The short answer is yes. I found a supplier in Canada, Cherry Forest Products, which distributes to both Canada and the United States and their thermally modified wood decking and siding products are FSC Certified and they provided me proof of their certification by showing me their current certificate which is issued by the Forest […]
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 […]
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 […]
What you can learn from a few professionals while working along side them can be beneficial no matter how inept one may feel to the task at hand. The opportunity presented itself so I jumped at it and was very surprised that what you see from the outside of a finished home is often meticulously […]
We used the Novawood thermally modified wood decking and did an exposure test that ran 4 months beginning at December 1 st, 2015 and ran until April 1st, 2016. The thermally treated wood was not treated with anything and was simply washed down with soap and water when the testing was initiated. As you can […]
Exterior wood siding is making a big comeback in the North American marketplace. Your starting to see it utilized in both exterior and interior walls to help accent the remaining surroundings. Thermally modified wood siding deserves to be considered on many of these projects. Not only is it beautiful but also the process of thermally […]