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Inventory is King: Panel Processing

The possibilities with Thermally Fused Laminate can far extend those than natural wood. “Humidity can warp natural wood, but TFL is engineered to exist in such an environment without any defects,” said Robert Scarimbolo, VP of Sales and…

Getting the Most from Every Panel

Cross-laminated timber (CLT) manufacturing for the construction industry uses standard dimension lumber and adhesives to create solid, monolithic timber panels of varying thicknesses. At Element5, we use SPF lumber to create CLT “billets”…

Walk the talk

Woodland Horizon Ltd. owner Laverne Martin is someone you can describe as engaged with people and proud of what he does. If you’re on social media, you may have caught some of the thought-provoking posts echoed by a company that has deep…

ChopValue: Sticking to innovation 

From dinner plates to showrooms, ChopValue is giving chopsticks a second life. Established in 2016, the woodworking trailblazer has built a Canada-wide business by repurposing used chopsticks into a range of sustainable home products. We…

AWMAC Saskatchewan Winners

On November 26, AWMAC Saskatchewan announced its 2021 Awards of Excellence Winners. Categories included: Small commercial project, Large commercial project, Special feature, Residential project, Guarantee and Inspection Service (GIS), Kerry…

New furniture from reclaimed wood

“We were driving, the kids were asleep in the back, and I just kept seeing these old buildings along the highway,” said Wyton. “I spent a few hours thinking about it: creating handcrafted furniture in a country style from reclaimed wood.”

Thoughts from WTD

At the beginning of November, we travelled to Toronto to check out the Woodworking Technology Days (WTD) event put on by Canadian Woodworking Machinery Distributors Association (CWMDA). This was my first chance to get out there and see…

Opportunity knocked

When COVID-19 hit, Paradise Cabinets & Countertops responded by writing safety protocols for staff, installers, and clients. Like other companies, they faced reduced staff, and employees’ morale was low due to stress and uncertainty.…