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Burning Wood to Make it Fireproof: The Science Behind Shou Sugi Ban

One of the hottest new trends in architecture has actually been around for centuries, and it could be a key strategy for making wooden structures more fire resistant. “Shou sugi ban” roughly translates to “burnt cedar board” in Japanese, and it was developed by carpenters seeking a unique finish that would improve the durability of …

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Compact Split Roof Workshop Made of Eastern White Pine

This sweet little timber frame workshop by TimberHomes Vermont is made almost entirely of Eastern White Pine, featuring an unusual compact design completed as a collaboration with the owners. The 200-square-foot hand-raised structure features clerestory windows and a cool split roof that matches the adjacent residence. Accommodating the horizontal windows, which bring a lot of …

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Jobs in the Lumber Industry: Check Out These New Listings

Looking for a new job in the forestry and wood products industry? Check out these fresh listings from NELMA’s new job board and other sources for positions like millwrights, sawmill laborers, forestry & natural resources specialists, urban foresters, hardwood log buyers and estimators. SAWMILL MACHINE OPERATOR – Hancock Lumber, Casco, Maine Contact: Kevin Raven – kraven@hancocklumber.com Job …

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