More stories about Wood

  • Lacey Act Enforces Legal Lumber Sourcing

    Even certified lumber can be illegal. New enforcement crackdown puts emphasis on verifying lumber sources.

  • Custom Wood Windows and Doors

    Douglas fir reclaimed from snow fencing, barns, houses, and factories can now be specified for the company’s Custom Wood line of windows and doors for a one-of-a-kind, rustic look.

  • LTR Products Pinnacle Rubber Mulch

    Pinnacle Rubber Mulch from LTR Products is made from converted tires and is intended to serve as an alternative to grass, dirt, engineered wood fiber, mulch, and rubber tiles in landscaping and playground applications.

  • Well Weathered

    A new old skin for one Wisconsin barn.

  • New Decking Made with Plastic and Wheat Straw

    Manufacturer says Terra line of deck and fence boards is stronger and ecologically friendlier than competing wood-plastic composite materials.

  • Composite or PVC: Which One is Best?

    Tell dealers a species or grade of wood and, more likely than not, they can envision exactly what you're talking about and detail its qualities. But then try asking them to explain what makes one brand's wood-plastic composite (WPC) or polyvinyl chloride (PVC) decking or trim different from...

  • European Trends Heat Up American Kitchens

    Painted and exotic-wood cabinets, appliances boasting wireless connectivity, and hands-free faucets are some of the hot trends from overseas, says The Home Depot’s trend and design expert.

  • USDA Ramps Up Pro-Wood, Pro-Green Policies

    Agriculture secretary announces plans to preferentially select wood in the agency’s new building projects, enhance research in green building materials, and look for ways to show off wood as a green material in big buildings.

  • Forestry Group Aims to Boost Sustainability Practices

    American Forest & Paper Association's 2020 goals include increasing fiber procured from certified forests and promoting policies that reduce illegal logging.

  • FSC-Certified Hardwood Decking From EARTHSOURCE

    EARTHSOURCE. FSC-certified machiche tropical hardwood decking comes in 2-foot-by-2-foot solid squares for installation on flat surfaces or in 5/4-by-6-inch planks. The open-pored, dense hardwood comes in colors ranging from yellow/tan to medium brown reds and dark reds; over time, lighter spots...