixing scratches is easy. You can make your floor look as good as new.
Guide to Hardwood Floor Finishes
Hardwood floor finishes: Here’s a guide from HouseLogic with pros and cons of all hardwood floor finishes so you can choose the best for your floors.
Refinish Hardwood Flooring Costs 2019
Pricing and estimate guide (updated for %%currentyear%%) for refinishing your hardwood floors. How much per square foot should you expect to pay if doing it yourself? What costs to expect if hiring a professional? Restore, preserve and protect your hardwood flooring. Benefits, what to consider & more.
How to Prevent Scratches on Hardwood Flooring
One of the most common forms of wear and tear that you'll encounter with hardwood flooring is scratches. While it is inevitable to get some scratches in your hardwood flooring, there are certain ways to help prevent many of the scratches.
Costs to Refinish vs Installing New Hardwood Flooring
Your once beautiful hardwood floors are now damaged and worn, so you might be considering the cost to refinish hardwood floors vs. installing a new floor. It’s true that one of the main benefits of owning a long-lasting hardwood is the ability to refinish it. However, this may not always be the best or most cost-effective option depending on your situation. Let’s look at some of the reasons you might choose replacement over refinishing. We will also look at the approximate costs associated…
How to Make Old Hardwood Floors Look New Again
You adore the look of older hardwood in your home. The trouble is that “older” often appears “dirtier.” Bring your old hardwood flooring back to life with these simple cleaning hacks. Finish.jpg