Is Thermally Modified Hardwood Lumber Here To Stay?
I was wondering that exact same thing until I came across a product called ProBond Max. It works great and is readily available here in the Canadian marketplace. I picked up my bottle at my local Home Hardware store. Gluing thermally modified wood can pose some issues. I found that the processing time needed for […]
The roasting & steam process creates a very appealing initial look to woods. However, these woods will now silver in record time, are far more brittle, and they can aggressively check & crack. If thermally modified wood is left uncoated in Australia it will shift in color to something much lighter inside 7 days when […]
Unusual wear patterns have been observed on thermally modified woods which are not typical of Cutek wear on regular woods. We are still not sure why pigment has not adhered in some areas, but the usual fade/wear pattern is not apparent. It also appears that when too much coating/pigment has been applied, the result is […]
Thermally treated wood products are made from several species of wood. One common species used in thermal modification is North American White Ash as this species is very easy to work with when it comes to installing either the decking or siding products. Ash is considered a joinery wood and is used commonly in the […]